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Installing Outlook Express
Operating Systems: Windows 2000 and XP
NOTE: You might need your Windows Operating System CD.
1. Click on the Start Button.
2. Click on Control Panel.
3. Make sure that you are in Classic View. Click on Switch to Classic View on the left hand panel.
4. Click on Add/Remove Programs
5. Click on Add/Remove Window Components
6. Click on the box next to Outlook Express
7. Click on the Next button.
8. After the Outlook Express finishes installing, click on the Finish button.
Configuring Outlook for URI Webmail
1. Open Microsoft Outlook Express.
2. Select Tools and then click on Accounts.
3. This brings up the Internet Accounts pop-up window. Click on the Mail tab.
4. To add a new mail account, click on the Add button and then on Mail
5. To make changes to an existing account, select the account and click the Properties button.
6. Enter your name in the Display Name field and click on the Next button.
7. Enter the full email address and click on the Next button.
8. Select either POP3 or IMAP as the type of server.
NOTE: POP3 (Post Office Protocol), requires you to download your messages to your computer. You would then use this computer to read or reread your messages.
IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol), allows you to keep your messages on the mail server, which enables you to access your email from any computer anywhere. However, you can still transfer your mail to your own computer at any time.
For user information, fill in your name and email address.
Under logon information, use the following,
mail.uri.edu accounts, use your ecampus username and mail password.
etal.uri.edu accounts use the etal ID and etal password.
(please note all passwords are case sensitive)
Use the following incoming/outgoing settings.
9. When the above is complete click on next.
10 . Enter your Account Name and Password, click on the Next button then click Finish.
Configuring URI Webmail through Verizon
Verizon requires their customers to authenticate through their server every time they send an email. The following settings should resolve any issues:
1. Go to Tools.
2. Select "Accounts..."
3. The "Internet Accounts" window should appear. Select the desired account and click the "Properties" button.
4. Select the "Servers" tab.
5. Under "Outgoing Mail Server", check the "My server requires authentication" box. Click on the "Settings" button.
6. The "Outgoing Mail Server" window should appear, select the option "Use same settings as my incoming mail server".
7. Select "OK", then click "Apply"