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Posted on 2005-04-11
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Is there a way for me to point ms outlook on my computer to aol so I can retreive my aol email through outlook?

If so could someone send me the configuration steps that would be great

Thanks
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Question by:WestonGroup
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by:sunray_2003
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Hi WestonGroup,

You might need to use this http://www.email2pop.com/

or

http://www.enetbot.com/

SR..
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'America Online (AOL) uses its own e-mail system which is not compatible with the Internet standards supported by Outlook. For additional information about this, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:'

Taken from

How to set up multiple e-mail accounts in Outlook 2000
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;192340

Michael
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As far as I am aware WestonGroup's article should work, but one other thing to be aware of is that Outlook 98 or 2000 in Corporate/Workgroup mode (check under help->about) doesn't support IMAP.  You will have to switch over to Internet Mail Only in order to access the account.  If you are running Outlook 2002 or 2003 that is not an issue because they both have a "unified" install mode.
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