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Outlook 2K for Personal ISP Email AND Remote Access to Exchange Server

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This is probably a slam-dunk for several of you experts, so here goes:
I have Office 2000 on a Win98 computer at home.  I have used it to retrieve email from my ISP, and I still want to do that.

Now, however, I ALSO want to dial in to my new employer's network and use Outlook to get to my office email and calendar.

I was advised to create another Outlook profile with Exchange server as a service and the Outlook Address Book.  Um-mm-m-m-m, where and how do I do that?  I seem to remember being asked in the Office 2K install drill whether I was using it in a stand-alone configuration or as part of a network.

I'm pretty comfortable with end-user applications, but this network stuff is like speaking Martian, so please be as specific as possible.  Thanks for your help.

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Sounds like you might be configure in Internet Mail Only mode.  (You will have a Tools > Accounts rather that Tools > Services.)  Anyway, to take advantage of your corporate server you will need to reconfigure the mail support by selecting tools > options > mail delivery > reconfigure mail support.  Have the CD handy because it will ask for it.

Oh... you might want to check out www.slipstick.com/outlook/choosingmode.htm for differences between modes and general info.
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Thanks, Neo.  Once you led me to the starting point, I was able to find everything else I needed.  Nice to have the answer so quickly also.
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