10.1. Setting Up Windows Mail
The first time you use Mail (Start All Programs Windows Mail), youre prompted to plug in the Internet addresses and codes that tell the program where to find your email.
Note: If you used the Vista program called Easy Transfer Wizard to bring over your files and settings from an older PC, Windows Mail is probably already set up quite nicely . If that's the case, skip to the next section.
Click Next to step through the wizard's interview process, during which you'll provide the following information:
The outgoing mail server (the SMTP server ) usually looks something like mail.mindspring.com or smpt.comcast.net.
If you wish, turn on "Remember password," so that you won't have to enter it each time you want to collect mail. ( Turn on Secure Password Authentication [SPA] only if instructed by your ISP or network administrator.)
Click Finish to close the wizard and open Windows Mail.