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Old 05-03-2002, 07:12 AM   #1
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Computer Question regarding Microsoft Outlook 2000

I recently loaded Microsoft Office 2000 on my computer. One of the items on Microsoft 2000 is Outlook which is a calender/contact list/email/etc program. I would very much like to use the email function. However, when I try to put my info in it on the 3rd screen it starts asking me about what my incoming and outgoing mail servers are? I have know idea what this means and what I should enter?

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Old 05-03-2002, 07:44 AM   #2
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it depends on your mail server i.e the service that provides you e-mail access.

An example: if you are using Outlook to d/l messages from your, say, Myrealbox e-mail account, here's what you put in:

Incoming mail:
Outgoing mail:

If you're not sure, do email your service provider.


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Old 05-03-2002, 04:31 PM   #3
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yeah, what foray said.

when you sign up with your isp, they should provide you information on what your incoming and outcoming servers are. i have found they're generally pop3 for incoming and smtp for outcoming. and those might or might not be featured in the addresses you plug in. good luck!
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foray and Khanada-

Thanks for your help. I called my ISP and got it figured out. Have a great weekend!

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