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murray654

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Hi

I need to know how to add an E-mail account in Outlook Express when logged in as a guest. Windows says that I have to log is as an administrator! I need the account to be accessed by the guest user.

Hope someone can help.

Cheers
 

~Candy~

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I think you have to log in as admin in order to get it set up in the first place.
 
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Even if you did log in as admin, I'm not sure that if you then logged in with any other account, guest included, you would use the same Outlook Express account.

If this were the case, then every account any admin created, would then be seen by all the other accounts. Pretty sure this would be a rather big security hole.
 

murray654

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Hi,

After much searching on the net, the best solution I came up with is to create a limited account and set it up for E-mail, and disable the guest account.

I cant help wondering if the file and settings transfer wizard could import an Outlook Express account into the guest account. It seems impossible because when you are logged in on the guest account you can't do much.

Cheers,

Murray
 
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Creating new accounts (Admin or Limited) and then configuring them for their own individual e-mail settings would be the normal way to do this.
 
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