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Sharing an ISP, and email

I have two computers that share an ISP account. Both can be on the net at the same time (dial up modems) with no reduction in speed. How can I set up the email to serve two different email addresses on the one ISP account?
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Asta CuCommented:
Add HOTMAIL which, for example, we can add to our Outlook Express 5 mail process -- it's free; one of many.  http://lc4.law5.hotmail.passport.com/cgi-bin/login
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Asta CuCommented:
If that doesn't serve you, let us know more about your environment, ISP, browser version, mail, etc.  Some environments require unique identifies, some profiles, some ISPs provide multiple userid access per family, etc. etc....  
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dew_associatesCommented:
RC, just some questions:

1. How many mailboxes does the ISP provide?

2. Are there any other mailboxes that you are using aside from that which the ISP is providing?

3. What are you using for email? If Outlook, which version?
Dennis
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bartsmitCommented:
Usually if you are assigned a domain name (someone@hostname.ispname.com) you can easily add mailboxes by simply picking up mail addressed to them.

If you want to distinguish between the mailboxes when you're downloading mail you have to add the username to the account information in Outlook Express.

If your current username for mail is hostname or hostname.ispname.com you would change that to user+hostname or user+hostname.ispname.com
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rcloydAuthor Commented:
Dennis,

I have Earthlink for an ISP, I only have one email account with them. I am using Outlook Express 5 ver. 5.00.2314.1300


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dew_associatesCommented:
RC, there are a couple of ways to approach this depending upon what you wish to do.

First, you could see if Earthlink will provide a second mailbox. Then, you could access each mailbox from separate PC's.

A second method, would be to use your Earthlink mailbox on one PC and use a Hotmail account for the other machine.

Is this along the lines of where you want to go?
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rcloydAuthor Commented:
Yes thats what i want to do thanks for the help. please post your answer as a  question and ill award you the points.
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dew_associatesCommented:
Not a problem. The info posted above is repeated below.

If you need help setting up the two account is Outlook, let me know.

There are a couple of ways to approach this depending upon what you wish to do.

First, you could see if Earthlink will provide a second mailbox. Then, you could access each mailbox from separate PC's.

A second method, would be to use your Earthlink mailbox on one PC and use a Hotmail account for the other machine.

Is this along the lines of where you want to go?

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