Setting up an e-mail account on your new Acer computer will enable you to continue communicating with your contacts without any noticeable transition lag, keeping your e-mails flowing seamlessly despite the change in computing platforms. The best way to manage e-mail on your Acer computer is through the Outlook Express feature, included with your operating system.
Click on "Start" and open "All Programs."
Click on "Outlook Express."
Click "Tools" and select "Accounts."
Click "Add" and select "Mail."
Enter your name and e-mail address. Select the type of mail server you are using (POP, HTTP, etc).
Enter your username and password.
Click "Finish" to complete the set-up.