Re: Windows Mail Email Address
You're very welcome.
Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)
"JTW" <JTW@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:3B0D1DA7-8C93-4D22-B292-5BBA33E0B6B1@microsoft.com...
> Thanks for the reply.
> I will give this a try too.
> "Gary VanderMolen" wrote:
>> You're in luck. Microsoft added POP access for Hotmail accounts recently.
>> To set up a Hotmail POP account in Windows Mail, use these settings:
>> Windows Mail's new account wizard is hard-coded to reject Hotmail addresses.
>> So, when you enter your email address initially, give it a fake one,
>> such as firstname.lastname@example.org. After the account setup is complete, go back
>> and correct your email address.
>> Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)
>> "JTW" <JTW@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:8F484C2A-A460-4DC5-9F87-9D1B0EAB1832@microsoft.com...
>> > HBoy am I confused! I have used MSN "Hotmail.com" email account for years.
>> > Now I have Vista and I find out Hotmail is not longer supported. That is
>> > just great! I have done the stuff to still use my hotmail account (I think).
>> > However, how do I set up this Windows Live mail account?? When I put in my
>> > email address as email@example.com I get the error message that Hotmail is no
>> > longer supported. So what what is my email address extension now? I cannot
>> > send pictures out of Photoshop and other problems now that Hotmail is not
>> > supported. Anyone please help me with this great new improvement with the
>> > VISTA OS. JTW