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Unable to use Outlook Express as my main default email..all my emails addressed to geoffrey@scholes1129.fsnet.co.uk are now accessed via Orange web mail.whereas previously all my emails came by Outlook Express....a message appears thus when i try to use Outlook Express to send an Email...as follows... Error:the host Pop3 could not be found, please verify that you have entered the correct server name..... My history of ISP providers are initially I was signed up with the FREESERVE provider which later became WANADOO...and now is ORANGE.....so who is my ISP and how do I return to the Outlook Express mode I had before? Your help would be appreciated by the writer...thank you yours sincerely Geoff Scholes

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Help and technical support how to set up Outlook 2003 to access Orange email Article ID: kb3529 Which version of Outlook am I using?
There are a number of versions of Microsoft Outlook available. These instructions provide a step by step guide to setting up Outlook 2003, however if you use a different version, the instructions can be adapted using the settings section.
If you're unsure which version of Outlook you are using, click on Help and select About Microsoft Office Outlook.
open the Outlook 2003 options panel
From Outlook 2003, click on the Tools menu and select Options.

Tip: If you are unable to see Options click on the double arrow at the bottom to expand the list.
set up an email account

choose the option Add a new email account and click on Next
unable to use Outlook Express - outlook03addnew.gif
Choose the option POP3 and click on Next


from the 'Email Settings' field, enter the information below:
Once entered, click on More Settings

Internet email receive a message with the subject 'Microsoft Office Outlook Test Message' from yourself, demonstrating that you are now able to send and receive emails using Outlook 2003.
For more info check the link below
http://help.orange.co.uk/resultDisplay.do?gotoLink=221&docType=1006&contextId=843:221.247,168.217&docPropValue=kb3529&clusterName=DefaultCluster&contentId=5f4e52e7-ddc0-41b2-9417-c71b96daea1f&responseId=7fc004a3f2245237:100ebec:11981924106:6059&groupId=1&answerGroup=1&score=937&page=http://ESERVER_d850d292-3b68-4bd3-ab4f-99fc164b3c25.xhtml&result=0&excerpt=Microsoft+Outlook,+Outlook&resultType=5002#Goto221


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HI,

I have seen where quite a few are having problems with there POP3 and SMTP accounts. I had the same problem and here is how I resolved it.While in windows mail click on the TOOLS MENUE at the top. Click on ACCOUNTS in this menue. The first screen should show you your mail account. Highlight
this account and click on PROPERTIES This screen should show your personal account name. If there is noyhing in this box you can type in anything you want as it has no bearing on the operation of your mail . At the top of this box click on SERVERS This shows your POP3 and SMTP connections. If there is nothing listed in these two boxes then do the following. Lets say your ISP is hotmail as an example. Under POP3 type in mail.hotmail.com Under SMTP type in mail.hotmail .com Then click APPLY and OK Back out of this setup and try send & receive again. This should work. It worked for me.Don't forget to substitute your ISP for the example I used.

Goodluck,
Please don't forget to rate the solution.

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  • Priya darshan Apr 24, 2008

    In short,


    Tools | Accounts

    Double click on the mail account

    Click on the Servers tab

    Fill in the type of account (POP3 or IMAP) then fill in the server names.



    I don't know what ISP you are connected so I can't give you any idea what

    the server names would be.

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You need to contact your current provider and ask for the email server settings.

Posted on Apr 24, 2008

  • Ekse Apr 24, 2008

    If what Ive suggested doesnt work you will have to call orange, if that is your isp right now.


  • Ekse Apr 24, 2008

    The link I gave doesnt work correctly. try the settings I just gave.

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