The Firefox Browser. I use NETSCAPE as a browser. Version 4.7, a dinosaur from the mid nineties. It has a fabulous  mail client inside it, and as I do lists, it does things no other browser can. (I hear praise for others, but I never saw a mail client that does what NETSCAPE's built in, (you don't have to install it,) mail section does.

A friend told me, "You can certainly use NETSCAPE but I'd get Firefox to access the webmail interface of Gmail.  Or, you could use Mozilla Thunderbird, which is like Netscape Mail on steroids.  It can handle a BUNCH of accounts, not just one.

Get it here:
http://www.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/thunderbird/

Instructions for setting it up for Gmail are here:
http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=38343

Alternate instructions (for IMAP instead of POP3):
http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=77662

I have no idea what he's talking about there so said, "I dunno, I HAVE MOZILLA also, can't use it for email, it won't let me, but i use MOZILLA 2 (last vers you can put on a Windows l98SE, I use mozilla for surfing, can't use Netscape for that.  NETSCAPE 4.7 with its own email client in there that needs minimal setting up. Earthlink told me to say POP something and smtpauth something to get it to work And it did. OUTLOOK NEVER WOULD WORK.  THE OTHER BROWSER is mozilla firefox vers 2. with GOOGLE as a main page.
>  THAT allows you to have GMAIL right?
>  So it's right there on main page.
>  IS that what you mean?
YES.

Consider the facts: Firefox is a web portal that operates in a similar way to Yahoo, MSN and Google. (All three sites offer blogging, social networking, e-mail, e-commerce and more.) The company is striving to move oward becoming a social browser, according to Decrem, where it places users at the center, allowing them to control their information.

The company's first product is expected to be anti-virus software, scheduled
to ship in a month. Until then, however, Round Two will support the most
popular Firefox add-ons, building strong ties with the developers and
getting the chance to market its brand with the software.

If you are still using Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) as your browser,
it's time to wake up and smell the coffee. Explorer is full of security
flaws that make surfing the Net for information and doing business online a
risky proposition at best.

One of the daily tech blogs I read, Boing Boing, announced, after analyzing
their log files, that Firefox use had increased to 38.2 percent and Internet
Explorer dropped to 35.2 percent. So this prompted me to look at my own
logs. Although I found that my far less tech-savvy audience was quite
different, a full 15.3 percent were using Firefox -- more than double what
it was in 2004.

So the trend certainly seems to be turning and a large number of you (tens
of thousands) have taken my recommendation; but the majority of you haven't.
I have been using Firefox for two and a half years and I could not encourage
you more strongly to make the switch. The primary reason is for your
Internet security but it also has a variety of neat features:

Popup blocking stops those annoying ads dead in their tracks.
Tabbed browsing allows you to view multiple pages in one window.
Files are downloaded to your desktop so they're easier to find.
Live bookmarks enable you to read the latest news on my blog.
Now, with its popularity already soaring, Firefox is taking the next step,
and anyone using it will be reaping the benefits.

If aren't already using it, don't forget, Firefox is 98 PERCENT COMPATIBLE
with the 1,700 most-trafficked Web sites, so you shouldn't notice any
problems using it. To avoid the needless pain and stress viruses can have on
your PCs and you, I strongly recommend downloading Firefox and trying it out
for yourself.

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