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Configuring Windows Messaging for Multiple Mailboxes

  1. Click on Start -> Settings -> Control Panel
  2. Double click the Mail icon.

  1. Click Add.
  2. Under Use the Following Information Services,
  3. select only Internet Mail. Click Next.
  4. Select Modem for connection method.
  5. Click Next. Select Internet Chicago for your service provider.
  6. Click Next. Click on Specify the name for your mail server. Enter, or if you have that service with us. Click Offline. Click Next.
  7. Under E-mail address, type, or
  8. Enter your name and click Next.
  9. Under Mailbox name, enter your username.
  10. Under Password, enter your Internet Chicago password. Click Next.
  11. Personal Address Book. This is the name of the file that will keep all address book information. If you want to have separate address books, replace the mailbox.pab portion with username.pab, where username is your Internet Chicago username. If you want to share one address book, leave this as mailbox.pab. Click Next.
  12. Personal Folders. This is the name of the file that stores all sent and received mail. Replace the mailbox.pst portion with username.pst as above. Click Finish.

  • You can also password protect your mail folders. To do this, click on the name of your profile and click Properties. Click on Personal Folders and click Properties again.
  • Click on Change Password.
  • Type the password you want in the New Password and Verify Password boxes and click O.K. Click O.K. two more times to finish.

NOTE: This password can be whatever you like, but it is recommended you use the same password as your Internet Chicago password to avoid confusion.

  1. To add a more user profiles click the Add button and repeat the steps above. To delete a profile, click on the profile name and click Remove.
  2. Click Close when finished.
  3. Double click the Inbox icon to start Windows Messaging.
  4. Select which profile to use and click O.K.*
  5. If your folders are password protected, type your password and click O.K.

*If you have multiple profiles, but aren't given a window to choose which one to use, follow these steps:

  1. In Windows Messaging, click on Tools -> Options.
  2. Under When starting Windows Messaging, select Prompt for a profile to be used. Click O.K.
  3. Restart Windows Messaging. The choose Profile window should appear.

Adding and Removing Profiles

  1. Click on Start -> Settings -> Control Panel

  1. Double click the Mail icon.
  2. Click the Show Profiles button.
  3. To add a new profile, click the Add button and follow the instructions above.
  4. To remove a profile, click on the selection you want to remove. Then click the Remove button.
  5. Click Close when finished.