Problem setting up New Laptop

  Bagsey 14:24 23 Feb 2008
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Trying ti set up a new laptop to get email using Outlook in Vista.
E mail address and password work ok in BTYahoo but they DONT work in Outlook Any new ideas please. We are out of them.

  Pineman100 14:53 23 Feb 2008

What version of Outlook?

I spent ages trying to get Outlook 2000 to work on my wife's new Vista laptop, but it can't be done. Apparently there is a fundamental incompatibility.

For more information click here.

Why do you want to run Outlook instead of Windows Mail? If you use Outlook for its calendar functions, task reminders, etc. you'll find that all of those exist within Vista itself.

So, having given up on Outlook 2000, we found that actually Vista/Windows Mail would do everything that used to use Outlook for.

  Bagsey 18:52 23 Feb 2008

Thanks for that link. I think that we are at the same position that you reached,just accept it. But I am a bit fed up that so far I have been unable to import my address book. The ought of typing in all those addresses is off puting to say the least. Still needs must, but I bet the list will be much reduced.

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