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Outlook Basics is an HTML Help file that provides beginning users ofMicrosoft Outlook 97 an introduction to profiles, services, address books,and how to configure and use them with Outlook. This file demonstrates howto configure Outlook to use e-mail accounts with the following services:
Microsoft Exchange Server
Internet Mail (POP3 and SMTP)
The Microsoft Network (MSN) e-mail system
Outlook Basics also shows how to setup the Outlook contacts as an addressbook and how to make them available to other Microsoft Office programs.
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
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For additional information about configuring Outlook, in a text format, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
161973 OL97: Troubleshooting Outlook Configuration Problems