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    Email and Email Protocols

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    Compare and contrast two of the following email clients: Outlook, Outlook Express, Hotmail, Eudora, Mozilla Thunderbird, Opera Mail, Pine, and Lotus Notes.
    Compare and contrast two of the following email protocols: SMTP, POP3, IMAP4, HTTP email, MIME and Uuencode.

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    Question 1 : - Compare and contrast two of the following email clients: Outlook, Outlook Express, Hotmail, Eudora, Mozilla Thunderbird, Opera Mail, Pine, and Lotus Notes.
    Answer :-
    This is a very common question in the minds of the people that what is the exact difference between the Outlook Express and the Outlook, as they both look seems quite similar and also, the confusion is so deep in the minds of some, that few people even consider both as the same thing, assuming express to be an upgrade of the outlook. In the below mentioned few lines I have tried my best to make all of you realise that there is quite a lot of difference between the two. Read and feel the real fun.
    Most PC's today come with Microsoft's Outlook Express e-mail software pre-loaded and configured for use right away, so many people start using it as their default e-mail program.
    But the Microsoft Office suite that many people use contains Outlook, another program that manages e-mail. Which one should you use?
    In general, the free Outlook Express should be used for home use and Outlook should be used for business use, from home based business to larger enterprises.
    The following are the 4 reasons I consider for my statement above mentioned ...

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    This in-depth solution of 827 words discusses the similarities and differences of Outlook and Outlook Express as well as two different email protocols.

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