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Hi!
  i am using 2 accounts. One when i am at the office and the other one when i am working at home. Now, my pop settings are the same but i am using a SMTP different. My problem is that when i am replying an email from home, i get a message and i see that Outlook didn't take the account i have set as default, so it can't send my email.

Anybody know what could i do?
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I am assuming you have both accounts in one profile and are using Outlook XP?

Next to the Send button in your reply, click the Accounts pull-down menu and choose the account you want to send the email from.  When you hit the Send button, it should use the settings for that account.
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Make sure that your server doesn't require authentication. If you are sending work emails from home and using your work email account the server will most likely need you to authenticate since your are not on your works network. Also Vise Versa

Outlook XP
1.  Run Outlook XP
2.  In Outlook XP from the Tools menu, select email accounts
3.  Double-click on your email account to open the email account Properties window.
4.  Click on the "more settings" button, then select the "outgoing server" tab.  
5.  Select "my server requires authentication"
6.  Click the "OK" button
7.  Close the properties window.

Outlook 2000
1.  Run Outlook 2000
2.  In Microsoft Outlook 2000 from the Tools menu, select "Accounts" to open the Internet Accounts window.
3.  Double-click on your email account to open the email account Properties window.
4.  In the email account Properties window click on the Servers tab,
5.  In the Outgoing mail server section select "my server requires authentication".
6.  Click the "apply" button.
7.  Click the "OK"  button.
8.  Click "close" in the Internet Properties window.

Outlook Express 5.0 and 6.0
1.  Run Microsoft Outlook Express
2.  In Outlook Express from the Tools menu, select "Accounts" to open the Internet Accounts window.
3.  Double-click on your email account in the Internet Accounts window to open your email account Properties                   window.
4.  In the email account Properties window click on the Servers tab.
5.  In the Outgoing mail Server sections select "my server requires authentication".  Click on the settings button to open the Outgoing Mail Server window.
6.  Click the "apply" button.
7.  Click the "OK"  button.
8.  Click "close" in the Internet Properties window.

Hope this is what you were looking for.

Doushanes

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