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Sending and receiving emails

I recently bought a Dell Studio 15 laptop which is connected to my Dell Desktop via a wireless router purchased from Virgin media. So far I have had five phone calls to Virgin media about getting and sending emails on my laptop. Some of the operators advised me to keep the same email address as the one I have for the desktop, others advised me to have a separate email address. Whatever the advice I am unable to set up an email account on my laptop because they tell me that my desktop is protected by Kaspersky and the laptop came with Macafee!!!

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  • rusabus May 11, 2010

    Email service is completely independent of the computer you use. Anti-virus software should also have no affect on setting up an email account. Do you use a web-based email account (like hotmail, gmail, or yahoo mail)? Or do you use a more traditional email service with a mail reader (like outlook, thunderbird, eudora, etc.) and an SMTP/POP server (for example, do you use the email account your ISP provides you)? Finally, can you new laptop access regular web sites, like www.google.com? If you can provide the answers to these questions, setting up your email won't be difficult.

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Hi u can try sign up www.yahoomail.com or www.gmail.com

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Disable mcafee firewall and parental control. This will fix your problem

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