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  Making a New Mail Account in Outlook Express

    Making a New Mail Account

    Here is a step by step guide showing you how to make a new mail account in Outlook Express in Windows.

  • Open Outlook Express.
  • From the Outlook Express Window, click onto the Tools menu and select Accounts.
  • From the Internet Account page, click onto the Add button on the top right and then select Mail.
  • Type in the Name that you want attached to your emails.
  • Click the Next button.
  • Check that you have a dot next to I already have an email address that I'd like to use.
  • Type in your new email address. For new users this is your username with @domain.com* after it.
    *(where domain.com is the name of your domain.)
  • Click the Next button.
  • Check that My incoming mail server is a POP3 server
  • Type in mail.nrisystems.com for the Incoming mail server.
  • Type in mail.nrisystems.com for the Outgoing mail server.
  • Click the Next button.
  • Type in your username in the Account name box.
    (This is the same as your email: user@domain.com)
  • Type in your password in the Password box.
  • If the password box is greyed out then put a tick in the Remember Password box so that you can type in your password.

    Please check that the username you type in is not in the wrong capitalization because usernames and passwords are case sensitive. The password you type in shows up as a bunch of stars to keep it private.

  • Click the Next button.
  • Almost done! Click the Finish button.
  • You should now see an account called mail.nrisystems.com in the Account column.


After September 24th, you will need the following step also.

  • Double click on mail.nrisystems.com.

  • You can change mail.nrisystems.com to your name, if you like. (This is what you will see when checking for mail.)

  • Click on the servers tab.

  • Check the box "My server requires authentication.
  • Click OK
  • Close the Internet accounts window.
  • All done!
When you restart Outlook Express by you should be all set to use it for sending and receiving email.