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Step 1: Start your Outlook Express program. If you are shown any kind of wizard or setup step-by-step, cancel the wizard and follow the instructions here. After the wizard is gone, choose "Accounts" from the "Tools" menu at the top of the window. (Example below)

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Step 2: In the next window that pops up, "Internet Accounts", click the "Add" button to the right and choose "Mail..." from the popup menu.

Screen Shot of Menu

Step 3: In the new window, "Internet Connection Wizard" , enter your name in the "Display Name" box. When your email shows up in someone else's inbox, they will see this name as the sender. It can be your personal name, department or company name. After entering the name, press the "Next" button.

Step 4: In the next window enter your email address. After entering the email address, press the "Next" button.

Step 5: In the next window, make sure the first box shows "POP3". To do this, click on the small arrow and move your mouse to click on POP3. In the second box, "Incoming Mail", enter mail.network56.com as shown. Repeat this information in the "Outgoing Mail" box. After entering the mail server names, press the "Next" button.

Step 6: In the next window, enter your email address again in the first box, "Account Name". In the next box, enter your password that was provided by Network56.com. Next, check the "Remember password" box. That way, each time you send and receive email, you do not have to type in your password. Do NOT check the "Secure Password Authentication" checkbox. Network56.com does not provide SPA authentication. After entering the information, press the "Next" button.

Step 7: You have completed the main process of setting up your email. There is one more grooup of settings to complete. Click the "Finish" button and proceed to the next instruction set below.

Step 8: You will now be back at the "Internet Accounts" window. Click on the account in the window so that it is highlighted. Next, click the "Properties" button on the right side of the window.

Step 9: In the "Properties" window, change the information to reflect you name, company name and email. Make sure to check the box for "Include this account when receiving mail". When completed, click on the "Servers" tab at the top of the window.

Step 10: In the "Servers" window, near the bottom, check the box that says "My server requires authentication". This setting is required so that unauthorized users cannot send email out using your account and in your name. If you forget to check this box, you will be able to receive email, but not send email. When you have checked this box, click on the "Settings" button to the right of the checkbox.

Step 11: In the "Outgoing Mail Server" window that pops up, be sure that the "Use same settings as my incoming mail server" is checked. Then click on "OK" which will close this window.

Step 12: Click on the Advanced Tab and Change the Outgoing mail (SMTP) to 26. Leave 110 in the Incoming mail (POP3) box. Click Apply and then OK.

Step 13:Then click Close to close out the Accounts Box.

Step 14: You are now ready to send and receive email.

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