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How to know what type of Outlook Setup options that you are using
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This article describes the different Microsoft Outlook Setup options, and how you can tell which option you are using.
There are three different ways to set up Outlook depending on how you intend to use the program. They are Corporate or Workgroup, Internet Mail Only, and No E-mail.
Corporate or WorkgroupCorporate or Workgroup provides full MAPI (Messaging Application Programming Interface) compliance. This allows connection to any MAPI compliant mail server.
It also uses the functions of Windows messaging. To add services to Outlook, click Services on the Tools menu. This is the same as double- clicking the Mail icon in Control Panel.
Available Corporate or Workgroup Services:
Internet Mail OnlyInternet Mail Only provides services to connect to multiple Internet service providers (ISP) and their POP3, SMTP, or IMAP mail servers. In addition, you can connect to Internet-based directory services, some of which are listed below.
To modify or add any of these services, on the Tools menu, click Accounts to see a list of current e-mail, IMAP, and directory services.
Accounts (Multiple Internet Accounts):
Contact your ISP for mail server information for your account, including incoming (POP3) and outgoing (SMTP) mail server names, password, and account name. If you have multiple accounts, you must give each mail account its own name.
The following is a sample of available Directory Services (Internet Based Directories):
This option uses a personal folder (*.pst) to store Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, Journal, and Notes.
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No E-mailThe No E-mail option sets up Outlook as a desktop information manager with no mail functionality. This option uses a personal folder (*.pst) to store Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, Journal, and Notes.
How to Tell Which Setup Option You Have
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/195507/ )Switching from one installation type to another