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Overview of identities in Outlook Express for Macintosh
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For information about the differences between Microsoft Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook 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 use "identities" to enable multiple users to gain access to Outlook Express features.
Identities enable multiple users to gain access to e-mail messages and Contact information in a separate and uniquely configured environment.
Use identities in the following situations:
How to Create a New IdentityTo create a new Identity:
How to switch to your new IdentityOutlook Express uses the "Main Identity" by default. To switch to a different Identity, perform the steps in the "How to Create a New Identity" section of this article, but in the Select an Identity dialog box, click the Identity that you created, and then click OK.
Outlook Express creates a unique folder structure to store user information for your new Identity.
How to move Identities from one computer to anotherFollow thse steps to move identities from one computer to another computer:
Article ID: 280525 - Last Review: May 7, 2007 - Revision: 1.2