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Vista - Setup Email Account

Open Windows (Vista) Mail , go to Tools menu and select Accounts...

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Click the "Add..." button.

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Make sure 'Email Account' is selected and click on "Next" button.

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Enter your Display Name. (This is your full name as you would like it to appear when you send messages to other people.) Then click Next.

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Enter your E-mail Address.

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This is the address that your contacts' email program will reply to your messages. This is also the address that will get recorded in your contacts' address book if they add you as a contact.

Click Next.

Within the 'Setup e-mail servers' screen:

Select POP from the list of server types.

Enter mail.domain.co.za in the "Incoming Mail Server" field.

Enter Please ask your current ISP eg: Telkom = smtp.saix.net in the "Outgoing Mail Server" field.

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Click Next.

Enter your E-Mail address in the "E-mail username" Name" field, and your password in "Password" field if you wish.

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Click Next

Make sure 'Do not download my e-mail and folders at this time' checkbox is checked and click "Finish" button to return to your account list.

Highlight your Mail account, then click "Properties" button.

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Click the 'Servers' tab.

Under Outgoing Mail Server, check the box labeled "This server requires authentication".

Click 'Settings' button.

Check that Logon Information is set to Use the same settings as my incoming mail server.

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Click "OK" button

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Click the 'Advanced' tab.

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Click OK.

Your Mail account is now configured to check and send mail.