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Microsoft Windows Vista: Visual QuickStart Guide by Chris Fehily

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Chapter 15. Email, Contacts, and Calendars

Email is a fast, convenient, and cheap way to exchange written messages and files over the internet. Windows Mail (which replaces Outlook Express) lets you send and receive email, as well as read newsgroups (internet discussion forums). You can communicate with anyone who has an email account. Your recipient doesn’t have to have Windows Mail, or even Windows, to read and reply to your messages; any email program can talk to any other one.

You can’t use Windows Mail to manage your email with any of the web-based (HTTP) mail services (Hotmail and free Yahoo accounts, for example).

This chapter also covers Windows Contacts and Windows Calendar—both new in Vista—for managing your contacts and for creating and ...

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