Recomend email program

  sellewe 14:20 18 Sep 2004
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I am having trouble with Outlook Express and would like to change to another program. Would someone please give some information and advice.

  stalion 14:28 18 Sep 2004

microsoft outlook

Get away from Microsoft to a more secure, free, Pegasus Mail click here
Been using it for years - no problems.

  rawprawn 14:32 18 Sep 2004

click here I have been using Outlook for the last 4 years but I am very impressed by this free program.

  Irishman 14:36 18 Sep 2004

Neither of those will handle Hotmail or Yahoo, at least not without a lot of fiddling but this will

click here

  JayDay 14:40 18 Sep 2004

Try Thunderbird. It's free. click here

ePrompter is good for monitoring multiple email accounts, but isn't designed to be an email client.

  JayDay 14:42 18 Sep 2004

Thunderbird does work with Yahoo mail. I have set it up no probs.

  sellewe 14:42 18 Sep 2004

Thanks for your quick and helpful information. I will try each one except Outlook as I would worry about its security.

  Irishman 14:55 18 Sep 2004

Which prog did you use to set up Yahoo with Tbird. I have tried and can't get it to work. Have you ever tried to set up Hotmail on it?

  JayDay 15:06 18 Sep 2004

You need to alter your mail options in Yahoo Mail. Go to Mail Options then click on POP Access and Forwarding. Select the option Web & POP Access.

Your incoming server is pop.mail.yahoo.co.uk
Your outgoing server is smtp.mail.yahoo.co.uk

You will find further details of setting on a link next to Web & POP Access link.

I have used numerous email clients and have always managed to get my Yahoo Mail. Any probs please contact me.

  Irishman 15:11 18 Sep 2004

Thanks

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