Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Setting up email on your PC
Setting up your email account in Windows Live Mail
Now you’ve installed Windows Live Mail, it will be in your Start menu. You’ll ﬁ nd
there is a new folder of programs called Windows Live, and that Windows Live
Mail is inside that. If you need a reminder on how to use the Start menu to ﬁ nd
and run programs, refer back to the instructions for starting Word in Chapter 1.
When you open Windows Live Mail, the screen will be mostly blank. That’s
because you need to set it up, so that it knows your email address. On the left,
click the link that says ‘Add email account’.
A window will open (see Figure 9.4), which will ask you to enter your email
address and password. Use the email address and password you chose when you
signed up with Hotmail (Steps 5 and 6 in the walk-through earlier in this