CVC Internet's Help Guide

Checking Your Outlook Express Mail Settings

To verify that your e-mail settings are properly set, please complete the following steps.

1. Open Outlook Express (you do not need to connect to the Internet - click "Work Offline" if your Connect To window appears).  At the top of the Outlook Express window, click on the "Tools" menu and select "Accounts".

Outlook Express Mail Settings, Step 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2. At the top of the Internet Accounts screen, click on the "Mail" tab.  Click once on the mail account so it becomes highlighted, then click on the "Properties" button (right side of the screen, third button down).

Outlook Express Mail Settings, Step 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


3. In the Properties window, "General" screen, verify the following settings:

Outlook Express Mail Settings, Step 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


4. At the top of the Properties window, click on the "Servers" tab and verify the following settings:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


5.) At the top of the Properties window, click on the "Connection" tab.  In the Connection screen, make sure "Always connect to this account" using is selected and that "CVC Internet" is showing in the white field below.

Connection Window - Always Connect Using CVC Internet


6. At the top of the Properties window, click on the "Security" tab.  In the Security screen, the only option that should be active, is the "Algorithm (3DES)".

Mail Security Settings


7.  At the top of the Properties window, click on the "Advanced" tab.  In the Advanced screen,
verify the following options:

In the section "Server Timeouts", move the arrow to: Long 5 minutes

In the section "Sending", Do Not select the option "Break apart messages larger than".

In the section "Delivery", Do Not select the option "Leave a copy of messages on server". 

Mail Properties Advanced -  Make sure to unmark "Leave Copy On Server"


8. At the bottom of the Properties window, click on the "Apply" button, then click on the "OK" button


9. In the "Internet Accounts" window, click on the "Close" button


10. In the "Outlook Express" main window, click on the "File" menu (located at the top of the Outlook Express window) and select "Close"


You're Finished!  For more information on using e-mail or browsing the Internet, please refer to the "Help" menu located within the e-mail software program.


 

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