Windows Mail cannot access web-mail accounts, only POP & IMAP.
If you have the free Yahoo email account, I think in the US & Canada, you
don't have access to their POP servers. You have to pay for the premium
service to get to use the POP servers.
"Mike" <Mike@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> How do I configure Windows Mail (Vista Home Premium Ed.) to work with
> web-based mail?
> I understand nothing of IMAP, STMP, or POP3...that's all greek to me. I
> attempted to do this on my own using jnstructions that I obtained from
> However, these instructions unfortunately are for MS Outlook 98 and 2000.
> Has anyone had problems with Yahoo or has anyone using Yahoo with Windows
> Vista Home Premium ed. successfully accessed this programme? Please, help
> out here to explain in simple terms how to correctly set it up?
> Thank you for your assistance!