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8.3. Configuration of Outlook Express


Configure Microsoft Outlook Express as follows:



  1. maximize the main application window of Outlook Express

  2. switch to Inbox

  3. in the “View” menu under “Layout”



    • “Contacts” - OFF

    • “Folder Bar” - ON

    • “Outlook Bar” - OFF

    • “Show preview pane” - OFF

    • “Folder List” – ON

    • “Status Bar” – ON

    • “Toolbar” - ON



  4. in the “Tools” menu under “Options”



    • “General” tab



      • “When starting go directly to my Inbox folder” - ON

      • “Send and receive messages at startup” - OFF

      • “Check for new messages every [30] minutes” - OFF



    • the “Read” tab



      • “Mark message read after displaying for [5] seconds” - OFF

      • “Read all messages in plain-text” - ON

      • “Mark all messages as read when exiting” - OFF

      • Click on “International settings”



        • “Use default encoding for all incoming messages” – ON





    • On the “Send” tab



      • “Send messages immediately” – OFF

      • “Reply to messages using the format in which they were sent” – OFF

      • Under “Mail sending format”



        • select “Plain-text”

        • click on “Plain-text settings”



          • in “Mail Sending Format”, under “Plain-text Settings” select “MIME”

          • “Allow 8-Bit-characters in headers” – OFF

          • “Indent the original text with” - ON, and then select “>“





      • under “News Sending Format”



        • select “Plain-text”





    • On the “Connection” tab



      • “Hang-up after sending and receiving” - ON






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