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This article describes how to change your existing Internet e-mail account information. For example you might want Outlook to show a different e-mail address or display name when you send e-mail messages.
The procedures for changing your e-mail account information are different, depending on how you installed Outlook. This article discusses both the Internet Mail Only (IMO) and the Corporate or Workgroup (CW) procedures for changing e-mail account information.
For more information about how to tell which Outlook installation type you are using, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196041/ )How to tell what type of Outlook setup you have
Before You StartTo change your existing account information, you need information about your new account. This information is available from your Internet service provider (ISP). The information that you need includes:
How to Change Your Account Information with Outlook (IMO)You can easily change your e-mail account information, such as your e-mail address and display name. Use these steps to access your e-mail account properties:
For more information about how to set up Internet mail accounts, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/195578/ )How to set up Internet mail accounts in Outlook 2000 Internet Mail Only installation
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/179950/ )](IMO) How to set up Internet mail accounts
How to Change Your Account Information with Outlook (CW)With the Corporate or Workgroup setup of Outlook, your Internet e-mail account information is in the properties of the Internet E-mail service. To access your e-mail account properties:
For more information about each setting in the Account Properties dialog box, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/195500/ )How to configure the Internet E-mail Information Service in Outlook 2000 installed with Corporate Workgroup (CW)
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/179751/ )(CW) Configuring the Internet Mail Information service
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/165228/ )How to configure the Internet Mail Information service