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NOTE: These procedures only apply if you have installed Outlook with the Internet Mail Only option. To determine your installation type, click About Microsoft Outlook on the Help menu. If you have the Internet Mail Only option installed, you see "Internet Mail Only".
For information about the differences between Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Outlook Express e-mail clients, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/257824/EN-US/ )OL2000: Differences Between Outlook and Outlook Express
This article describes how to create a new mail account for use with the Internet Only (IMO) version of Microsoft Outlook 98 when it is run for the first time and how to set up multiple individual e-mail accounts on one computer.
Before starting you will need a connection to your Internet Service Provider, (ISP) your e-mail account server names, and your e-mail account name.
After Outlook 98 (IMO) is installed, you must set up your mail account. When Outlook is started for the first time it will prompt you for information to set up a mail account. See the section titled "Set Up an Internet Mail Account" for more information and start with step 4. If you want to set up the account before Outlook is run for the first time start with step 1.
If you want to set up multiple e-mail accounts for one ISP see the section, "Setup Multiple E-mail Accounts On One ISP Account" below.
Set Up an Internet Mail AccountTo set up your Internet mail account, follow these steps:
Setup Multiple E-mail Accounts On One ISP AccountThere are some Internet Service Providers that allow multiple e-mail accounts with the one ISP account. The problem arises in setting up the individual accounts on the users computer.
To set up multiple e-mail accounts for one ISP account on a single computer there are three tasks to accomplish that goal.
Set the Passwords Options
Set Up Additional Internet E-mail AccountsFor instructions on how to set up additional Internet e-mail accounts see the section, "Set Up an Internet Mail Account" above.
Create a New Personal FolderTo finish the process you need to define a new personal folder for the user. To do this, use the following steps:
Article ID: 179504 - Last Review: October 7, 2013 - Revision: 1.0