How to add your e-mail account to Microsoft Outlook Express – Mail and Settings – Windows Live Help
If you use a Hotmail or MSN.com email address and have been using Outlook Express for your mail reading you may have noticed it isn’t working any more. Microsoft has switched away from the DAV mail collection method and requires everyone to switch to POP3 settings in Outlook Express now.
Actually they seem to want you to use the web interface at Windows Live.com or download their new program, Windows Live Mail and use it instead of Outlook Express. But if you use Outlook Express, Outlook, Thunderbird, Eudora or any other normal mail program Hotmail’s change to being POP’able is a very good thing.
So if you noticed your Hotmail isn’t coming into your mail program lately you need to change your server settings. Click the link above to learn how to setup POP for Hotmail.