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Windows Live Mail

Setting up an email account in Windows Live Mail

The first time you open Windows Live Mail after installation, the new email account setup wizard should open automatically.  Choose "Manually Configure Server Settings" at the bottom.

The top portion of Windows Live Mail's email account setup screen, "Incoming Server Information", collects the information needed to receive emails from your mail server.

Your email account is POP3.

Incoming mail server:

Login ID is usually the first part of your email address, before the "@".

Outgoing mail server:

Check the box for "My outgoing server requires authentication"

Next - you're done!