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Set up Hotmail account in Outlook 2003

Question: Set up Hotmail account in Outlook 2003

I am trying to set up a Hotmail account in Outlook 2003 version using a lap top computer with Windows 7 operating system. I have set up other types of accounts but I just need to know what settings to use.

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Answer: Set up Hotmail account in Outlook 2003

Closing duplicate thread, one thread per issue please.

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hi, i want to access my two hotmail accounts via outlook 2003 but apparently more than one hotmail account is not supported. is there any way to get around this?error number 0x800cccf0

Answer:outlook 2003 and more than one hotmail account

1. Start Outlook. 2. On the Tools menu, click E-mail Accounts. 3. Click Add a new e-mail account, and then click Next. 4. Click Additional Server Types, and then click Next. 5. In the Additional Server Types box, click Microsoft Office Outlook Connector for MSN, and then click Next. 6. In the Microsoft Office Outlook Connector for MSN dialog box, type your name and your Microsoft .NET Passport e-mail address and password in the appropriate boxes, and then click Sign In. 7. Click OK when you receive the message that the e-mail account that you added does not start until you restart Outlook. 8. Quit and then restart Outlook.

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I recently boought Office 2003 and I am having some trouble setting Outlook to open my hotmail account. Whenever I try to "Add new e-mail account" onto Outlook I go through the wizard and follow all the instructions (entering my e-mail account name, password etc) and it gets as far as transferring my hotmail files to Outlook and then an error window apears saying "the server responded 'access to Hotmail via Outlook and Outlook express now requires a subscription' please upgrade at http//upgrade.msn.com'".Ok I checked out that link and the only way to upgrade there is by paying a subscription (which I don't want to do). Also the funny thing is that a friend of mine just configured his Hotmail account to Outlook only a few days ago without a problem??Does anyone know how I can set up Outlook to my Hotmail without paying a subscription??

Answer:Setting up Outlook 2003 with my hotmail account???

As suggested in this link click hereyou could try MrPostman from click hereThis works for most webmail. I tried it with Yahoo, just to test it, and it worked It is has a configuration to work with Hotmail.I am not going to delete my Hotmail folders to try it while I can currently D/L to OE :-))

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I have a new computer.  I just noticed an old picture, which is not in my new computer saved, is STILL showing up as profile picture on emails I send.  I put a new picture up, BUT the old picture is still showing up on emails I forward.  HOW
CAN I DELETE THIS?
I have no pictures saved on my new computer in C drive, public folders.

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How do I get my Hotmail emails over into my new Outlook Hotmail account I inadvertently created my new account without checking properly
 

Answer:How to get my old Hotmail emails into my new Outlook Hotmail account

Here's how you add your Hotmail account to your Outlook.com account. I don't know if you'll get your messages over or not. They're two separate accounts that can't be merged.

http://help.outlook.com/en-us/140/ms.exch.ecp.newsubscription.aspx
 

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Can you get back old Hotmail account, after having renamed it to new Outlook account?
Well here is Microsoft's answer on Reddit!

If you renamed your account, and want to rename it back to the original name, you can do that.
IMPORTANT: This may not work if you are outside of the US and have a "@live.com" or "@Hotmail.com" address!
First, remove the alias that was created when you renamed your account (the alias will be for the original name).
Go to http://account.live.com, select "Notifications" then "manage your email preferences" and you'll find links to remove aliases.
Second, go back to the Rename page, Sign In and rename back to the original name.

Hope it helps someone!

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I have a Windows 10 phone (Verizon 735), a couple of Windows 10 laptops, and annual Office 365 subscription. Just a home user and have all my Contacts/Calendar in Outlook, but don't have an Outlook email account....just AOL accounts which I get via Imap/Pop.
In past, I setup m.hotmail.com to sync across laptops and phone but sketchy at best. Just got notifications to "Re-connect Outlook 2016 ". Deleted old Outlook account and added new account....tried no hotmail this time. Outlook came up great...only 1 calendar!!!!! However nothing syncing with phone. Assume still need hotmail?
All I want to do is have my Outlook contacts and calendar synced with all my devices. Assume this should be very basic as guess all this is on "My Cloud"? Also, should be the minimum if Windows phone has any chance. Appreciate any help.

Answer:Syncing Outlook 365 contacts and calendar without an Outlook Email or Exchange (Hotmail) account.

It all comes from accounts.
What account do you use for Office 365 sign in?

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I'm a Hotmail Plus (is that the right term?) user so I'm paying for expanded service. It's been fine for nearly a year now, but recently, my connection has been shaky - sometimes connecting, sometimes not.

Now, I can't connect at all and I get the following errors:

Task 'Hotmail: Folder:Inbox Synchronizing headers.' reported error (0x800CCC0D) : 'The server could not be found.'

Task 'Hotmail: Folder:Inbox Synchronizing headers.' reported error (0x800CCC19) : 'A timeout occurred while communicating with the server.'


I did some trial and error work and realized that the problem is with the URL I'm using:

http://services.msn.com/svcs/hotmail/httpmail.asp

This address must be incorrect because when I put in "http://www.hotmail.com" instead, it allowed me to get through but only once. That means that the issue is not with my Outlook.

Is there another address and is anyone else having issues with the above address?

What else could be wrong?
 

Answer:Hotmail and Outlook 2003 (Small Bus. Edition) - NOT Outlook Express

This thread looks pretty old but nobody responded so....Hotmail to Outlook 2003 or above now has a "connector" that you need to download in order for Hotmail and Outlook to sync correctly. Here's the download location for Office Outlook Connector: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...B1-DF0A-46E1-AA93-7D4870871ECF&displaylang=en
Good luck.
 

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Hi Guys,

My wife cannot access her Outlook/Hotmail account, every time she logs in she gets the message "It looks like someone else might be using your account"
we have tried to verify the account and change the password using the on screen instructions however all we get is thrown back to the above message?
I have Googled this and it looks as if there is no easy fix, the one option appears to be we follow link and pay a technician £14.99 to cure the problem.
I am not fussed about the money but I am not sure if the technician is genuine?
Any help would be useful

Thank You
 

Answer:Cannot get into Outlook/Hotmail account

That option is a scam. Currently, Hotmail/Outlook are having problems, down for many users.

Get the machine checked for spyware/malware, there may be a redirect or similar in use.
 

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I'm sure this has been answered many times but I couldn't find anything in archives. I have a hotmail account that I access through www.hotmail.com. How do I set up this account using Microsoft Outlook? I'm confused as to what I need to do.

Thanks for your help.

Nancy
 

Answer:how to set up hotmail account in Outlook

I dont know about Outlook, but in Outlook Express
File>>Identities>>New Identity

Go through the wizard, when it says
My Incomimg Mail Server Is:
choose HTTP. For mail service provider, choose Hotmail. Go through the rest of the wizard.
 

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Hello,

I have just got a regular free @hotmail.co.uk email address but i was just wondering whether i could use it in outlook express or a similar desktop e-mail system.

Thanks
Andy
 

Answer:Hotmail account in Outlook

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I have a hotmail account i want to use in outlook how do i get outlook to import my hotmail account also is it possible to import my msn messenger contacts into outlook?

Answer:outlook and hotmail account

The free Hotmail account will no longer work with Outlook.If I remember rightly a figure of about £12.00 is required to open yourself up to the biggest Spam-fest in the business.Don't get me wrong, I use Hotmail, but the levels of spam in it's system is huge and their filters only get about 2/3rd of it. You also have to check the spam folder anyway, just to see if anything has been incorrectly assigned.I reckon it's less hastle to leave the lot on line.

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i can't get hotmail to work properly in outlook 2003 like it does in outlook express. for example:

-- when new mail arrives, outlook 2003 doesn't play a sound or show the envelope icon in the system tray.

-- when i open outlook 2003, it doesn't open directly to the hotmail folder, but instead it opens with the personal folders. can i get rid of the personal folder?

help anyone?
 

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I tried to import my hotmail contacts into Outlook 2003 yesterday. What I did was create my hotmail account in Outlook express then export from Hotmail into OE. Once this was done I tried to import my contacts from OE to Outlook 2003. Now this is where it gets a little confusing. When I exported my contacts(I thought) from Hotmail, it actually downloaded my address book from Hotmail. Now all my recent contacts are in Hotmail contacts not address book. I spent 5 hours trying to fix this last night, anybody, please, anythoughts. From doing some investingating this morning somebody mentions to copy the Hotmail contacts into .txt file and save on desktop then import that into Outlook 2003. Please help, I have hundreds of contacts that I need.

Also, why can't I reply to a message that I recieved in my hotmail account that I set up in Outlook 2003. Please help
 

Answer:Outlook 2003 & Hotmail PLEASE HELP ME

Hi HelpLineguy

Along the same lines, will require a bit of work.
Open the Hotmail website, create a new message.
Click the To: field
Add every contact into the To: field, until all contacts are added, or you receive a message that you can add no more.

Then Right click in the To: field > Select All > Copy.
Paste all the Contacts into the Body of the message, then delete the entries in the To: Field and insert your email address.

You now have a backup of your Contacts, that are comma separated, send yourself that message.
Select and Copy all the email addresses in the body of the message and paste them into a Text File, save the file with a .csv file extension then Import them into Outlook 2003.

Also, why can't I reply to a message that I received in my hotmail account that I set up in Outlook 2003. Please helpClick to expand...

Are you receiving an error message?
If so, please post the exact message.
Were you able to Reply in Outlook Express?
 

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'lo there-

gotta problem here. i've been using Outlook 2003 for about 4 months and had no bad luck with it up until now. i've added my existing hotmail account and had been able to send and receive emails without any issues. the snag that i've ran into quite a bit within the last few weeks is that i will send an email out to a correct address but the person never receives it. thought maybe i would doing something really stupid like having typos but that isn't the case. i have an yahoo account that i sent a couple of test messages to and they're getting there days later but mostly not at all. i've uninstalled and reinstalled Outlook 2003 but my outlook has been pretty sucky so far. does anyone know what goof-off mistake i've been making? thanks in advance
 

Answer:Outlook 2003 & Hotmail

Keep in mind that Outlook only supports 1 HTTP email account per profile. The Hotmail account is HTTP so if your Yahoo account is also HTTP they cannot co-exist peacefully in the same profile. This type of behavior can also be caused by a corrupted .PST file. If your Yahoo account is POP3 then try creating a new profile to see if that helps.
 

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i can't seem to get outlook 2003 to display an envelope icon in the system tray and play a sound when i have new mail via my hotmail account. it works in outlook express, though. any ideas?
 

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OK My first, and probably dim, question. Here goes:
Have just started using Hotmail with Outlook 2003, but in folders (other than Inbox) it only shows emails filed prior to Dec 2007? How can I get it to show the recent emails? Any polite advice gratefully received!

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I would like to set up a Hotmail Account in Outlook 2003. I need the settings to create the account.
 

Answer:Outlook 2003 and Hotmail

If I remember right it can not be done.

Why the double post?
 

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I use Windows XP and run Outlook 2003 which I use to manage my Hotmail accounts (amongst other things). When I reply to or forward a message that I have received via Hotmail the icon next to it does not change i.e. no purple or blue arrow. With a memory like mine that's no good - some people get two replies and some get none! Previously I used outlook Express and didn't have this trouble.I have had a quick look on the Microsoft Knowledgebase and can't find anything to help.Does anyone have any ideas if it is possible to get these icons to appear?ThanksDJM

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I have an outlook account <removed by mod>
i'm not able to login here because of password is incorrect, so finally how to reset it. I'm using window 10 OS.
I need toll free Outlook/Hotmail support number.
 

Answer:How to get back into my Outlook/Hotmail account?

i have removed the email address as it will provide you with a lot of SPAM
There is no support number , for outlook/hotmail as far as I know, BUT that may have changed now with Windows 8 (when MS first started linking email accounts to PCs for login)
you can goto chat - and MS will assist via Chat service

If you have forgotten the password - goto another Pc that works
Login page for the account
Then click on forgotten password
you then have to either do
a) Enter the mobile number to get a text code to reset - these should have been set up when the account was first created
b) Enter the alternative email address to get a Code to reset - these should have been set up when the account was first created
c) Enter the answers to the security questions

If you cannot do any of these - then there is a form to try and rescover the account
You need to provide a lot of details, and on the three attempts I have tried this to help people, they have an email back saying not enough information and ended up changing to a new email address and never did recover - BUT Thats before this windows 8 and using MS password

so you maybe OK to use Chat line

What country are you in - you may have a support number - not sure it will be toll free
the UK is 0344 800 2400
 

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Does anyone know how to set up Outlook Express to receive Hotmail emails. It needs a POP3 and SMTP server and everything I've tried just brings up an error message.

Answer:Using a Hotmail account via Outlook Express

As soon as you type in your hotmail e-mail addy in the second question you are asked to fill in in the wizard, OE automates those details for you. How are you setting this up?

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Hi.
I still have a Hotmail account I want to secure better. Right now all I have to do is enter my email address and then approve the login with the authenticator on my phone.
Well jeez.. talking about making it easy to break into my account! If someone knows the code of my phone, all they need to do is look at my iPhone info and they can see my email address. Then, simply enter the email address and approve it and BAM they're in!
At least Gmail asks for a password AND the authenticator code when logging onto an 'unknown' device. Or does it work the same way for Hotmail/Live/Outlook?
I prefer to always log in with my password initially. If I didn't have a password on my PC, they'd very easily be able to log into my Hotmail account, since 'stealing' a phone login code is very, very easy. People will just stand behind you, watch you tap your login and BAM it's game over. Sure, they'd still need to get a hold of my phone, but man, I just hate it that Hotmail switched it around.
You should always have to enter your password first, and an extra code from your phone as an extra.
I'm asking this specifically, because my Gmail has a Hotmail account as backup email address.
Thanks.

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When I install my hotmail account into my Outlook 2010 I cannot have that account in my regular pst.

How can I solve that so that I have all my accounts just in one pst?
God bless

Answer:hotmail account and Outlook 2010

I don't think you can because hotmail is web based and outlook is pop3, so they have to be seperate

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I told the computer NO I do NOT want to "try" outlook go directly to hotmail when it started showing up upon log in. Well it ignored me and forced it on me anyway. At first it would let me just use that gear thing and tell it to switch back. It KEEPS doing it though? Is there a way to make it NOT automatically force the outlook on me? Something is wrong with it if I use the IE browser to get into my email. It lets me log in then sits there spinning its wheels indefinitely. I figured out to go use a different computer with firefox on it to log in so I could at least clean it out from all the junk but I am fed up now. Am I or am I not going to be aloud to KEEP hotmail. Will I eventually be forced to keep the outlook? I hate to have to do it but if that is the case I need to quick pull all my contacts etc and start using yahoo or something else that actually WORKS and lets me delete crap without opening it first!
 

Answer:outlook keeps taking over my hotmail account

As I understand it we can continue to use hotmail.com and live.com addresses indefinitely. I suspect that the Hotmail GUI will disappear completely one of these days and we'll be left with the Outlook GUI or one of Microsoft's email clients.
 

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Can anyone out there help me with setting up my outlook express so that i can use it for opening my hotmail messages. I did have it on my last pc but have since forgotten how to do it. Any help would be greatly appreciated.Cheers

Answer:using outlook express for my hotmail account???

Try this little tutorial, modrico. click here

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I've recently been having problems sending emails from Hotmail in Outlook. It always used to work fine, but then a few days ago I suddenly got the following message whenever I tried to send:
Task 'Hotmail - Sending' reported error (0x800CCC33) : 'Access to the account was denied. Verify that your username and password are correct.The server responded 'Forbidden'. '

I can receive emails from hotmail fine. I've tried removing and re-adding my hotmail account, and I've made sure that my password is saved. If I open up Outlook Express, which I also have but don't use, the problem is the same.

Does anyone have any ideas? Thank you in advance for your help!
 

Answer:Using Hotmail in Microsoft Outlook 2003

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Hi,

I set up my hotmail account in my Outlook 2003. When I open Outlook, everything is quick and good; however when I click on my "Hotmail Inbox", it can take up to 1, 2 minutes to actually open!

I tried deleting three-quarters of my messages, but that didn't affect the opening time in the slightest.

I've been told by a couple of people who have Hotmail in Outlook that this not right, and it should be far far quicker.

Can anyone help me?

Many thanks,

Olly
 

Answer:Outlook 2003 Slow (Using Hotmail)

Do you have anti-virus software running that may be slowing the program from loading? Have you tried deleting and re-creating the hotmail account?

Do a windows search for the hidden file with the extension .PST.
How large is this file?
Rollin
 

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Windows XP Home and Office 2003 were recently re-installed by my local PC shop after it had removed a Trojan for me.
I use Outlook Connector to sync Outlook 2003 with my Hotmail account. Since the re-install, if a message is received by my Hotmail account it is repeatedly delivered to Outlook 2003. I have to open Hotmail and delete the email to prevent it being forwarded multiple times to Outlook 2003.
Prior to the re-installation of Office 2003, Hotmail and Outlook 2003 worked very well via Outlook Connector.
I?ve had a quick look for a solution online but I can?t find one.
Please can anyone suggest a solution?
Thanks.

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Hi,In Outook 2003, I have put a Hotmail account (I can't make a Hotmail the normal Inbox).However, when I open Outlook, everything is quick and fine, but when I click on "Hotmail Inbox" It can take up to a minute to actually open. I've been told this is not right and shouldn't be doing this. I've tried deleting most of my messeges, but it doesn't make the slightest difference.Thanks in advance,Olly

Answer:Slow Outlook 2003 (Using Hotmail)

Anyone? Please?

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Hello, guys how are you doing? i want to connect the Microsoft Outlook 2003 with hot mail. do you think that i need to download the out look connector? do i need to upgrade an existing free Hotmail Account? please guys i need your help? thank you very muchMod Edit: Topic moved to more appropriate forum~ TMacK

Answer:Microsoft Outlook 2003 With Hotmail

Hi mocca,The Microsoft Office Outlook Connector is for greater reliability and functionality, including access and synchronization of e-mail messages, contacts, calendar, tasks, and notes.You may need to upgrade, as free MSN Hotmail accounts cannot be used with Outlook.Here is some more information:How to configure MSN to work with OutlookUse Outlook with MSN and MSN Hotmail

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Can someone kindly advise how to set up Outlook for Hotmail please? Been tinkerin for ages but can't get it working.

Answer:Outlook 2003 - Hotmail Settings

Any help?
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Hard drive is dieing. I will replace the HDD, re-install Win XP Pro SP3. Office [ to include Outlook ] will not be installed on the new HDD.

Outlook 2003 configured for Hotmail; only email account in Outlook.

OE not used.

No other mail clients used.

Within Outlook 2003 is a folder "Hotmail" with many sub folders.

File > export > CSV [ Microsoft ] does not give me the option of exporting the Hotmail messages & folders within Outlook.

Open OE > create identity > file > import > addresses & messages EXCEPT
Hotmail are offered.

How to I transfer the messages from Hotmail [ to include sub folders ] to OE?

Thanks for your time.

RF123
 

Answer:Solved: Outlook 2003 & Hotmail

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Task 'Hotmail: Folder:Inbox Synchronizing headers.' reported error (0x800CCCF6) : 'The server responded 'Access to Hotmail via Outlook and Outlook Express now requires a subscription. Please sign up at http://join.msn.com/general/Email'. '

How do I signup to this i went to the website and it has no option. HELP!!!!!!!!!
 

Answer:How do I subscribe to use hotmail in outlook 2003?

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whenever I try to set up any hotmail account in a Outlook 2003, I get an error names 0x800ccc33......, how can we Fix it.. ?
thanks..
 

Answer:Need Help Setting up hotmail in Outlook 2003

Any more, if you are using the free hotmail service, you are unable to use it thru Outlook or Outook express. You have to purchase there pay for service to do so.
vicks
 

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Just tried to use outlook 2003 with hotmail accounts for the first time (was using express). Outlook 2003 downloaded all my hotmail accounts, folders, emails....
I'm unable to open any new mail, I get the message:
Can't open this item. The requested resource was not found. The requested server responded "not found".

Any ideas on a fix...
Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:outlook 2003 problem with hotmail

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hi folks,

I recently installed MS Office and i configured my MS outlook to receive emails from my hotmail account. It downloaded all the mails from my hotmail inbox and stored it in my computer as a .pst file removing all mails from my hotmail inbox, but now when i tried to export all these mails again to hotmail inbox i do not have any clue as to what I should do now. I am afraid if there are no ways to resolve this issue, Please put forth your suggestions. Thank you guys ! have a good day
 

Answer:How to export outlook emails (.pst) into hotmail account

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I have perused many forums about this and can find nothing that is comprehensible or useful!

I have created a folder in my Outlook for my Hotmail account, and the Inbox contents have come over but not the folders. It seems a simple request but I can't find a solution.

1. I don't need Outlook Connecter - the account is already created.
2. Microsoft Help is useless, so please don't tell me to go there!
3. If you are going to speak to me of .pst files, please explain what they are, where they are and what to do with them!

I can't find anything in the Outlook menus - am I missing something? I also can't find anything in Hotmail.

PLEASE HELP!!
 

Answer:How do I import Hotmail folders into my Outlook account?

Hi, welcome to the Forum.

I use Outlook for Hotmail. Using Outlook connector.

What version of Outlook are you using ?

Have you got Outlook Connector installed ?
 

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Hello,

I have a Microsoft account and I am using it with Windows 10.

I want to use the Windows 10 built in Mail App.

It seem very nice.

I added multiple Gmail and Yahoo accounts without any issue.

But, finally, when I want to add more Hotmail accounts Windows 10 told me to use "Windows Hello" or something like that.

I really don't want that Windows adds ANOTHER USER in my computer, I only want to use MULTIPLE Hotmail/Outlook mails and their contacts and calendar!!!

I am afraid that it will add them as USERS of the computer, I don't want it!!!

PS: I found an half solution, I don't add the Hotmail account as "Outlook" account but as GENERIC INTERNET account. And it works. But I cannot use CONTACT and CALENDARS of it.

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Hi Guys

I have an old hotmail account so I can use programs such as outlook to view my e-mails which is what I have been doing for many years though Outllook 2002,2003 and now 2007. Everything has been fine up until this week when I started getting a 0x800cccf0 error. I have looked this up on google and it tells me that it happens when you have more than one hotmail account I don't and that is only for outlook 2002. I have attached a jpeg so you can see the error message in full. I don't know if it is a hotmail problem or not my NTL account is working fine. The PW is correct as I can log onto the webmail.

Any Ideas

Richard

Running windows XP pro
 

Answer:Hotmail (old account) issue on Outlook 2007

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Does anyone know how i can change my OL account from freeserve to hotmail?My server is blueyonder but it never changed the OL account when i left freeserve...
 

Answer:changing outlook express account to hotmail

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I recently installed MS Office and i configured my MS outlook to receive emails from my hotmail account. It downloaded all the mails from my hotmail inbox and stored it in my computer as a .pst file removing all mails from my hotmail inbox, but now when i tried to export all these mails again to hotmail inbox i do not have any clue as to what I should do now. I am afraid if there are no ways to resolve this issue, Please put forth your suggestions. Thank you guys ! have a good day
 

Answer:How to export outlook emails (.pst) into hotmail account

Please do not start more than one thread for the same issue.

Closing duplicate.

Please continue in your other thread where you have a reply until the problem is solved:

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/966600-how-export-outlook-emails-pst.html
 

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Hi,

Im having a problem configuring MS outlook express from where I want to view the contents of my hotmail account.Would it be possible to read in outlook the other email accounts I have just as how hotmail account is added?Thank you.

Answer:Cant View My Hotmail Account From Outlook Express

Are you certain that your Hotmail account supports POP E-mail?
Cheers,
John

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I have deleted and recreated the *.ost file several times and it still asks for the password several times and then comes up with the following message. "Cannot expand the folder. The set of folders cannot be opened. The file C:\Users\Ed\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\sundancer245_hotmail1.ost is not an Outlook data file (.ost)." I have no problem accessing this account in FireFox and none of my other Hotmail and Outlook accounts are causing this problem in Outlook 2010. I am running Windows 10 on this computer and on my Wife's Tablet and I can access the Problematic Hotmail account from the Tablet and also from my new Lumia 950XL windows Phone 10. Can anyone help me solve this problem? Thanks, Ed

Answer:I have one Hotmail account I cannot view in Outlook 2010. How can I fix this?

Do you have the Hotmail Connector installed? https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2735989

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How do I set up my Gmail and Hotmail email accounts so that they will forward to my Outlook 2003 account. I want to have all three email accounts in one place to make it easier to access them all at once. Thanks for your help.
 

Answer:Forward Gmail & Hotmail To Outlook 2003

Open up your Gmail options and enable POP/IMAP access. There you will find instructions to set up Outlook to get your GMail account.

To access Hotmail:




Here are the settings to access your e-mail messages via POP3:

POP server: pop3.live.com (Port 995)
POP SSL required? Yes
User name: Your Windows Live ID, for example [email protected]
Password: The password you usually use to sign in to Hotmail or Windows Live
SMTP server: smtp.live.com (Port 25 or 587)
Authentication required? Yes (this matches your POP username and password)
TLS/SSL required? YesClick to expand...


 

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I have numerous hotmail accounts and am kind of bored of always logging into them to check whats new and to keep them open (log in atleast once every 30 days). Really, I only use one as primary and the others are there because of the unique name, shopping or other registrations.However, I wanted to use Outlook 2003, which I just got as I now have Microsoft Office 2003 Professional. Well, wasn't it a kick in the teeth to find out that MS want extra money in order to use hotmail accounts with Outlook.Is there any way around this? Am i reading it wrong or do MS really want more money off me to use my hotmail account in Outlook?I started to think of alternatives as I refuse to pay for that and came across Mozilla Thunderbird. Has anyone used this and is it any good? Does it work with hotmail accounts? How does it compare with Outlook 2003 or is it more like Outlook Express?Finally, by using either outlook or thunderbird will I avoid having to log into these accounts once every 30 days as every time I use the mail software it will automatically check for new mail in these accounts?Many Thanks for any help in this area.

Answer:Hotmail Accounts with Outlook 2003 or Thunderbird

If you go to click here you'll find that the answer is No (scroll down to Hotmail query), along with the explanation.

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My husband just got a new laptop with Windows 7. He was using XP before. He has Outlook 2003 and was trying to set up his Hotmail account in Outlook. He used the exact same settings that worked on his XP computer but he keeps getting an error message that it can't connect with the exchange server. Help!

Answer:Outlook 2003 won't work with hotmail in Win7

Double-check the account type. It should be POP or MAPI (if you're using the Outlook Connector), not Exchange.

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I am running Outlook 2003 on Windows XP Prof. I installed Outlook Connector 12.1 and added my hotmail and MSN accounts. Both showed up in my mail folders list and both connected to the web and downloaded just fine.

When I tried to Send/Receive just my hotmail account, it was not listed in the Send/Receive group, so I checked the Email Accounts list. The hotmail account is not listed in my Email Accounts list (tools, Email Accounts, View/change), yet it is showing in the Mail Folders. I can send mail from that account if I hit reply on a received message but not if I try to select that account on a new message. I uninstalled Connector, and removed MSN from the list but I cannot remove hotmail as it’s not on the list of accounts. When I try to close the folder (right click, close [email protected]) I get an error saying to use the Email Accounts list to remove it...but it’s not on the list.

Any idea how to remove an email account that shows up in the Mail Folders but is not listed as an account in the Email Account list? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Solved: Outlook Connector- remove Hotmail account

I_am_psYon,

Welcome to TSG!

Try this:

In Outlook's Account Settings window, go to the Data Files tab and select your Personal Folders and click Open Folder.

In the window that comes up you should see a file named emailid_hotmail.ost. Close Outlook and delete this file.

Reopen Outlook to see if Hotmail account is gone.
 

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All Windows Live Hotmail accounts can be used with Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 or with Office Outlook 2003, whether you use a free or paid Windows Live Hotmail account. To use your Windows Live Hotmail account together with Outlook, you must first install the Microsoft Office Outlook Connector for Windows Live Hotmail.

The information that this article contained has been removed because it has been superseded. For information about how to configure a Windows Live Hotmail account in Outlook, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HA102218231033.aspx
 

Answer:Configuring a Windows Live Hotmail account in Outlook

Thanks - I did not know this.
 

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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?

Answer: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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Hello,

By default, when adding hotmail accounts on Outlook using EAS, the account got added with FULL HOTMAIL NAME:
[email protected]

There was a process by which the left pane of Outlook showed any Name that user wanted.

Now with reconnecting Hotmail account in Outlook (going to Exchange), the same situation of FULL HOTMAIL NAME in the left panel has come up.

The older process (with EAS) does not work.

Any ideas?

Thanks,

Answer:How to rename Hotmail account after reconnecting on Outlook 2013

When you say old process were you connecting to "Hotmail" as a POP account?

Mine shows exactly as yours does but even before I did the reconnect it showed that way.

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I recently loaded a pop3 Hotmail account to my Outlook 2010 since I was having problems with the MAPI Hotmail sending multiple copies of emails with large attachments. I am hoping the pop3 version will eliminate this problem; however, I can't seem to get the pop3 account to find my contacts and Contacts folder does not appear in the folder list. This is stressing my pea sized brain and I sure could use some help.

Thanks
 

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I have a IMAP Hotmail account running on Outlook 2007 and suddenly it doesn't delete emails when I use the delete function on the toolbar and only sometimes deletes when I use the keyboard delete key, only then after going to another folder and coming back to my in box. I have tried running Account Setting again, even reloading my account. I used my Office 2007 disc to delete Outlook and reload it and still the problem persists. I have used Outlook 2007 and Hotmail for years without this problem. Has Windows 10 done something in an update that might cause this or what else could be my problem?
 

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I have a couple of hotmail e-mail accounts. I have been able to view them in outlook 2003 without issue. Recently, I started to receive blank e-mails when clicking on send/receive in outlook. By blank I mean, No From information, No subject Information and no content. However, when I look at the hotmail e-mail using IE 7, all of the e-mails are there. I have installed the Outlook Connector as required. So far searching for a solution has turned up nothing substantial. Does any one have a solution for this problem?

Thanks,

astiller
 

Answer:outlook 2003 receives blank e-mails from hotmail accounts

I have had the same problem which started a week or so ago. I have tried uninstalling Outlook Connecter and re installing but this has not helped.
Driving me crazy....
 

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Outlook 2003 keeps popping up a message to enter my password when I have already entered my password. I can't clear this even when I uninstall Office and re-install it.
 

Answer:Can't set up new Outlook 2003 account

conbak2 said:

Outlook 2003 keeps popping up a message to enter my password when I have already entered my password. I can't clear this even when I uninstall Office and re-install it.Click to expand...
so it keeps asking you for your password? check your user name and make sure its correct. I had this happen and it only put my user name, not my email address. so maybe you need to enter your email addy, and the password to that email addy, then click "save this password" check box.
 

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hi, I have set two email accounts in Outlook 2003, and configured them (i made rules) so that there are two email account folders, and the email for account A goes into the INBOX under A and B goes into B. However, I have not been able to get them to do the same for the other folders (like OUTBOX, DRAFTS, SENT ITEMS, etc). Is there any way to do that?
 

Answer:Outlook 2003-using two emails in one account

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While trying to fix an issue with selecting text, I got a .cab error that has now been fixed.

However, now when I open Outlook, it is asking to establish a new email account, as if I am a first time user. i can't access the existing email account, and all of the emails, folders etc. An archive.pst file still exists and by the size appears to contain all emails, folders etc.

Does anyone know how I can locate and reinstate the existing email account to access the existing emails etc.?

If this is not possible, can a new account be established and the existing emails, folders etc. in the archive .pst file imported?

Thanks,

Hotchi
 

Answer:Outlook 2003 email account gone

Hotchi said:





can a new account be established and the existing emails, folders etc. in the archive .pst file imported?Click to expand...

Yes, I'd say your best option is to do that. Luckily you still have the previous PST file
 

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Is there a quick and easy way to save the email account information such as login name and password in Outlook 2003? This would be as a backup or to reload my account info on another pC. Thanks

Answer:Outlook 2003 email account

click here

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I am in the process of transferring an account from one computer to another, both have outlook 2003 on them. When I try to access the new computer with it, it tries to connect to an exchange 2003 server. It doesn't allow me to open up the program unless it has a connection, and it is asking for office.ost on the new computer. I tried locating the file on the other computer and it is not in the same location. The computers are linked up to login to a server where their my documents folder is located. Is there a way to transfer from one outlook 2003 to another on 2 different computers?

Also, both computers are xp highest service pack on them, and the server they are connecting to is a microsoft server 2003.
 

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Good Afternoon, Gentlemen,
I have an extremely annoying problem, with Outlook. A friend told me that some how a tick in a box which enabled me to download my emails into Outlook from my internet provider [ PlusNet ] must have become un-ticked.
He did not know where it is in my version because I have 'Microsoft Office Professional 2003'. I would be very grateful if someone could tell me where this box is and - just as importantly - how to get to it. The last few weeks have been very frustrating because I do not know how it became un-ticked, with the result that when the 'send/receive' button is pressed in the bottom right hand corner of the screen it now says 'Send/Receive Complete' and my computer has downloaded NOTHING. I must admit I probably did not notice for a couple of weeks because I do not download every week but it is now beginning to irritate me considerably.
So, if someone can help me, I will be very grateful.
Many thanks in advance.

Answer:How do I enable an account in Outlook 2003, please!!!

Don't know of any simple box to tick. I'd suggest in Outlook click Tools, Account Settings clcik your account if it there then Remove. Set up the account again following this Plusnet guide for Outlook 2003.

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Sorry - should have put this in Software....
I'm using Outlook 2003 on my laptop (same on desktop system but it's in for repairs) and sympatico email. Recently i've noticed that despite deleting Outlook Connector and Live Sync ... messages that are being sent from Outlook are now being saved on line in the "sent" folder at hotmail / sympatico.

This seems to be a recent thing - did not notice it happening while using Outlook from my desktop computer.

Is there any way i can get this to stop happening. I do want to save sent emails to hotmail "sent folder" ONLY when I'm using the webmail.

Any suggestions would be most appreciated...

thanks in advance...

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I am trying to setup my email using outlook 2003. During the initial setup however I clicked on "microsoft exchange server" instead of clicking on "pop3", now each time I go to open the program, it searches for an online account that is not there. I previous response to this same issue recommended to go to the properties tap and setup a new account. I am not able however to find the tab that the previous individual recommended. help!

Answer:Outlook 2003 email account setup

http://www.computing.net/answers/of...id10t

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I have multiple email accounts download into my Inbox folder; each email account has its own unique name under Account Settings. When I try to "Sort by Email Account," the groupings are correct (i.e. each group represents one account); however, the grouping title is incorrect...it says the same name for all of them.

Any idea what's causing this and how to fix it?

Thanks,
JC
 

Answer:Outlook 2003 - Sort by Email Account

Hi carlyman

Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!

This sounds interesting.

Are the e-mail accounts subaccounts of one ISP or each a different domain as in:
1) a Gmail account
2) your own ISP account
3) and maybe another free account like my.inbox.com ?

You mention each account has its own unique name under Account Settings. Does this mean the accounts do not have their own unique name listed under the E-mail Account Header column?
 

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I need help with Outlook. I don't want to use Outlook for regular email with regular smtp and pop3. I would like Outlook 2003 to only work through my email at yahoo. How can I get Outlook to send and receive emails with the Yahoo email system?

Thanks,
Dave

Pent 4
2 gig memory
80 gig HD
XP Pro
 

Answer:Outlook 2003 sync to Yahoo account

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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
 

Answer:This e-mail account has been hacked--what to do? (Outlook 2003)

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I'm using Outlook 2003 and Windows xp professional. Ever since I was required to install Outlook Connector to connect Outlook with my hotmail account, I've had connecting issues. Most of the time I get them worked out, but this time I can't. I've tried reinstalling Outlook Connector and removing and then adding again my email account to Outlook. When I try to connect, there is a red X in the lower right window of Outlook and it says
Mail: error
Calendar: error
Contact: connected

The thing is, when I created a new hotmail account (and a gmail account for that matter) I was able to easily connect both of them to Outlook without problem- it is only this original email account that will not connect. Please help if you can!
Loren
 

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Hi,
I have just reloaded my PC from scratch as the performance was poor and I felt the need to have a tidy-up.

The problem I have now is that I cannot use Outlook to access my POP mail account.

I have researched the web with the error no.s that I receive 0x80040154 and 0x8004210A and have religiously carried-out all of the info that has been posted.

I have, of course checked the account settings. I have compared them to my laptop which still works !!!

I have disabled the firewall, reinstalled Office, installed the latest SP, re-established the B/Band connection, tried Firefox instead of IE7 !!! You name it, I've tried it !!!!!!!

If anyone has any ideas I would be more than grateful as I am losing the will to live along with my hair !!!!

Cheers
Paul
 

Answer:Outlook 2003 connecting to POP3 account

A suggestion: setup your email account in Outlook Express and see if you can get it working. If you can, then import the email account from OE into Outlook. To import into Outlook, select File, Import and Export, Import Internet Mail Account Settings, and then select OE.
 

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Last week I started to see the network connection box for my Tiscali email account popping up intermittently asking for a password. However, when I go to the test account settings button in the change settings area of Outlook the account appears to be working OK. I seem to be sending and receiving all my emails correctly but just get this annoying pop up from time to time. I have also run MS Office Detect and Repair (to no avail) because I am frequently recieving "MS Excel/Word/Outlook Not Responding" messages and the system frequently slows to a halt and sometimes 'fogs' out before recovering several minutes later.I have run antivirus scans but these do not work either.Something is definitely sick here... Can anyone please help me?TIA

Answer:Tiscali internet account in MS Outlook 2003

Can't help but I'm with Tiscali too and have just started getting the same problem in the last couple of days. This would indicate that Tiscali is causing the problem.

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I've seen some posts with similar issues here; however none of them seem to address my problem exactly.

Here is what happens.

When I change my default EM account under 'Tools, E-mail accounts' it accepts the changes. However, in reality it keeps the old default and always reverts back. The only way to set a new default EM account is to delete the old one.

However, as soon as I add the deleted account once again; immediately Outlook reverts back once again.
Anything to be done? Or do I have to delete the profile and start from scratch?

Thanks for your help !
 

Answer:Outlook 2003; Default Email account

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What's up with Outlook 2003? I won't remember my incoming server password on any of multiple email accounts ... it continues to ask me when doing a send/receive, but doesn't hold the input.

I'm reading that MANY people are having the same problem ... anyone have a solution yet?
Thanks ... Dennis
 

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Hi everyone,I use a yahoo address & POP3 settings for my email through Outlook. I have a business email address that I redirect through yahoo.I want to change the email address that appears on my outgoing messages ie:at the moment it says[email protected]I would like it to read [email protected]Can anyone help? Please advise

Answer:Outlook 2003 - email account question???

You could purchase a domain name. Mine for example is [email protected]

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I work at a company (500+ employees) and on one of our XP machines we run Microsoft Outlook 2003. We used to have it setup so when you started Outlook, it prompted for a Username and Password, and anyone could use their Exchange login to access their email. After we reformatted the computer, I can no longer get this to work. It only lets me log on to a specific exchange account that I have setup in in the "Email Account" settings. It still prompts for a username and password, but only the account that is set up logs in. It rejects any other login. All of us work off the same server and the same Domain and it was extremely convenient that anyone could log on to their email from this machine. How can i get this functionality back? Is there a setting I am missing?

Essentially I want to be able to access any account on our internal exchange server (one at a time, not simultaneously) without setting up each account individually.

Thanks.
 

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Hello,
A friend using Outlook 2003 has recently made a change that we would like to reverse if possible. She had two email accounts configured in Outlook 2003 and deleted one of them. When deleted, it removed all the corresponding messages.

Is there anyway to recover these messages? Regards,
Jim
 

Answer:Outlook 2003 Recover Deleted Account?

Steve_East9 said:





If not retained on the server, and Outlook data was 'compacted', ie deletion made permanent, then only a piece of undelete software is likely to trace that data on their system.Click to expand...

As the Original Poster does not understand how to do this, hence the post, it would be really helpful to them if you could provide links to software that is able to do this, rather than just mention it. The OP may not be aware such software exists or which software is capable of this. Not doing so makes your advice nothing more than "hearsay" to the OP.

Please ensure you back up advice with MajorGeeks.com links when available.
 

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Hi,

Has anyone ever come accros this problem before.

I set OL2003 for a POP3 account.
fine.
I added a second POP3 account.

Now when I send email it always sends FROM the additional account even though it is NOT the default. Choosing the original default account from the accounts list makes no difference.

If I delete the second account I can send from the original account again.

If I add a different additional PO3 account the same thing happens.

I really didn't want to go back to OL from Thunderbird but I want a task list and calendar in the same app.

If anyone can help me with this problem I would be grateful. Otherwise, can someone recommend me an email client that includes a task list and calendar that can cope with multiple accounts?
 

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Hi all,I have a substantial Account List with all of my Business Contacts linked.I have added all E-mails to the account history box.What I need is the 'To' and 'From' details displayed in the e-mail History list but when I add them nothing is listed below them.I save and close, reopen and the fields have gone!!Please Help!!!!!!ThanksMartin

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Hi,

In Oulook 2003, I have multiple mail accounts, but sometimes I want to "freeze" a certain account and put it on hold. I don't want to delete it, just to make sure that Outlook does not check that account now (because all my mailing lists go to that account and I don't want to have to download 1B messages after vacation, only what's important to me at that time). Is that possible? how?

Thanks.

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What are the pro's/con's of converting my offline email account to an online account? It seems like I tried this once before when I received a new smartphone but it caused lots of issues with duplicated calendar and contact entries or something of the sort. I work in the field and therefore don't always have connectivity. Thanks in advance.
 

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added this Hotmail account to windows 10 mail app as opposed to outlook. will not be using outlook in the future.

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I want to copy (export) my email accounts from my trusty old tower to my new laptop. However outlook 2003 isnt like previous versions as normally you would choose tools, email accounts, and then there would be an option to copy to floppy for example. The only options shown are add, change and remove.Any ideas

Answer:transfering email account onto laptop-outlook 2003

I would simply copy your entire outlook.pst file to the new laptop.

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If I try to change the settings of an existing IMAP email account, or to click on "More settings", I get the error message: "The requested operation failed"

That's the case with all my IMAP accounts, but not with POP accounts. The problem is still there after a reboot.

This is with Vista. I never had this problem with XP. Have you experienced that?
 

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Hello

I was wondering if anyone could help me with an issue in Outlook 2003.

We are using Exchange 2000 and Outlook 2003. A user here has a non person account added to their mailbox. This npa is used to store contracts and other emails. Several members of a team have access to this npa.

The user has created subfolders within the npa. If the user right click's a subfolder and selects copy XXXX where XXXX is the folder name, an error appears:

"Cannot copy this folder because it may contain private items".

The user has owner permissions to the npa and all sub folders. I looked through all the folders and could not find any private items. One folder was actually empty so I tried copying it and the same error appeared??!!

I logged the user out of Outlook and had him log directly onto the npa. It could then copy folders fine. Logged him back into his mail account (which has the npa added to it) and the same error occured.

Maybe this problem is by design, I don't know!

I have exchange admin rights and so I added the mailbox to my Outlook mailbox but got the exact same problem.

Does anyone have any suggestions for me?

Regards

Pileyrei
 

Answer:Cannot Copy a folder in a non person account in Outlook 2003

Bump!

 

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Is it possible to use a free Yahoo Email Acct with Outlook 2003 and if so what are the settings?

Answer:Free Yahoo Mail Account With Outlook 2003?

Appreciated I24. It worked!!

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There were 2 accounts in Outlook 2003, one of them on Microsoft Exchange, other POP3. Mistakenly deleted the Exchange account, and missing letters, left file of Outlook.ost. Unfortunately I don't remember the password to this account. Prompt please how it is possible to restore all mail?
 

Answer:Microsoft Outlook 2003: accidentally deleted account

look in C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook
contains the OST/PST mail data files

there are lots of free utility software to unlock password protected PST files
 

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I have an IMAP account and have recently upgraded to Outlook 2003. The Junk Mail tool does not work - woulld this be because my IMAP settings are "Headers Only"

Thanks for any help - I bought Outlook 2003 specifically for the Junk Mail feature.
 

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Hi,

I am using Outlook 2003 and the Operating system is Windows XP pro.
I am unable to create a new email account in Outlook.

When I click on Add email account and click next , the screen where it says to select the server type. ALL the options are disabled. I cannot select any server.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

 

Answer:Solved: Unable to Add Email account in Outlook 2003

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I'm using XP and Outlook 2003. I recently changed email accounts (from netspace to bigpond). Netspace kept sending and receiving for a while, then stopped. I deleted the netspace account, using the 'email accounts' wizard, but Outlook is still attempting to send and receive my old netspace account. I thought a stuck read receipt may be the problem, but no read receipts are showing up. So I'm getting continual pop ups saying 'Enter Network Password' while Outlook is open, as it is trying to connect to that non-existant account. HELP.
 

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I am trying to import my email accounts & settings to the way they were before I did a custom install of Windows 7. For the life of me, I can't figure this out. I tried to follow tutorials and nothing seems to work.

My situation is different also because I have 8 POP email accounts. Do I have to enter the email account information back in or can moving the .pst files do this?

Answer:Import Email Account Settings with Outlook 2003 after Wind 7 reinstall

Did you use Outlook 2003's built-in feature to Export before? Or, did you just copy the .pst file to a safe place while reinstalling Windows?

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I have had some success in further troubleshooting of Outlook 2003. The culprit with Outlook 2003 running very slow and swamping the system at 100% CPU usage is with one of the three email accounts I had set up with it.

I deleted the email account entirely, and now Outlook 2003 runs smooth as a whistle with very low CPU usage.

But does anybody know why all of a sudden that email account started messing up Outlook 2003? I tried adding it back as a new email account, but it keeps telling me the following error when I TEST THE SETTINGS:

Log onto incoming mail server (POP3): Outlook could not connect to the incoming mail server (POP3). The problem could be your SSL or port settings for the incoming server. Verify your port and SSL settings under More Settings on the Advanced Tab.

I have done this, and called the folks who handle that email server to verify I have the correct settings, but still get the above error.

Also, when I attempt to re-add the email account, CPU usage climbs to above 50-60%, and Outlook 2003 no longer runs as smoothly.
 

Answer:Outlook 2003 - POP3 Email Account Stopped Working - CPU Usage Climbs

First, outlook is a good tool, but a poor choice for email. Consider using other software
such as Thunderbird.

All the data in Outlook (Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, and Email) is held in the single .PST file for each user;
the bigger it gets, the more time and cpu it takes to get into it.

As for the errors, it would appear that the settings are wrong.
The pop3 stuff is for reading your email from the ISP and the smtp is for sending;
each can be correct / incorrect.
You need the pop3 domain name (something like mail.domain.com or pop3.domain.com)
the correct port number (usually 110), AND
the proper login (secured or unsecured).

The sending side almost always requires a secured login on port 25.
 

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Hi - I am going insane here!

I have added a new email account on my isp website to our office Outlook 2003. All settings and passwords are correct - I can even view the darn new account via webmail so I am 100% sure this issue is with Outlook 2003...so..

I enter new email account (as per all the others we have) and the test settings fails as follows:

The Find outgoing server is In progress
I am prompted for a password that is not accepted even though I set the darn thing both online and in the dialogue box in outlook.

I am using win XP, Outlook 2003. We have three email aco****s already in place that work fine, no errors or password prompts.

I have removed the new account from my isp and re-entered, and tried multiple times entereing a new email account in outlook.
I even got the isp service to sed a reg file with my new email account settings in it to automatically enter the info into new account.
I have turned off firewall - same issue.

Is there something I need to delete - change inthe registry?
I have tried searchin the Forums but nothing pertinent and can't spend all day browsing - sorry!

Many Thanks for your time
 

Answer:Solved: Outlook 2003 new email account issue - test settings fails

please post ur email settings screenshots here...you dont need to setup or registry setups.
 

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I can’t access my HOTMAIL accounts- HOTMAIL support?

I learned about Microsoft’s new policy of not allowing you to send email from Hotmail using it’s own products Outlook and Outlook Express unless you are paying an additional fee, when I replied to a (Hotmail) email while using OE. After sending my reply I received an error message that OE could not access the account. It then proceeded to DELETE all my previous email message in outlook express for this account.

A web search then led me discover that this account was one of those now requiring payment of a fee to send mail using Outlook or OE instead of logging on to the website. (They are doing this in stages so some HOTMAIL accounts still allow the free use and access with Outlook/OE.)

I then tried to sign on to my account using another Microsoft product Internet Explorer- initially everything looked unchanged,

1. however after typing in my name and password instead of opening my account

2. I got a new screen of “scrambled letters” designed to prove that a person and not a machine is accessing my account.

3. I type in these scrambled letters and one of two things happens:

a. (Usually) I receive yet another screen of scrambled letters to input

b. (Occasionally) I receive the “sign in screen” again EITHER WAY

4. Whichever screen I receive- whether I input scrambled letters yet again or insert my name and password the process repeats itself and one of two things happens:

a. (Usually) I receive yet anothe... Read more

Answer:I can't acces my HOTMAIL account- Hotmail Tech Support?

I've never used Outlook or Outlook Express in any form my self, so I can only offer some limited suggestions for sorting this out.

First: have you tried deleting all cookies and accessing the account? If using XP/2k -- it may even be helpful to try creating a new User Profile and logging in under that, this will ensure you have an entirely new web cache, index.dat and cookie folder.

Try accessing the account from another computer and see if you get in that way.
 

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I'm being spammed to death. So, I've registered a new Hotmail account. Now, I would like to transfer/copy all my contacts in the old account into the new account. Can someone please tell me how?

Arthur Bay
 

Answer:hotmail -- transferring/copying contacts to new hotmail account from old

Have you tried using the extensive filter and spam blocking on Hotmail?

If you are usiing OE also go to it and export your address as an .csv file then go to this url and import them to your new hotmail account.

http://lw14fd.law14.hotmail.msn.com/cgi-bin/dasp/doaddressesimport.asp

I don't know if their is a provision to import them from your old Hotmail account.
 

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I need to copy all my addresses from 1 hotmail account to a 2nd. I would like to do this in a way I do not need to type in each address
 

Answer:hotmail address book another hotmail account

http://ask-leo.com/how_do_i_transfer_hotmail_contacts_to_another_account.html
 

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