How to Get Email in Windows 7 Media Center
This will show you how to get Email in W7MC. For the purpose of this tutorial i'll be using Hotmail/Live POP settings. Please check your POP settings with your email provider.
Windows Media Center is not available in the Windows 7 Starter and Windows 7 Home Basic editions.
Download Media Center Mail
, run it and install it. Open it up and you'll be presented with this screen. Set your general settings, Apply
and hit the new user icon
Enter the name
you want to be displayed in W7MC, choose your avatar
Under your name hit the Add a new account for receiving email
button. Enter your POP settings,
and login credentials
on the right hand side (The settings shown are for Hotmail & Live Email accounts). Again, hit Apply,
. You'll know that the account has been created successfully because the (new account)
label will be changed to your incoming mail server name
Exit the configuration wizard and open up W7MC, navigate to the Extras strip
, click on the Email icon
and you're good!