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How to view Yahoo mail in Outlook Express

I have an on-line e-mail with Yahoo and another e-mail account with my ISP. I use Outlook Express to view mail from my ISP’s mail server. How do I set-up Outlook Express so that I can also view my Yahoo mail there as well?

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dlwulfe
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war1Commented:
Greetings, dlwulfe !

If you are using the free email service from Yahoo.com, you cannot officailly get POP3 access and view with Outlook Express.  There are some workarounds.

You can open a Yahoo account with Yahoo Canada (or most Yahoo regional services), and get free POP3 access.
http://login.yahoo.com/config/mail?.intl=ca

With Yahoo.com, you can use a program like Freepops to act as a gateway between Yahoo webmail interface and Outlook Express.
http://www.freepops.org/en/

Best wishes!
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dlwulfeAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the info. I went to freepops.org, click the auto-installer link for windows to download the program but I keep getting " Page Can't be found".  I will attempt again tomorrow and if able to get and install the program will award points.
Thanks for the fast response. I actually should have included Hot Mail in my question as well. Is it handled the same way?
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war1Commented:
Yes, Hotmail is handled the same way.

Once you download the program and have it running in System Tray, important settings in Outlook Express account are

Login Name:  username@yahoo.com
Server: localhost
POP3 Port: 2000

Freepops does not provide SMTP access, so you will need to use your ISP SMTP server.
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dlwulfeAuthor Commented:
I got the file and installed it. I set up Outlook without a problem. I can now get my Yahoo mail using Outlook Express. Thanks so much.
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war1Commented:
You are welcome,dlwulfe!
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