Please check related threads in microsoft.public.msn.discussion and
microsoft.public.windows.live.mail.desktop newsgroups. Qwest MSN users
report that (a) pop3 access to live.com aka MSN aka Hotmail servers is
possible for current subscribers to MSN Premium/Qwest DSL, (b) Outlook
Express continues to work using HTTP protocol for these users, and (c) MSN
Mail continues to work as normally. If you like, you could also continue to
use MSN Mail using pop3 to access your current "@msn.com" e-mail.
Access functions that formerly required use of MSN Explorer through the
Qwest MSN member site, http://member.q.com
. This includes adding and
deleting secondary accounts, resetting password, modifying user profile,
You may have noticed that Qwest is pushing people to "Upgrade for free [to
Windows Live] and unify your online world". Any time you want to "unify
your online world" you can go to http://get.live.com
and download the
software, which includes the Windows Live Mail desktop client, but this is
Feel free to post any additional questions you may have. The other
newsgroups named above may be more appropriate.
"mainframeguy" <mainframeguy@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Using Vista home premium with MSN Mail thur MSN Premium Subscription from
> Qwest. I have been receiving error messages that I can not use the old
> and that I will have to convert to a POP3 Protocol for Vista.
> How do I sucessfuly transfer and convert all my existing email folders?
> I do not want to change my Email Address or Destroy my History.
> Please Advise.. I can use some detail instructions, where available.