Mail is a very powerful and free mail reader. It
offers several features that no other reader has
including Auto responding and advanced filtering.
It can be rather tricky to set up though. Here's
what you need to do. Please note that future
versions may change slightly but the basic
principles here will still apply. If your PM
doesn't ask these questions, apply the ultimate
computer to them (your brain) and let common
sense solve your problems.
downloading, unzip the file in a temporary
directory and run the DOS program, PCONFIG.EXE.
"Configuring Pegasus Email for
"Stand Alone Configuration"
"Y" or Enter for all remaining
questions, then "Exit Saving
an Icon for WINPMAIL.EXE and call it
clicking on that Icon should launch Pegasus and
bring up a setup screen. Enter your username
WITHOUT THE CAPITAL P, under Your user name.
Check Save your username in WIN.INI for future
use. Hit OK.
should now fire up. Go to File >> Preferences
>> General Settings. Put your full
name in Personal Name and your E-mail
Address in Default Reply address. As you
become familiar with the program and AFTER
READING THE HELP FILE you can experiment with the
other settings. Hit OK.
again Go to File >> Preferences
now select Advanced Settings. Here's the
Mail Poll Time: 20
Mail Time Zone: -0500 (That's Eastern
confirm Reading Requests : checked
check NEVER or if that doesn't work try
ON DEMAND ONLY.
it gets strange. Exit Pegasus altogether. Open it
back up. Under File, there should be three new
entries and the ribbon icon bar should have
several new icons on it. Select File
>> Network Configuration. Here are
Field: your e-mail address
your username (NO CAPITAL P)
Mail larger than 10K optional
and Restart Pegasus. You should have no problems
getting you mail. Be sure to read the extensive
help. This will teach you how to filter, file and