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My computer has stopped downloading E mail to Outlook, it is on Hot Mail but apparantly the outlook Connector has stopped. Have been getting messages to upgrade for several months but the URL gigen only takes me to MSN Home page and doesn't say what should be upgraded.

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Hotmail not too long ago stopped their POP3 service for programs like Outlook and Outlook Express. I have advised my clients who use Hotmail to migrate to a POP3 free service such as Gmail, which can be easily configured for Outlook Express, Outlook, Blackberry, etc.

The upside is that you will be able to view e-mail in Outlook again. The downside is that there is no way to migrate the Hotmail e-mail into Gmail, other than forwarding each message to your new Gmail account. Additionally, you will need to notify all your contacts of your new address.

Hope this helped :)

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How to Backup Your Outlook Contacts to Excel File?


Microsoft's Outlook is integrated into Microsoft Office 2000, 2002, 2008 and Microsoft Exchange Server. Outlook is complete e-mail manager by which you e-mail, calendaring, and contact management. Outlook enables you to filter and organize e-mail messages, integrate and manage e-mail from multiple e-mail accounts, personal and group calendars, contacts, folders, and tasks.
Using Import and Export feature in Outlook, you can create the full backup of outlook contacts. Because without backup yon can lose your e-mail accounts data any time due to virus, power failure and hard disk problem.
Follow the given steps to export your outlook contacts to Excel file:
Click on Start button, go to Program then click on Microsoft Outlook to export the contacts.


Now go to File menu and click on Import and Export option. Choose Export to a file as show in the below figure then click Next.
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export-computerfreetips1.gif Select the Contacts Folder you want to backup to Excel file as shown below then click Next.
select-computerfreetips.gif Choose a name and location where to save the Excel file by clicking Browse button, then click Next.
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Are you using MS Outlook or Outlook Express Or Windows Mail or logging on to the Mail server??

For Outlook / Windows Mail issues you can delete and recreate the account to rectify the error (Your saved mails won't be deleted).

Please give more details to help you further.

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default.aspx?assetid=za790050011033Add your AOL e-mail account to Outlook 2002 or Outlook 2003

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  3. Click Add a new e-mail account, and then click Next.
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Procedure
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