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Windows Vista Security: Praxisorientierte Sicherheit für Profis by Marcus Nasarek

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Chapter 16: Using Windows Mail, Calendars, and Contacts
You can set up additional email accounts by following these steps:
1. In Windows Mail, click Tools, and then click Accounts.
2. In the Internet Accounts dialog box, click Add.
3. On the Select Account Type page, select Email Account and then click Next.
4. Follow steps 1–8 of the previous procedure to complete the account configuration.
Once you configure your email accounts, you’ll be able to send and receive email
using the configured accounts. As necessary, you can modify the settings of an email
account by following these steps:
1. In Windows Mail, click Tools, and then click Accounts.
2. Under the Mail heading, click your account, and then click Properties.
3. As necessary, change the email account settings, including the user information,
server information, and type of connection.
4. Click OK to save your settings.
Creating, Sending, and Receiving Email
In Windows Mail, you can create and send an email simply by clicking the Create
Mail button on the toolbar, entering the necessary email addresses in the To field,
typing a message subject, typing your message text, and clicking Send. That’s it; it’s
Figure 16-4. Specifying the email servers for your account
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that easy. When you want full control over the way your message is created and sent,
however, you’ll want to follow these steps:
1. To create an email message using your default stationery, click the Create Mail
button on the toolbar. Alternatively, you can click the Create Mail options but-
ton to the right of the Create Mail button and select the stationery style for your
email, such as Soft Blue.
2. The From field of your message is set to your default email address and your
email will be routed through the outgoing email server associated with this
account. If you’ve configured multiple email accounts, the From field becomes a
selection list from which you can select the email address and email server to use
(see Figure 16-5).
3. In the To field, and optionally the Cc field, enter the email addresses for the peo-
ple to whom you are sending the message. If you’ve created contacts or contact
groups, these are available as well by clicking the Address Book button to the left
of the To or Cc field. Alternatively, you can enter part of a name or email
address and then click the Check Names button on the toolbar to fill in the con-
tact information automatically.
4. In the Subject field, type the message subject.
Figure 16-5. Creating your email message

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