Checking your email automatic settings
In your email program (Outlook Express) select Tools then Options
Make sure you are on the General tab then look at the “Send/Receive Messages” section.
If you check the “Check for new messages every ___ minute(s)” then you can set the time intervals between checks. Mine is set to check for new messages every 5 minutes.
You have other options in the drop down menu
You can manually check your email anytime you like by clicking on the Send/Recv button on the toolbar in your email program.