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by cleopie / March 3, 2005 11:03 PM PST

i can't figure out how to setup the email account or even if i should. when i get to pop 3 and the box smpt what do i put in there? do i want it to be the default ,

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by TONI H / March 3, 2005 11:11 PM PST
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you will type (or .net depending on your ISP) for both items. Sometimes it will be and though

Where ISP is you use the same as the part after the @ in your email address you have with them.


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Re: Outlook Express
by Kees Bakker / March 4, 2005 12:10 AM PST
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There's no default for that. They are different between ISP's. It's the Internet-name of their mailserver (computer).
So check the documentation you got from your ISP, or their help pages on the web, or ask their helpdesk/customer support.


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(NT) (NT) Type smtp for SMTP
by caktus / March 4, 2005 6:51 AM PST
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go to
by PudgyOne / March 4, 2005 5:49 PM PST
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Go to

and type in Outlook Express and your email provider (hotmail, yahoo, CompuServe, AOL, ETC)

you will find instructions on how to setup your account(if it's possible) Some accounts chrge a fee to use Outlook Express with their email accounts. If you get a letter from them after it's configured, then it will give you the answer you need

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Check with your ISP
by glb613 / March 4, 2005 6:09 PM PST
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Each company has their own server. You need to fill in that information for your account to work.

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