Problem configuring Outlook 2007 w/ job email account

I recently installed Outlook 2007 to my laptop (which uses Vista). Upon 
trying to "setup" Outlook a small box appeared in the upper left corner of 
the screen which stated "configuring outlook accounts." A box appeared asking 
for "Microsoft Exchange Server" and "mailbox."  I was not sure as to what to 
enter so I entered "dss.sc.gov" (which is everything listed after the "@" in 
my job email address) for the server and my name for mailbox.  I then 
received the following error message: "The connection to Microsoft Exchange 
is unavailable.  Outlook must be connected to complete this action."  I am so 
new to this.  Please advise.  Your assistance is greatly appreciated.  Thanks.
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Rice (3)
3/8/2008 2:11:01 PM
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Are you certain that your mail account at work is even using Exchange 
Server? If so, you must be logged onto your domain at work in order to 
connect to that Exchange Server, and your Exchange administrator would need 
to provide you with the necessary server path and logon credentials.
-- 
Russ Valentine
[MVP-Outlook]
"Rice" <Rice@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
news:B8606328-CC54-4F3D-BB70-45E1EAEA12B4@microsoft.com...
>I recently installed Outlook 2007 to my laptop (which uses Vista). Upon
> trying to "setup" Outlook a small box appeared in the upper left corner of
> the screen which stated "configuring outlook accounts." A box appeared 
> asking
> for "Microsoft Exchange Server" and "mailbox."  I was not sure as to what 
> to
> enter so I entered "dss.sc.gov" (which is everything listed after the "@" 
> in
> my job email address) for the server and my name for mailbox.  I then
> received the following error message: "The connection to Microsoft 
> Exchange
> is unavailable.  Outlook must be connected to complete this action."  I am 
> so
> new to this.  Please advise.  Your assistance is greatly appreciated. 
> Thanks. 

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russval1 (2100)
3/8/2008 4:36:53 PM
You would need to ask your IT how & what settings

"Rice" <Rice@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
news:B8606328-CC54-4F3D-BB70-45E1EAEA12B4@microsoft.com...
>I recently installed Outlook 2007 to my laptop (which uses Vista). Upon
> trying to "setup" Outlook a small box appeared in the upper left corner of
> the screen which stated "configuring outlook accounts." A box appeared 
> asking
> for "Microsoft Exchange Server" and "mailbox."  I was not sure as to what 
> to
> enter so I entered "dss.sc.gov" (which is everything listed after the "@" 
> in
> my job email address) for the server and my name for mailbox.  I then
> received the following error message: "The connection to Microsoft 
> Exchange
> is unavailable.  Outlook must be connected to complete this action."  I am 
> so
> new to this.  Please advise.  Your assistance is greatly appreciated. 
> Thanks. 


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DL
3/9/2008 7:17:58 PM
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