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Outlook Express changes name of outgoing server to localhost

Every time I start OE the process stops due to an error message regarding the outgoing server. I remedy this by going to tools-accounts-properties-servers and removing "localhost" from the server name and from the account name. How can I prevent this from happening? Thank you

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Find your Host file: in XP is C:WINDOWS / system32 / driversetc / and open it with Notepad:
You get :
# Copyright (c) 1993-1999 Microsoft Corp.
etc...

remove your outgoing server from the list in this file.
save it again.

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Access a Free Yahoo! Mail Account with Outlook Express Using YPOPs!

To access a free Yahoo! Mail account with Outlook Express using the YPOPs! desktop utility:

* >> Step by Step Screenshot Walkthrough

* Install YPOPs! and make sure it is running.
* Open Outlook Express.
* Select Tools ' Accounts... from the menu in Outlook Express.
* Click Add and select Mail....
* Type your name.
* Click Next >.
* Enter your Yahoo! Mail address ("hmmzl34@yahoo.com", for example).
* Click Next > again.
* Make sure POP3 is selected under My incoming mail server is a ___ server..
* Enter "localhost" under Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server:.
o If "localhost" does not work, try "127.0.0.1" instead.
* Type "localhost" under Outgoing mail (SMTP) server: as well.
o If "localhost" does not work, again try "127.0.0.1" instead.
* Click Next >.
* Type your Yahoo! Mail user name under Account name:.
o The user name is your Yahoo! Mail address sans "@yahoo.com". In this example, the user name is "hmmzl34".
* Enter your Yahoo! Mail password under Password:.
* Click Next >.
* Click Finish.
* Highlight localhost in the Internet Accounts window.
* Click Properties.
* Type "Yahoo! Mail" under Mail Account.
* Click OK.
* Click Close.

Useful YPOPs! Options

I recommend you also double-click the YPOPs! system tray icon to change a number of useful settings.

You can make YPOPs! ignore messages in the Bulk Mail folder of your Yahoo! Mail account, for example, tell it not to mark downloaded messages as read, fetch sent mail or have YPOPs! put a copy of outgoing mail in your Yahoo! Mail Sent Items folder.
Access Free Yahoo! Mail with Outlook Express Using IzyMail

To set up a Yahoo! Mail account in Outlook Express via IzyMail:

* Make sure your Yahoo! Mail account is registered with IzyMail.
* Select Tools ' Accounts... from the menu in Outlook Express.
* Click Add and select Mail....
* Type your name.
* Click Next >.
* Enter your full Yahoo! Mail address ("hmmzl34@yahoo.com", for example).
* Click Next > again.
* Make sure IMAP is selected under My incoming mail server is a ___ server..
* Type "in.izymail.com" under Incoming mail (POP3 or IMAP) server:.
* Enter "out.izymail.com" under Outgoing mail (SMTP) server:.
* Click Next >.
* Type your complete Yahoo! Mail address under Account name: ("hmmzl34@yahoo.com", for example).
* Now type your Yahoo! Mail password in the Password: field.
* Click Next >.
* Click Finish.
* Highlight in.izymail.com in the Internet Accounts dialog.
* Click Properties.
* Go to the Servers tab.
* Make sure My server requires authentication is checked under Outgoing Mail Server.
* Go to the IMAP tab.
* Make sure Store special folders on IMAP server is checked.
* Type "_Sent" under Sent Items path:.
* Enter "_Draft" under Drafts path:.
* Click OK.
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* Click Yes to download the list of Yahoo! Mail folders to Outlook Express.
* Click OK.

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Note: When you open Outlook Express for the first time, you might be asked if you want to set it as a default email client on your system. Make sure you answer in the affirmative.
  1. Start Outlook Express. Click on Tools in the menu bar and then go to Accounts
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  2. This brings up the Internet Accounts pop-up window. Click on the Mail tab, to bring it to the front if it is not already so. If you are starting Outlook Express for the first time, there would not be any email accounts listed on this window.
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  3. To add a new mail account, click on the Add button and then on Mail as shown in the image below.
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  4. This brings up the Internet Connection Wizard pop-up window. Enter your name in the Display Name field and click on the Next button.
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  5. The wizard now asks for your email address. Enter the full email address and click on the Next button.
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    I know that the email accounts at my domain www.BiotechDesk.com are all POP3. Additionally, the incoming and outgoing email servers are the same - biotechdesk.com.
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  7. The last information that you need to enter to complete the setup of the new account is the username and password for that email account. These login details would have been given to you by your ISP or you would have set these online using a control panel.
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http://www.emailaddressmanager.com/tips/mail-settings.html

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Greetings,
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  • Open Outlook Express.

  • From the tool bar, Click Tools > Accounts.

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  • The Internet Accounts pop-up window will appear, with the Mail tab in the foreground.

  • Click Add, select Mail.

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  • The Internet Connection Wizard pop-up window is now displayed.
  • Key in your name and click Next.

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  • Enter the full Yahoo address.

  • Click Next. (For example, you should enter "username1@yahoo.com")

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  • For E-mail Server Names, select POP3 as your option from the drop down. Type "localhost" for both Incoming (POP3) and Outgoing mail (SMTP) servers.

  • Click Next.

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  • For Internet Mail Logon window, type your Yahoo! Mail ID and password:
    • Type just the the yahoo ID (for example, if your yahoo mail ID is username1@yahoo.com, you need to type Username1 as your user ID)
    • Password is your Yahoo! Mail password. (Ensure you are entering the correct password)

  • If you do not wish to type in your password every time you check your mail, tick the Remember password box.

  • Click Next.

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  • Click Finish.

  • Now in the Internet Accounts window, click on the new account named localhost and click Properties.


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  • Localhost properties windows will pop up.

  • Select Servers tab and in the bottom tick the checkbox My server requires authentication.

  • Click Settings.

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  • In the Outgoing Mail Server window, check the Log on using button and enter your Yahoo! Mail address as the Account name and your Yahoo! Mail password as the password.

  • Click OK.

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  • Next select the Advanced tab and increase the Server Timeout to Long (5 minutes).

  • Click OK and close.

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  • Now your configuration settings are ended and you should be able to access your free Yahoo! Mail account in Outlook Express.

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