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Outlook Express Setup

Windows includes Outlook Express. What follows are simple step by step instructions for configuring this program to send and receive email.

If you have any problems or need assistance with any part of this installation, you may contact our technical support staff at the numbers listed on your Startup Kit. If you are able to connect and check your e-mail, Technical Support can be reached at

Outlook Express Mail Setup

  1. Start Oulook Express.

  2. Click on 'Tools', and then 'Accounts'. From the 'Internet Accounts' menu that appears, click on 'Add', and then click on'Mail'.

    A new window pops for you to walk through configuring your mail.:

  3. Click on 'Create a new Internet mail account', then click 'Next'.

  4. Type your name in the 'Display name:' field, then click on 'Next'.

  5. Enter your full e-mail address ( in the 'E-mail address:' field, then click 'Next'.

  6. Make sure 'POP3' is selected under 'My incoming mail server is.

    Type in the 'Incoming mail (POP3 or IMAP) server' field.

    Type in the 'Outgoing mail (SMTP) server' field, then click 'Next'.

  7. Enter your username (as it appears on your Startup Kit) in the 'Account name:' field, and then enter your password into the 'Password' field. You may select 'Remember Password so you will not be prompted for the password each time you check your mail. Click on 'Next'.

  8. Click 'Finish' on the 'Congratulations' screen.

  9. Click 'Send and Receive' to check your Texas.Net e-mail account.
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