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Microsoft Outlook, unlike Microsoft Outlook Express, does not have an option to use Outlook.com e-mail accounts. The "Resolution" section provides a work around to access an Outlook.com account.
Outlook does not support the integration of Outlook.com e-mail accounts.
You can view your Outlook.com e-mail in Outlook by creating a hotmail folder and then associating a Web view of that folder that points to the Outlook.com Web site.
NOTE: The technique outlined in the steps below can be used to view messages from any Web-based e-mail provider, including Yahoo, Lycos, Excite and others.
Creating a Hotmail Folder
Associating the Hotmail Folder with the Outlook.com Web Site
For additional information about using Outlook Express for Outlook.com, please click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/220852/EN-US/ )How to configure Outlook Express to use an Outlook.com account