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For a Microsoft Outlook 2002 version of this article, see 287072 .
For a Microsoft Outlook 98 version of this article, see 181142.
For a Microsoft Outlook 97 version of this article, see 171376.
NOTE: These procedures only apply if you have installed Outlook with the Corporate Workgroup/Other option. This option allows you to use Messaging Application Programming Interface (MAPI) services. To determine your installation type, on the Help Menu click About Microsoft Outlook. In About Microsoft Outlook you should see "Corporate" if you have the Corporate Workgroup installation.
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Occasionally, it may be necessary to create a new or an additional e-mail profile for Microsoft Outlook 2000. This article describes the steps necessary to do so.

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How To Create a New Mail Profile

  1. On the File menu, click Exit and Log Off.
  2. Click Start, point to Settings, and click Control Panel.
  3. In Control Panel, double-click the Mail or the Mail and Fax icon.
  4. On the Services tab, click Show Profiles.
  5. Click Add to start the Inbox Setup Wizard.
  6. Click to select the desired information services, and then click Next.
  7. In the Profile Name box, type a name for the new profile.
  8. Continue with the Inbox Setup Wizard to set up each of the selected services.
  9. You will now see the new profile listed. Change the When starting Microsoft Windows Messaging use this setting to the new profile that you just created.
  10. Restart Outlook to use the new profile.

How To Set Outlook to Prompt You for a Profile at Startup

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.
  2. On the Mail Services tab, click to select Prompt for a profile to be used in the Startup Settings option, and then click OK.
  3. On the File menu, click Exit and Log Off.
The next time that you start Outlook, you will be prompted to select a user profile.
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Article ID: 195718 - Last Review: June 22, 2014 - Revision: 2.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Outlook 2000 Standard Edition
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