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Can I have Outlook notify me via mail to another account when a new mail arrives?

Q: Can I have Outlook notify me via mail to another account when a new mail arrives?

I am using multiple mail accounts at work, some of which require me to use access cards at specific work stations.

I wonder if there is a way to have MS Outlook to send me a notification from my mail account B to my primary mail account A whenever my mail account B recieves an email, because I simply have no time running back and forth between workstations checking for emails that may not be there anyway.

Because of security policies, I can not simply forward mails from account B to account A, so what I need is Outlook to email me a notification saying "an email has been recieved" - nothing about the subject and/or content of the recieved email.

This would be pretty much like the notification on for example smartphones saying "one new email", but for obvious reasons I can not access this account with my smartphone, nor would I be allowed to anyway.

Is this possible, and if so, how?

Thanks in advance!

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A: Can I have Outlook notify me via mail to another account when a new mail arrives?

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My gmail emails are delivered to Outlook Express and had always displayed in full in the In Box and Sent Box so I could determine the content at a glance before even clicking on the specific email. Recently all emails...old and new...have a blank screen and I have to click on the attachment(s) to open and see the content. Text displays in Notepad and some emails also have an html view I can choose. Either option is time consuming and inconvenient as I cannot determine the content of any email at a glance.

I have experienced numerous other issues with this computer recently...feel it may have had a virus, despite having Norton 360 installed. I have resolved nearly all issues except this email problem.

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1014 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82945G Express Chipset Family, 224 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 109662 MB, Free - 47007 MB; D: Total - 37542 MB, Free - 37156 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0RD203
Antivirus: PC Cleaner Pro, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Disabled

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Ok, this is not the end of the world as we know it, but it does create a minor inconvenience when I'm away from my comp (but within earshot) and I'm waiting for an important, expected E-mail to arrive.

I realize this is lengthy but I wanted to anticipate any questions that might arise as you evaluate the problem.

Here is my basic setup:
OS is Windows XP Home
ISP/Mail Server-MSN9 (recent disk upgrade from 8.5)
I use MSN Messenger with Windows Messenger "OFF"
Outlook Express 6 (with two personal accounts)
Outlook Express is set as my default mail (as it was with MSN8.5)
Volume controls are set and sound is ok.

Problem: when I receive new E-mail and I can see the MSN Messenger alert box popup (lower right, from system tray) I am NOT getting the alert sound that I had before upgrading to MSN9 and that I've programmed/enabled to be associated with that new mail at the time of arrival.

NOTE: This started only when I recently upgraded MSN from 8.5 to 9. Before that the alert worked as I wanted it to.

I've gone through all the settings thoroughly and don't see anything checked or unchecked that's not appropriate. But, that's the reason I am posting here now. The vast knowledge and experience in this Forum hopefully may pick up something I missed or failed to do.

My ALERT settings:
MSN Navigation Bar > Help and Settings > Show All Settings > Internet Options > Sounds > Play Sounds is "Checked"
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A:No E-mail alert sound-as mail arrives

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Please Help me. I'm stuck.
Thank you,

Kent Bailey

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Would someone PLEASE help me?????

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newcomer just looking for an answer to: how one forwards their outlook mail account to an aim.com mail account?

A:How does one forward their outlook mail account to an aim.com mail account?

There are no such things as Outlook mail accounts (in the context of your question anyway). Your mail account is on a server where Outlook fetches mail from.

The better way to set up mail forwarding is on the server. If you have some sort of a web interface or a shell account, then you may be able to set the forward address yourself. Otherwise, talk to the mail server administrator.

You can set up mail filtering rules in Outlook too, which say that whenever Outlook receives a new message, it will send it so somewhere else. This approach is very bad though, since you would have to have your Outlook running 24/7 to keep the forwarding ability.

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I have been using a Windows 8 RT tablet for 2 weeks. I have Hotmail and Gmail setup. When a new email arrives the live tile shows it and the number of new emails. But I cannot get it to make some audible sound when a new email arrives. Has anyone else done this? Also I cannot get my Roadrunner email to work with Windows 8 Mail. POP is not supported yet. So I am just forwarding my Roadrunner mail to Hotmail. Has anyone found a fix for this?

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I have found that 'some' E-Mail never makes it to my INBOX. One missing item is a weekly newsletter from Mayo Clinic, another is an E-mail with my passsword for a new site I signed up for, and there may well be others.

I emptied my blocked senders list, put the Mayo Clinic addess in my contacts list and turned spamguard on. Nothing did any good.

Any solution?

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Nor is it returned to me.

It is sent to [email protected].

Where can it be going?

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I am not sure if anyone can help. I need to use Outlook for my msn account. I can get it into outlook express, but I would prefer to use Outlook. Can you help me get this going? Here is where I am at in the process: Under the General tab, it asks for your Microsoft Exchange Server, then your Mailbox ID (No Clue what should go in either box). I have already added the POP and SMPT addresses. So, to explain it all in a single sentence, I am clueless how to proceed with the setup and could use a hand. Someone who speaks plain english to an Outlook illiterate. Thanks in Advance

A:Using Outlook with msn e-mail account

first off, is your address even a pop3? most msn addresses these days are web based... which version of outlook do you have?
to add an account, go tools - email accounts, and click add new email account... if you're not sure what kind of account you have, try web based... msn should be an option (if you've done your office updates)... just in case, the web based email server is http://oe.msn.msnmail.hotmail.com/cgi-bin/hmdata

if you're sure it's a pop3, the settings are;
incoming - pop3.email.msn.com
outgoing - smtp.email.msn.com
*secure password authentication is required*

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I have just installed OL 2010 for the first time and created 3 different accounts (or identities), and now I see that there are a number of mail maps for each of these accounts.
How can I change it, so that mail to/from all accounts are placed in the same maps?

A:Outlook: I don't want a mail map for every account

You can consolidate them by moving the .pst files into the same folder:
Move an Outlook Data File (.pst) to different folder - Outlook - Office.com

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Am trying to add new account in Outlook 2000SR1 , but under Tools do not have Accounts, any suggestions

A:Outlook - New mail account

Right-click the Outlook icon on your desktop
Choose Properties

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Yesterday, my Outlook (2010) stopped retrieving e-mail from the Comcast server.  When I tried to fix it today, it still wouldn't work.  All the settings were correct, but it wouldn't retrieve my e-mail.  I deleted the account and recreated it.  Now, Outlook points to a new .pst file instead of my old Outlook.pst file, named [email protected]  To make matters worse, it doesn't delete the mail off the server.  Before, when I would open Outlook, it would download new message to my Inbox and delete them off the server.  The new messages would stay permanently in my Outlook inbox.  No more.  Now if I manually delete one through my Internet browser, it also deletes it out of my Outlook Inbox.  It’s as though the new account is just a window to the Comcast e-mail server.  I tried changing the Root Folder Path on the Advanced tab of the e-mail account settings to point to the location of my Outlook.pst folder, but that made no difference.  I also tried deleting a recent Microsoft update (KB3054976), but this did not help, either. This is a complete disaster for me, as I can't even send e-mail now, except through the server.  Any help will be greatly appreciated. 

A:Outlook 2010 e-mail account won't sync to Outlook.pst file

I figured this out.  When I reconfigured my e-mail account in Outlook, I used IMAP settings instead of POP3.  This was not how I did it before.  IMAP works great if one wants to keep all e-mail out on the server and access it from various devices.  That isn't what I do.  I changed the profile to POP3 and the poblem was solved.  Still don't know why it initially failed two nights ago, though. 

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I'm a bit confused by Microsoft's recent changes to email. Between friends and businesses, my email address (for example: [email protected]) is all over the place. Do I have to notify everyone of a new address, or will I be able to open mail sent to this original address by adding this account to Gmail or emClient?

Thanks for reviewing this.

A:Live mail...Must I notify everyone?

Do both. Many will appreciate being informed as they email you at your old address. Remember that once the old address is retired by the ISP email server, no more email accepted or forwarded from the old email address.

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Is it possible to use a non-login email in the Mail app?

I login to Windows using my personal Outlook/Microsoft account. I'd like to use my blog's Outlook address in the Mail app, so I don't need to use the web interface when replying to emails.

Is this possible without messing up my login account?

(I REALLY need to get a book on Windows 10. LOL)

A:Using non-login Outlook account in Mail?

Of course. It works with all kind of email accounts.
I have outlook, hotmail, gmail and businesses accounts in Email app. You can also set it up to get them all in one inbox.

It is pretty straightforward, just click to add email, but if you'll need any help we will be here.

Edit: You can find tutorials by Brink here.

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Please bear with me- I'm a complete 8.1 newbie and flabbergasted by the new screens!

When I first started my Dell XPS 15 yesterday with W 8.1 I was forced to enlist @ outlook.com.
Now I have an e mail acct I will never use plus my own...
And two login instances.

Can I get rid of this outlook account?

Is there any way to just enter a short password (which I need because I have a homegroup), as I had in W7 ?
I'm the only one here so I feel the risk is low.

A:Stuck with outlook.com e mail account

You might want to look into using a "Local" account instead of a Microsoft account. That's what I do. See Local Account - Switch to in Windows 8

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Is it possible to use a non-login email in the Mail app?

I login to Windows using my personal Outlook/Microsoft account. I'd like to use my blog's Outlook address in the Mail app, so I don't need to use the web interface when replying to emails.

Is this possible without messing up my login account?

(I REALLY need to get a book on Windows 10. LOL)

A:Using non-login Outlook account in Mail?

Of course. It works with all kind of email accounts.
I have outlook, hotmail, gmail and businesses accounts in Email app. You can also set it up to get them all in one inbox.

It is pretty straightforward, just click to add email, but if you'll need any help we will be here.

Edit: You can find tutorials by Brink here.

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Hi, I have previously successfully set up 4 e-mail accounts in Outlook Express (3 Hotmail and 1 with my cable co.). I tried to set up my new hotpop.com e-mail address in OE and for some reason it installed in my default mail (cable) folder and I can't get it to open its own folder. I can send and receive mail, but in comes in (and goes out of) my other e-mail account folder. I followed all the instructions in OE and the ones at hotpop.com and I can't seem to get it to open a folder specifically for that account.

Help would be greatly appreciated.

A:New e-mail account in Outlook Express

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I need to get mail from my Live Mail Account immediately  I normally view it on my phone but I need to print a doc

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I have several accounts in Windows Mail to use in different locations. When I am at home I set the appropriate account as Default. Windows Mail uses this reliably when creating mail. However, when replying to incoming mail the programme always tries to use another account (not default but one I use in Portugal) and of course it fails to Send because the settings are not correct. I have to manually change the account in the outgoing address box. Any solution?

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I have somehow deleted my personal folders in my inbox. When I restore a .pst file from previous backup, I have everything such as inbox, deleted items, sent items, etc. However, the personal folders I created within inbox are missing. I am so confused. They have had to been backed up because I can go back and recover deleted emails from years ago, yet I still cannot find my very important folders that I created within my inbox. This pertains to the discussion as I am using Outlook 2013 and I was able to find them when my hard drive failed a year ago, but as of two days ago, I cannot find them. Is there something hiding them? I have used scanpst.exe as well but to no avail.

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Hello everyone,
I am trying to save my email messages from Outlook to the Mail program on my Mac Lion (OS X El Capitain). The problem is it won't let me use the POP protocole, only IMAP works. And I really need to use POP because I want to download my messages onto my computer instead of just viewing them from the server.

Strangely, when I try to add an account, it does it automatically in IMAP without letting me choose. But if I don't write the right info, it doesn't connect and on the next window then it lets me choose. So then I add all the info.
Incoming mail server: pop-mail.outlook.com
Outgoing mail server: smtp-mail.outlook.com
Password: I'm using the 2 step verification so I'm using an application password
And I do have POP protocole activated in Outlook...

Still it won't let me add the account. Il gives the error message: Impossible to verify the name or password of the account. If I try a couple more times, it finally manages to create the new account however all the info is missing about the servers and the ports. So I add the missing info manually and yet it still doesn't work.

Thank you for your help.

A:Error adding POP Outlook account to Mail

Kagome15 said:

And I really need to use POP because I want to download my messages onto my computer instead of just viewing them from the server.Click to expand...

I suppose that's a limitation of the Mac email program. Try Thunderbird. On both Windows systems and Linux distributions I've saved IMAP messages to my computers. Never used a Mac, but I suspect that Thunderbird works equally well on it.

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MS Outlook & Windows Live mail keeps asking me to enter a security code and other personal info that I don't feel I need to give to MS. I initially used a code number sent to an alternate e-mail address I had to open in order to receive the code, to verify my current e-mail account. I told MS I didn't want to keep doing this anymore, and asked them to either stop blocking my account or delete it. They still persist with requesting my personal info, phone numbers, creating alternate e-mail accounts and passwords, etc. I'm confused as to why they need to continually make you re-verify our personal info or give additional info ?

MS uses this catchall phrase to pump personal info on personal e-mail accounts: "Call us overprotective, but we want to make sure your account is secure?" Or we suspect someone "may be" trying to access your account? Yea me! WTH is this really all about? If I am thinking Patriot Act info, is this out of line?

I have had the same e-mail account for several years and never had any known issues or problems with hackers or otherwise? Personally, I think its just a ploy to collect personal info for some use other than to make my account secure. Like a government agency wanting MS to verify all e-mail account info?

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Hi, I have just installed outlook 2007 on my vista home PC but unable to configure my gmail account. tried all stuff from the web but no luck. I am sure there is nothing to do with email settings I am entering as using same I am able to setup email on other systems with similar office. Any help would be highly appreciated! Thanks in advance!

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I am unable to access my hotmail/outlook account, I have never had to use a password to access this, my inbox normally opens up when I hit the Outlook.com - icon on the banner of Internet page. Now, the opening page is Microsoft asking me to open a free account, or sign in. I already have an account, but despite hitting the sign in button, the age remains static. Yesterday, I spent three and half hours, yes, speaking with Microsoft support, there were three advisers but not one could rectify this problem.
I have also tried to access by typing .live.com, but again, it takes me straight to this page

Over the last two weeks, this same Microsoft page has been appearing in a minimised form, which enabled me to delete and access my e-mail account, but now it fills the screen.

Can someone please guide me

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A friend has six basic POP Outlook email account on his XP. He deleted an account via the standard Tools, and Account removal process. The account no longer appears on his Accounts list. But when Outlook is launched the standard pop up window still continually appearing showing the name of the deleted account and the ?Please type user name and password? prompt. Am going demented trying to find out where the hidden profile details are so that I can delete them also for him. Any help greatly appreciated.
(He will then hopefully stop hassling me and I can collect the 3 beers he promised me if I sort it).

A:Outlook 2002 - mail account undeletable!

Go to Control Panel. Double-click the Mail icon.On the General tab, uncheck Always use this profile under the When starting Outlook use this profile option.Click okgood luck

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Hi geeks.

Long version:

An old Microsoft email account ([email protected]) from the days before Hotmail when you still could get @msn.com addresses. Account correctly set up in Windows Mail App on Windows 8 machines, no issues. Account has one outlook.com alias.

This was the only email address I have had without two step verification. Last week something happened which made to rethink my complete online / domain / email security. I both changed the password of this @msn.com account to a very complicated one and set up the two step verification using the MS Authenticator App for Windows Phone 8. Tested the set up by logging out and logging back in with the new password and as it should be, outlook.com asked for the authentication code. All was well and working.

Next step was to open Windows Mail App and change the account password there. As expected, the Mail App told me to check settings of this account, clicking the Check Settings link opened the credentials dialog. I entered the [email protected] as email address, and the new password. Got an error message telling the credentials were wrong. Logged out, logged back in, tried again, could not get the app to accept credentials.

Signed out from Windows, back in, relaunched the Mail App, removed the [email protected] account as nothing I tried with original @msn.com or newer @outlook.com alias did work. From account settings I added a new account, trying both the original @msn.com and the @outlook.com aliases. Wrong credentia... Read more

A:Unable to add Outlook.com account to Windows Mail App

Hello Kari,

If your password has more than 16 characters, then that may be the issue. Test it with no more than 16 to see if you are able to add it afterwards.

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I have just installed Outlook 2013 and started my mail account. Unfortunately I let Outlook configure my email account automatically and it configured as IMAP and not a POP account so I have an OST instead of a pst

what is the best way to delete the account I created and start again this time configuring the servers manually ?

A:redo outlook 2013 mail account

Personally I would leave the account as it is. An IMAP account have the advantage of leaving copies of e-mail on the server. So in the event of system failure all your e-mails are safe.

Are you able to send/receive e-mail ok?

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Hi! I have changed computers (from a '98 to an XP) and have set up all my email accounts in Outlook 2000. Don't want to use Outlook Express because it interferes with attachments people send me.

My problem is that it won't let me select which address I am sending from! This creates great confusion for the customers of our three businesses. I have clicked on the Options button as Outlook advises but it keeps telling me that it is out of memory and to close other programs and try again. This even happens when there is nothing else open.

Any clues?


Victoria, Australia

A:Outlook 2000 Want to specify which e-mail account to use to send

When you come to send the message, instead of using the SEND button, there is a tiny arrow just to the right of it. Click on that and it will drop down a list of the accounts you have set up for you to choose which to send from.

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A types and sends e-mail to B. C also gets a forwarded copy. We know C is the cuplrit as C has confronted A with a printed copy of the mail--with redirection symbols on each line that indicate it was forwarded.

I have scanned his system for viruses, spyware and rootkits and found none. I didn't have time to check further today so I had to stop at that point.

My question is what else is there to check? I know someone could have gotten to his computer while he wasn't present and set up some filters/rules. I had enough time to find where one might set up a rule; but, where would one look to see a full list of all rules that are already set up?

Outlook 2003, Windows XP

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I installed Outlook 2016 on my Windows 10 pc.  I have contact lists saved by google mail and outlook.com mail.  How do I copy those contact lists into the Outlook 2016 desktop client?

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I installed Outlook 2016 on my Windows 10 pc.  I have contact lists saved by google mail and outlook.com mail.  How do I copy those contact lists into the Outlook 2016 desktop client?

A:Transfer contact lists into Outlook 2016 from google mail and outlook.com mail

This should help for Gmail:https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Import-Google-Gmail-contacts-into-Outlook-edbacfde-f48c-49da-a6a3-bcbb8f4f4819And this page has a section on exporting contacts from Outlook.com (the importing instructions from the link above should then work to import into Outlook 2016):https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Export-contacts-from-Outlook-10f09abd-643c-4495-bb80-543714eca73f

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Hi to everyone, this is an awesome community! I've an issue with my Windows 8.1 Mail app: I've organized in folders almost all of the emails I regularly receive, but I can see notifications only for those miscellaneous emails which are not organized in any of my folder (so, they simply appear in the Inbox). I followed every single tutorial for similar issues, but any of them worked; and yes, I've selected to show notifications for every email in the Account options of the Mail app, but nothing changes. So, I wonder how to fix this problem and I ask you to help me, please.

Thank you for the attention.

A:Windows 8.1 Mail App doesn't notify for folders

Try this..

Mail App Email Notifications - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

Open the Mail app > Press + I

Select Accounts > Choose the Account you want to change

Under Show e-mail notifications > select All E-mail

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Im using windows 8.1 Pro, When I got email from a social network (The social updates and the newsletter) the Mail doesn't show the notification ! but if I got a email from a normal person it shows.

A:Mail doesnt notify the social updates

This video shows how to disable the social updates and newsletter so that the go to your inbox instead if this is what you are looking for.

How to remove Newsletters and Social Updates on Mail app in Windows 8.1 - YouTube

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I can only guess that the Account.equals() method in Windows' codebase looks like this:
return this.emailAddress == account.emailAddress;

A while back, I realized I no longer needed my Hotmail address, and set up my Microsoft account to use my G-mail address. This simplified things quite a lot for me. This is the account I use to log into Windows 8.
I just decided to try out the much-hated Mail app, and set up my G-mail account there. After some imperfectness, I thought about just removing it and using Chrome G-mail on its own. However, I ran into this:
They seem to falsely think that my G-mail account is the same as my Microsoft account, when in reality there's no reason I shouldn't be able to remove this. (Heck, it wasn't there 10 minutes ago) Any ideas? If this is a real bug, any way to submit it to Microsoft?

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I am new to Vista and actually like Windows Mail. I have my ISP email account which works as it should in Windows Mail. I also have a @live.com (I suppose this is the replacement for the hotmail account.). Is there a way of adding the @live.com account to the accounts in Windows Mail? If this should be addressed in the Vista Forum feel free to move it please. TIA for any help

A:Solved: Windows Mail and @live.com mail account

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Can't directly create or sync my google mail in windows 8.
In other site i see mail account option including account in google but in my version i doestn show up
Pls Help

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I am using Windows 10 and Outlook 2007. I set up a new e-mail account with Outlook.com and then set that account up in my Outlook 2007 software. When I attempt to send/receive my e-mail my @outlook.com account returns the following error: Sending and Receiving reported error (0x80040126) : the operation cannot be performed because the connection to the server is offline.

I have no idea how to fix this. Can anyone help?

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i have been going nuts over this, and i am sure that it is a very simple process, but i need to have my outlook express on my work computer be active in accessing my e-mail address from work. can anyone help?

A:i need to link an e-mail account to outlook express 2000

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Hi. I have a similar problem. I don't have a Microsoft account, I don't want one. My Windows 8 E-Mail address is for the E-Mail account on the family webserver, and yet when I get the confirmation E-Mail, it links me to a hotmail/outlook login page.

hotmail/outlook can't process my Windows 8 E-Mail account, how do I get past this aggravating obstacle?

A:hotmail/outlook can't process my Windows 8 E-Mail account

When Win 8 asks you to verify your account, it shows you your email address in one box with some of the characters replaced by *s and wants you to type in the email address in its entirety in another box. Once you do that, an email is sent to that address with a code for you to enter to verify.

There shouldn't be any confusion about which email address to enter unless you have 2 different but very similar email addresses.

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I held out and downloaded Windows 10 on the last day it was going to be free. I?ve been having some email issues ever since. Some have been solved; one has been a toothache.

Although Microsoft wants to wean people off of Windows Live Mail in favor of the built in mail interface in Windows 10, I want to keep using WLM.

I need two email accounts set up on WLM. One I have set, a IMAP account (a Time Warner Roadrunner account) which is working properly and the other an outlook.com email account which isn?t. (All the settings on the two accounts are IDENTICAL with the exception of the server names)

The OUTLOOK account is also set a IMAP and the setting are correct as I can send and receive emails?both properly going through the proper server and being able to be read in my hand held device and on the outlook.com web site.

The problem is I can?t get folders to populate in WLM on that account, so I can?t see (read) incoming mail from there, nor do I have a SENT folder to verify that my emai ?went.?

The step which I can not get to happen in to ?DOWNLOAD FOLDERS?, i.e. the ?Inbox?, ?Drafts?, ?Sent Items?, ?Junk E-mail?, and ?Deleted Items? folders.

There is a link to click to download those folders (?Windows Live Mail needs to download the folders before you can read the messages in this account. To download the folders, click DOWNLOAD link?)but it churns and churns and churns then finally times out with an error message that reads:

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A:Outlook.com email account on Windows LIve Mail

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I have a client I'm trying to help with an e-mail issue. I was handling this remotely and can't give you much info about the system beyond the fact that he is running Windows 7. 
He has Outlook 2007 on the system and was previously popping his Gmail into Outlook and everything was working fine. Then he bought a tablet and set his e-mail up on the tablet and says that the next time he tried to get to his e-mail on his computer it didn't work. 
I first tried to set up a new account in Outlook using IMAP. I followed Gmails guidelines and triple checked the settings so I know they are correct. It still wouldn't work and just rendered a generic error saying the servers couldn't be contacted. 
The client then agreed to try Thunderbird. I attempted to set up the account in Thunderbird but it said the password was not valid. I then re-checked his e-mail address and had him enter his password again. Still didn't work. 
Out of curiosity I then entered the information one of my own Gmail accounts and again it said the password was incorrect. I then entered the information for one of my Yahoo accounts, and again it said the information was incorrect. 
At this point, I am at a loss as to where to go from here. Any help would be greatly appreciated. 

A:Unable to retrieve e-mail from Outlook or set up account in Thunderbird

G'day PrimeMinisterX, and Welcome to BC
I assume you are trying to set up these a/c's with imap type settings......
Try using pop3 settings for Incoming.....and leave the outgoing settings as they are

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I have been cleaning up my folders/files and moved all my videos and images + documents to an external hard drive. Now I can't find all my current emails and folders. I can find an old version from beginning of 2013 with a different email address I no longer use.

However, I have just checked my external drive and I have found one OUTLOOK data file file showing my correct email address size 1.36 Gb and a small data OUTLOOK file size 158MB.

How can I restore and transfer the two data files back into my OUTLOOK? I also need to get rid of the older version email address which I no longer use.

Hope someone could help me please.

A:OH DEAR!! I have lost all folders in my OUTLOOK Mail account.

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,

Have you checked for any previous versions of the data file? From the file properties tab "Previous Versions" (assuming you have System Restore turned on for files)

You handle all data files from the Account Settings, tab "Data files". But I think you can just copy and replace the data file with your backup as long as the names are the same and Outlook isn't running.

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Following on from the thread about changing Windows Live ID (New mail address, new Windows Live ID???), and successfully integrating the new @live.no account into Office Outlook 2007, I'm discovering to my disappointment that the new account can't filter mail.

With my old pop/smtp account, I could set up rules to divert mail from specific groups or senders to a specific folder. For example, my pop account filters out and places email from the various Yahoo forums I subscribe to into specific folders created for the purpose. This is the function of the "create rule" facility in Outlook 2007.

Now the new Windows Live email setup is what they call an imap account. It has its own pst file and its own inbox and outbox in Office 2007 Outlook. These can't be merged with the old inbox or outbox because they're two different systems apparently.

What I can't understand is why I can't "create rules" for mail coming through my Live email account. Or rather, I can create the rules, but the imap system just doesn't follow them. No Yahoo forum mail is placed automatically into the relevant Yahoo forum folders in Outlook 2007.

Have I misunderstood something, because an email service/account which doesn't allow me to create rules or filter mail, is not really much use to me

A:How to filter mail with a Live account in Outlook 2007?

you might be able to set up rules if you go into the web version of the live email account
This way it will filter before it gets into your outlook 2007

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A:Outlook Xp “include This Account When Receiving Mail Or Synchronizing”

XP uses some damn grouping thing. It sucks. I went back to 2000 because I hated that issue, and some others.

Try checking out the grouping option.

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I recently installed EMET but it never seems to have worked right. It often blocks access to my Outlook e-mail account as well as to various other utility and IE 11 helper programs. What is causing this, and is the only solution going to be for me to use
a good 3rd party uninstaller to remove it totally??

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I have one workstation and want to have two Outlook2000 mail accounts on this workstation. I need to have two different individuals receive email on this one workstation. Does anyone know how to configure this?

A:Outlook 2000: How to Create an Internet Mail Account

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I have installed Office 2007 (I am still running Windows XP) and want to use Outlook 2007 as my default mail. I am running Outlook Express at present. I followed Microsoft's instructions to import all my folders across but when I tried to import account name and account settings from Outlook Express under the Import and Export facility in Outlook I clicked Import Internet Mail Account Settings and then Next but received a message saying there were no other Internet accounts. My mail is still only being sent and received from Outlook Express. When I open Outlook 2007 it asks if I want to make it my default and I clicked yes but my mail is still only being sent and received from Outlook Express. Can you advise how I make Outlook 2007 my default mail account?
Hope this all makes sense!

A:How do I make Outlook 2007 my default mail account?

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