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How to setup email with Vista's Windows Mail

How do I set up a email account in Windows Mail (under Windows Vista)?

I tried both IMTP and POP settings ( + &, but both kept refusing to eaccept the name @ password that are acepted by BigPond's webmail.

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Re: How to setup email with Vista's Windows Mail

Hi Linda,
Sorry to read your troubles.

Is this a new account?
When you login to webmail are you on the or BigPond server?

Still hopefully this like will provide the nessasary info for you.


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Re: How to setup email with Vista's Windows Mail

Hello from Narre Warren South....I am using an old DELL 9200 Desktop running Vista. All is okay in this area.


I have an account and I am trying to get the Windows Mail client to work.


I can send test emails but not receive...


What is the setup for a account within Windows Mail please....anyone?


Which Box's need to be ticked?


What is the Port number for incoming as 995 must not be working?....




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Re: How to setup email with Vista's Windows Mail

Hi Clint,


You can find the answers that you require here

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