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Old 02-14-2005, 11:48 AM   #1
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need help with hotmail setup on Evolution

Need to know how to setup hotmail through evolution, all the stuff i have tried doe's not work at all (well not the method i used for Earthlink anyways).

This is for my mom's new machine and she doe's not want to use another Email provider (i tried to switch her to Gmail).

so if someone out there has had success in this please let me know how you did it, i would be very greatful for any help thanks.

Old 02-14-2005, 11:49 AM   #2
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i highly doubt it'll work -- you can't even get hotmail in outlook... you can only get it in OE, MS has their service so protected...
Old 02-14-2005, 11:55 AM   #3
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u need to get gotmail.

check this link..

the only problem with gotmail it puts all ur mail in 1 file.
evolution only downloads smtp/pop3/imap. not http.

n outlook n outlook express do download from hotmail.
Old 02-14-2005, 12:12 PM   #4
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Thanks guys, I was afraid of that .


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