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Outlook 2000

Outlook 2000 is the personal information manager and email component of Microsoft Office 2000. You can configure it to access your Hubris Communications email account by following these instructions.

Determining Which Version of Outlook 2000 Is Installed

Outlook 2000 has two possible Internet email configurations based on how it is installed on your computer. To determine which method you should use, follow these instructions:

  1. In Outlook 2000, click the "Tools" menu.
  2. In this menu, you will either have a command that either says "Accounts" or "Services."
    If Your Menu Has "Accounts" in It
    Your copy of Outlook 2000 is installed using Internet only email settings. These settings are basically the same as those used by Outlook Express 5.0.
    If Your Menu Has "Services" in It
    Your copy of Outlook 2000 is installed with Internet email and LAN email settings. Use the following instructions to configure your email settings.
  1. Launch the "Services" dialog box.
    1. Within Outlook 2000, click the "Tools" menu.
    2. Choose "Services" from that menu.
  2. Services
    • This window lists the messaging services installed on your computer. Your screen may not look exactly the same as the one shown here.
    • To go to the next step, click the "Add..." button.
    • If "Internet Mail" is already listed here, highlight it and click the "Properties" button. Skip the next instruction.
  3. Add Service to Profile
    • Select "Internet Mail" from the list and click "OK" to go to the next screen.
    • NOTE: In some situations, you may see "Internet Email" here instead of "Internet Mail."
  4. Email Properties: General
    Mail Account
    You may type whatever you wish in this box.
    Name
    You may type whatever you wish in this field. It will appear in emails that you send.
    Organization
    You may also type the name of your business or organization. It will appear in emails that you send.
    Email Address
    This field must contain your valid email address.
    Reply Address
    If you specify a different address here, replies that people send to your emails will be sent to that different address. We recommend you leave this field blank or leave it set to the same address as your email address.
  5. Email Properties: Servers
    Incoming Mail (POP3)
    This must be set correctly for you to be able to receive email.
    Outgoing Mail (SMTP)
    This must be set correctly for you t be able to send email.
    Account Name
    This must be set to the first part of your email address. Do not include the @-symbol nor the domain name.
    Password
    Your password is the same as the one you use to connect to the service.
    Remember Password
    You may turn this option off if you wish to be prompted for your password each time you check your email.
    My server requires authentication
    You should enable this option, then click the "Settings" button to enter Outgoing Mail Server settings.
    • Outgoing Mail Server
    • Enable the option labeled "Log on using," then fill in the next three options:
      Account Name
      Enter your login-id.
      Password
      Enter your password.
      Remember password
      You should leave this option checked.
      Click "OK," then continue with these instructions.
  6. Email Properties: Connection
    DSL/broadband Customers
    Choose the first option: "Connect using my local area network (LAN)."
    Dial-Up Customers
    Turn on the second option: "Connect using my phone line." Then select your connection from the list below.
  7. Email Properties: Advanced
    • Except for very special circumstances, you should never leave email messages on the server. Make sure the option to "Leave a copy of messages on server" is not checked, as shown here.
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