First of all, click the Open Outlook Express icon on your computer screen and open it.
Now, hover and click the “Tools” button from the menu bar.
Scroll down and select "Accounts" link from the drop down menu.
Move on and hit the “Add" button in order to go to go to the next step.
Click the "Mail” link.
Now, just enter the display name that you want to show for the email account and then hit the “Next" link to proceed.
Simply enter your Hotmail email address and choose "Next” option.
Choose the "HTTP" as the incoming server. In addition to that, opt for "Hotmail" as your service provider and hit the "Next" button.
Now, re-enter your Hotmail address along with the password. Here, you also have the option to choose “Remember the password” option so that you do not have to log into the account every time in order to view you mails.
Click “Next” and then select “Finish” on the last screen.