How to configure "Inbox" for use as an email client

note: this is intended for use as a means to give Windows 95 users a "backup" mail client. This program began as Microsoft Exchange® for Windows 95. It has, in it's latest release become known as Windows Messaging® for Windows 95. It has officially been "orphaned" by Microsoft in the same manner as most of the DOS applications that Microsoft used to produce. You should NOT use this as your primary Email client. There are a great many available  for NO cost whatsoever for the software. Here is a link to some local clients.


To configure Microsoft Exchange/Windows Messaging for use as an Internet E-Mail Client

Choose Tools,


Then Choose Services,

Hilight Internet Mail, then choose Properties.

Make sure you place your information as I have mine above


Then set up your connection.

Make sure you have Internet Mail available. If you do not you can find it at Microsoft's Web Site at

You should also notice that there is an upgrade for MS Exchange that renames it to "Windows Messaging", in addition to fixing several nasty bugs.

To check your version of Microsoft Exchange®/Windows Messaging® Choose Help and About and compare it to the version I have below:

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