Follow the following steps to configure Outlook Express to use a Hotmail account:-
1]Open Outlook Express.
2]Click Tools >Accounts>Add>Mail.
3]In the Display name box, type your name, and then click Next
4]In the E-mail address box, type your Hotmail address, and then click Next
5]Select HTTP in the My incoming mail server drop down box
6]Select Hotmail from the drp down box beside Incoming mail(POP3,IMAP or HTTP) Server: and click Next.
7]In the Account name type your account (eg.xyz@hotmail/msn.com).Put your Password in the box below.Tick the box against Remember Password.Click Next.
8]Click Close. At the prompt to download folders from the mail server that you added, click Yes.
How to configure Outlook Express to use a Hotmail account
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