Here is the steps to follow to correctly adjust their email account. PS: This is only valid for a Hotmail account.
Tools => Options => Tab "Mail" => Email Accounts ... => New ...
Choose "Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP or HTTP Enter your name (the one you want) E-mail Address Password Confirm password Check "Manually configure server settings or additional server types"
Select "Internet Mail"
Account Type: POP3 Incoming mail server: pop3.live.com Outgoing mail server: smtp.live.com
Info for connection, retype your email address in "Username" and password associated in the "Password" Check "Remember password"
Click "More Settings ..." Tab "Outgoing Server" => check "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication => Use same settings as my incoming mail server Tab "Advanced" => Incoming server (POP3): 995 Check "This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) Outgoing server (SMTP): 25 Use the following type of encrypted connection: Automatic
Finish your creation through multi-clicks OK - Next - Finish, and voila.