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How to Setup Outlook Express 4.5 for MacIntosh

This page will help you configure your Outlook Express 4.5 program on your MacIntosh computer.  First, go ahead and start the Outlook Express program if you have not already done so.

STEP 1:
From the menu bar at the top of the Outlook Express program, choose Edit-->Preferences.


STEP 2:
After Step 1 above, you should see a window like the one-below.  Make sure that in the column on the left, "E-mail" is selected.  Type in your name in the box labeled "Full Name", then enter your KansasNet email address in the "E-mail address" field (i.e. username@kansas.net).  In the "SMTP server" and "POP Server" boxes, type in mail.kansas.net.  Enter your KansasNet username in the "Account ID" field and then your password where it says Save Password.  We recommend you check the Save Password box so that you do not have to enter your password each time you check your email.  Finally, in the box labeled "Account name" at the very bottom, just type in mail.kansas.net


STEP 2:
On the left column in the Preferences window, choose Proxies.  You should see a window like the one below.  Make sure that Proxies are Disabled.  Then press OK at the bottom to save the changes.


STEP 3 (optional):
After Step 2 above, your Outlook Express program is now configured to check your @kansas.net email.  The next few screenshots below show some recommended settings for your Outlook Express program.  You can access these settings by choosing Edit-->Preferences from the menu bar and choosing the appropriate highlighted column on the left as shown in the pictures below.


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