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Introduction to Outlook Express

Outlook Express is one of the most popular email programs.
If you're running Windows 98, you might have noticed a shortcut
called Outlook Express Outlook Express Shortcut lurking on your Desktop.
Outlook Express comes shipped with Windows 98.
If you're still on Windows 95 and would like to get Outlook Express,
you only need to install the free Internet Explorer 4 browser.
You can find Internet Explorer 4 on almost every magazine cover CD.

To launch Outlook Express, double-click on its shortcut located on your Desktop, or press Start>>Programs>>Internet Explorer and click Outlook Express icon.
If you're currently using Outlook Express continue reading to learn about its exciting features...
If you're sending and receiving email with Eudora or Netscape Messenger and want to switch to Outlook Express, you will see how you can easily do it by the end of this tutorial.

First time run...

The first time you run Outlook Express, you will need to setup an internet mail account, just make sure you have all account information: username, password
(usually the same as Dial-up connection), SMTP and POP3 server -this is where all your messages are stored,
it's like a mailbox.
Every time you want to send/receive a message, Outlook Express logs on to the server and retrieves all emails.

Double-click on Outlook Express shortcut to launch the program, or
go to
Start>>Programs>>Internet Explorer and press Outlook Express Outlook Express icon
A window appears displaying a list of folders, choose where you want to store all the messages by selecting a folder.
C:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook Express
Next, you will be prompted to enter your account information just follow the instructions and fill in your settings, remember to press

Next to go to the next window.
For the meantime we will not setup a News account, so skip it.
Finish to finalize all account settings and launch Outlook Express.

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