How to configure Outlook to use an MSN POP3 account

In this section i am going to expalin and given Outlook Troubleshooting tips for How to configure Outlook 2007. For configuring Outlook 2007 with MSN POP3 use the following Steps:

1. In Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Copy and paste (or type) the following command in the Open box, and then press ENTER:
control panel
Control Panel appears.

In Windows Vista, click StartStart button, and then copy and paste (or type) the following command in the Search box:
control panel
Control Panel appears.
2. If you see the Pick a category view, click User Accounts.

If you do not see the Pick a category view, go to step 3.
3. Double-click Mail.
4. Click E-mail Accounts. The Account Settings window appears.
5. On the E-mail tab, on the left side of the Account Settings window, click New.
6. Click Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP, and then click Next.
7. Click to select the Manually configure server settings or additional server types check box, and then click Next.
8. Click Internet E-mail, and then click Next.
9. On the Add New E-mail Account screen, type the following setting information:
a. In the Your Name box, type your name as you want it to appear to recipients.
b. In the E-mail Address box, type your e-mail address. For example, type
c. In Account Type, select POP3.
d. In the Incoming Mail Server box, type
e. In the Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) box, type
f. In the User Name box, type your MSN account name.
g. In the Password box, type your MSN password.
h. Select the Remember Password check box, if you want to save it.
i. Select the Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) check box.
10. On the right side of the Add New E-Mail Account screen, click Test Account Settings. If you receive no errors, your e-mail account is set up correctly.

If you receive an error, make sure that you have entered all the information correctly, and then click Test Account Settings again. If all the information is correct and you continue to receive errors, go to the "Next steps" section for additional help.
11. Click Next, and then click Finish.
When you have completed these steps, try to send an e-mail message to yourself to make sure that Outlook is set up correctly. When the e-mail arrives, try to reply to it.

In Outlook, you can use the Import and Export Wizard as the interface for Address Book conversion. To convert a Windows Address Book file, follow thes

Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Outlook Express are two different programs with different capabilities, although both can send and receive messages from the Internet. There are two ways to share contact information between these two programs.

If, during Outlook Setup, you choose to upgrade a program that uses the Windows Address Book, Setup will do a silent conversion of the address entries to the Contact format used by Outlook.

If you choose not to convert during Setup, you can convert at a later time by using the "Import and Export Wizard." Outlook provides a tool to assist you in converting Windows Address Book information.

In Outlook, you can use the Import and Export Wizard as the interface for Address Book conversion. To convert a Windows Address Book file, follow these steps:
1. Start Outlook.
2. On the File menu, click Import and Export.
3. Click Import Internet Mail and Addresses, and then click Next.
4. Click Outlook Express 4.x, 5 on the list.

Note In Microsoft Office Outlook 2003, the option is Outlook Express 4.x, 5.x, 6.x. In Outlook 2007, the option is Outlook Express 4.x, 5.x, 6.x or Windows Mail,

5. Select any combination of the Mail or Addresses from the items that are listed.

Note With the exception of rules conversion from Outlook Express, the steps to convert addresses are the same.
6. Click Next. If you are using Outlook 2003 or Outlook 2007, go to step 8.
7. Select a destination for the imported address data.
8. Select the appropriate duplicate items option, and then click Finish.

Note This procedure does not import contacts that are contained in subfolders in the Windows Address Book.

How to reveal the Bcc box in Outlook

By default, the Bcc box does is not displayed in a new mail message. This design decision was made to reduce screen "clutter" by removing less frequently used options from immediate view.

To display the BCC Box follow the steps or Methods

Method 1: You use Outlook 2002 or Outlook 2003 and you use Word as Your E-mail Editor To display the Bcc box:

1. Open a new e-mail message.
2. Click the arrow next to Options to display the Options menu.
3. Click Bcc.

Method 2: You use Outlook 2002 or Outlook 2003 and you use Outlook as Your E-mail Editor To display the Bcc box:

1. Open a new e-mail message.
2. On the View menu, click Bcc Field. If the Bcc Field command is not displayed on the View menu, the Personalized Menus and Toolbars option is enabled. Double-click the View menu to display the full View menu.

Method 3: You use Outlook 2007

To display the Bcc box:
1. Open a new e-mail message, and then click Options.
2. On the Fields area, click Show Bcc.

POP3 Login Fails for Exchange Server 2007 Users With Long UPN

This problem occurs because Exchange Server 2007 has its “MaxCommandSize” setting for POP3 configured to use the value "40" by default. This limits the maximum size of a single command to 40 bytes. Some users with long UPN (like may fail to connect due to this limit.


You can resolve this problem through following method:

Method 1: Increase the value of MaxCommandSize from Exchange Management Shell

1. Click Start, click All Programs, click Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 and click Exchange Management Shell.
2. Run the following cmdlet to verify the current value of MaxCommandSize:
In the output, the value of MaxCommandSize is 40 by default.
3. Run the following cmdlet to increase the value of MaxCommandSize:
Set-POPSettings -MaxCommandSize 46
In this example, we increased it to 46. The possible values are from 40 to 1024 (bytes).
4. Restart the Microsoft Exchange POP3 service.

Method 2: Increase the value of MSExchPopImapCommandSize by using the Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI) Edit snap-in.

To do this, follow these steps:

Note: ADSI Edit is included with the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Support Tools. To install the Windows Server 2003 Support Tools, double-click Suptools.msi in the Support\Tools folder on the Windows Server 2003 CD.

Warning: If you use the ADSI Edit snap-in, the LDP utility, or any other LDAP version 3 client, and you incorrectly modify the attributes of Active Directory objects, you can cause serious problems. These problems may require you to reinstall Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server, Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 or both Windows and Exchange. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems that occur if you incorrectly modify Active Directory object attributes can be solved. Modify these attributes at your own risk.

1.Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Windows Support Tools, and then click Command Prompt.
2.At the command prompt, type adsiedit.msc , and then press ENTER.
3.Connect to a domain controller if you are not already connected.
4.Expand Configuration Container [ ], expand CN=Configuration,DC= contoso ,DC=com, expand CN=Services, expand CN=Microsoft Exchange, expand CN=Administrative Groups, expand CN=Exchange Administrative Groups, expand CN=, expand CN=Services Protocols, expand CN=POP3, right-click CN=1, and then click Properties.
Note In this step, is a placeholder for the domain name. The other words in italic are also placeholders.
5.In the CN=1 Properties dialog box, locate and then double-click the MSExchPopImapCommandSize attribute.
6.Change the value of MSExchPopImapCommandSize attribute to 46, and then click OK to close ADSI Edit.
Note In this example, we increased it to 46. The possible values are from 40 to 1024 (bytes).
7.Restart the Microsoft Exchange POP3 service.

I hope that this information provide Outlook Support for fix your this problem.