|Account settings ... change to pop account or if is pop or imap setup?|
Anyway, you need to determine your email reader, eg outlook 07. Google setup mail for outlook 07. It will give you all of the settings for the outgoing server. You must pay attention when it tells you to check the box for same in is same out for server. Do not. Alter this by providing the username and password for gmail.
:) Should set you right up. I mix too.
I'm still learning everyday.