> Is something like that provided by all ISPs?
Most hosting companies seem to offer some form of webmail these days. On our
linux platform we offer Squirrel, which is very easy to use and comes with
some very powerful features.
On Windows, although Squirrel might have been possible, we give users access
to Mail Enable.
As John mentioned a lot of people use webmail on a regular basis. One client
company, for example, has been having issues with their MS setup , so they
are using webmail exclusively whilst waiting for their techies to fix their
>> Also, I wondered if one has a PC attached to the internet,
> can one always download email from a web-mail server?
That would depend on both the ISP setup and the client software in use.
Yahoo do not allow pop3 access unless you pay for it, for example, while
Hotmail is integrated into Outlook.
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