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23 Jul 2010   #1

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Windows Vista Mail

how do i set up hotmail with Windows Mail, i did that install hack tutorial and i want to know how to set up a web based email with Windows Mail, i have Windows Live Mail and Outlook Express 2010 but i want to know how to use Windows Mail for a Hotmail adress

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24 Jul 2010   #2

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit

Found this under Hotmail help:

POP3 is a way to receive the e-mail messages in your Hotmail Inbox on other devices or services (for example, on your mobile phone, in an e-mail program on your computer, or in a different e-mail service). You don’t need to change any Hotmail settings, but the mobile phone, e-mail program, or service may need you to enter your Hotmail POP3 settings when you're adding your Hotmail account.

Hotmail POP3 settings:

Incoming POP server =
Incoming POP mail port = 995
POP SSL required = Yes
User name = Your Windows Live ID (for example:
Password = The password you use to sign in to Hotmail
Outgoing SMTP server =
Outgoing SMTP mail port = 25 or 587
Authentication required = Yes (your Windows Live ID and password)
TLS/SSL required = Yes (select TLS if available, if not select SSL)

My guess is that those settings can be used in any email program if your hotmail account has pop3 access. It may be that with Hotmail you may have to pay for pop3 access but I'm not sure. Here is a link that talks about FreePOPs for accessing web based mail via a pop3 program:
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24 Jul 2010   #3

Windows 7

Thank you! You did it!omfg it works!
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