That depends on who your mail provider is.
You posted in a Bellsouth thread, yet it appears you have a Yahoo
US-based free Yahoo accounts have webmail access only, no POP
access. Windows Mail handles POP mail but not webmail.
Yahoo's solution is to pay Yahoo to get their premium "Mail Plus" service:
and use the special settings for that service:
If you are OK with using a non-Yahoo email address, you have three other
* Use the email address assigned to you by your ISP.
* Get a free Gmail account.
* Get a free Hotmail/Live account, and use it with the Windows Live Mail email program.
Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)
"Rayford Hudson IV" <rayfordhudsoniv@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:Oy7pvoXZJHA.412@xxxxxx
> how do i set up an email