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Old 08-01-2002, 03:54 AM   #1
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how can I check my hotmail account?

What is the best way to check my hotmail account that would act similar to Outlook Express? I have tried JoMail and it's not bad, but I was looking for something a little better. Thanks.
Old 08-01-2002, 04:17 AM   #2
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Well, actually finding something like OE that checks your http mail is more of chore than it would seem. Not really good advice I know, but I would suggest switching to something that lets you check from an email client either via pop or similar. Yahoo doesn't anymore, so scratch that. Check out That seems to be good for a while. Operamail used to let you, but they only allow for the premium accounts now (as with Yahoo and others). Use hotmail for spam and when you sign up for crap, use hotmail as your initial box. Give your family and friends your new email account address.
Old 08-01-2002, 04:35 AM   #3
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you can also try Balsa,
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Evolution is great !
Old 08-02-2002, 02:27 PM   #5
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Get a free mail from . They give free POP/SMTP/IMAP with no ads!
Old 08-02-2002, 07:18 PM   #6
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I just go to (bookmark it)and type in my info.... takes a second longer but it works you could allways save your password if you want . like msn is sucure anyways haha
Old 08-03-2002, 01:27 PM   #7
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If you are going to use hotmail go for the web interface, its quick and dirty. Use GAIM to notify you of new mail rather than leaving an email app open all of the time.

I am gonna have to check out that I really need free pop mail!
Old 08-03-2002, 01:41 PM   #8
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I am gonna have to check out that I really need free pop mail!
What about ? It is free, and if you are a regular on these forums it is very handy to be one click away from your mail.
Old 08-03-2002, 05:06 PM   #9
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For my junk account I use it's free and they forward mail to the pop account of your choice.I can access both my accounts and my HotPop account from Mozilla mail.You can also do this with Sylpheed.


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