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Solved: outlook express has changed to microsoft outlook with PROBLEMS!!

Q: Solved: outlook express has changed to microsoft outlook with PROBLEMS!!

Hi all at Techguy, I hope someone can help me!!!

My outlook express has changed to Microsoft outlook! This has also caused me problems with Word and Excel.
I cannot open any e mails in outlook express as it says there is an error. I can go back to a restore point fro a few days ago and all is fine, a day later it changes again to Microsoft outlook and the same problems occur.

When I try and open a word or excel document it says preparing to install!!

I can not open attachments in my outlook also!!

I have AVG as my Anti virus protectiion
I run SpyBot on a daily basis
I run Ad-Aware on a weekly basis



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A: Solved: outlook express has changed to microsoft outlook with PROBLEMS!!

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gang I found an old post here that describes my situation, something I caused but don't know how to undo.
The system in question has Windows XP Professional, and MS Office 2000 Professional, the main reason for which is OUTLOOK. When Outlook cranks up it triggers an error message which is in my subject line:
"Outlook requires Microsoft Outlook Express 4.01 or greater....". The system of course also has OE6 on it which we don't use, but it does work etc.

The issue is me: I use autoruns to shut off everything non-mandatory, and, as another thread-poster identified, there is something in the list of goods that I have disabled that OE is dependent on, if I understand the old thread properly. The problem is that the poster [OP] in that thread said he found the key, but he didn't NAME THE ENTRIES
Thus, I dunno which ones he reversed that made the issue go away.

if anyone knows, pls let me know, so I can fix my goof.


A:Solved: error: Outlook requires Microsoft Outlook Express 4.01 or greater

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Recently I have noticed my Dell Vostro laptop has been very slow in booting to a point where I can actually do something with any speed.

I had been reading various forums regarding the problem and the general consensus was that removing unnecessary start-up programs would assist. This I did, and included in it was the removal of Outlook Express as a start-up as I never use it.

I was rather startled to find that the next time I started up Outlook I get the message indicated in the title. When acknowledging the message, Outlook still opens and functions correctly as far as I can see, but this message always coming up is getting a little tedious.

Why would a company require the lesser of two programs to be loaded and started in order that their more powerful program should work? Amazing thought processes at MS.

I have seen answers for this question elsewhere and I have tried their solutions but to no avail. That includes setting IsInstalled in registry key 881dd1c5-3dcf-431b-b061-f3f88e8be88a to a Dword value of 1.

What I have found, is the key {44BBA840-CC51-11CF-AAFA-00AA00B6015C} and {7790769C-0471-11d2-AF11-00C04FA35D02} in registry directory HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\AutorunsDisabled. As the first refers to Outlook Express 6 and the other to Address Book 6 I assume that this may have something to do with my problem.

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A:Solved: Outlook requires Microsoft Outlook Express 4.01 or greater.

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My friend just had her computer reformatted after a bad virus contamination. It is still running EXTREMELY slow but has at least been running correctly. She is running XP

Yesterday I installed Microsoft Office 2003 for her with Microsoft Outlook and now her email doesn't seem to be working. She uses Outlook Express as her mail default rather than Office Outlook but keeps getting the error message that it can't find the POP3.

I also installed AVG for her and have shut off the email plugin to see if that is part of the problem.

The thing is, it happened yesterday right after I installed these programs for her but then a minute later her email worked just fine. Now she just restarted her computer and the mail won't work again.

Is there something wrong with her computer or is it at the server?

I hope this all makes sense.

A:Solved: Microsoft Office Outlook vs Outlook Express?

Is she receiving any error messages?
If so, please post the exact message.

Is the Firewall allowing Outlook Express access to the Internet?

How does she connect to the Internet?

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I don't use microsoft's outlook because I don't care for it.... but in haste while right clicking to save a image, I have on occasion, clicked send to by accident. This starts a whirlwind of chaos for my computer and often will lock everything up. I know that esc should stop a macro, but in this case it does not. The macro tries to run and I am stuck waiting for windows to attempt to open my email program by opening 20 - 30 new windows! How do I over ride the window's attempt to use outlook and have it instead use my yahoo or aol email program? Or is there a way to disable send to all together?
Thank you for your help in this matter.

A:Microsoft Outlook Express problems

Have you tried Internet Properties > Programs tab > E-mail?


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I'm not sure if this is where to post this but I have Microsoft Outlook Express 5 for e-mail on my Windows XP system. The problem I can't figure out how to correct is that on several e-mails when I attempt to open from the inbox or sent items, I get an error box "Outlook Express has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience."

I've tried deleting messages to free up space and using the system restore - no success.

I would greatly appreciate any ideas for solving this problem.

Thanks so much for any help in advance!

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Hello All,

I was backing up all my e-mails and mistakenly changed all the files (DBX) to open with a XML Editor. How do I restore them all to the original file, the file that you can not open.

Second, after I reformat my drive (XP-Home), How do I "import" them back to my Microsoft Outlook Express ?


A:Microsoft Outlook Express 6.0 PROBLEMS

Not sure I can help with the DBX to XML - BUT to backup OE to a new PC - http://www.insideoe.com/backup/clone.htm

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Yes, I just recently installed Microsoft Office 2010 Pro onto my computer. I have run into a bit of a problem. I wanna make Microsoft Outlook 2010 the default email client for my user side and I wanna leave Outlook Express as default for another user on my computer. I cannot seem to figure out how to do this because once you pick a default email program on one user desktop it also makes it the default for other users on the computer. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

A:Microsoft Outlook 2010 defaul email/Outlook Express default for other

Sorry, that can't be done because the default email application is "global" (All Users).

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I just installed Microsoft Outlook on my new 64 bit Laptop running Windows 7.

I am trying to import my previous emails from Outlook Express6 which is installed on another computer running Windows XP

I copied all account settings from my old computer to my new Laptop

When I start import/export wizard it gives me the following error.

No Internet Accounts were found to Import

I want to transfer all Email account settings, messages, emails and contacts from Outlook Express 6 to Microsoft Outlook.

Can anyone tell me how can I do it?


A:How to import Emails Accounts Settings from Outlook Express 6 to Microsoft Outlook?

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I am using Vista Home premium 32 bit and i am using windows mail for all my emails. I also have office 2007 with Microsoft Outlook.

Problem is that i want to use microsoft Outlook but i can't transfer/export my email accounts from Vista Windows mail to Microsoft Outlook or even outlook express for XP. I have forgotten 3 critical passwords so I cannot recreate the email accounts in Outlook....

How can I export my email accounts to microsoft Outlook or Outlook Express from Vista Windows mail??? please help.



A:Exporting Email accounts from Vista to Microsoft Outlook or Outlook Express

Hello again kapilkaaiser,
I think you need to import the required info into Outlook 2007 -

In Outlook 2007, click File > Import and Export > Make the appropriate choices
> & hopefully the Import / Export Wizard will oblige.

Post back with your results.

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How do I make Microsoft Outlook the default email program? I make the change in IE version 5, but when I reboot the system (Win 98), Outlook Express is once again selected as the default email program.

I read in a previous post about using the following sequence for making Outlook Express the default. Is there anything similar for Microsoft Outlook? :
To make Outlook Express your default e-mail client:
Close OE, click Start/Run and enter this command line, complete with quotes, spaces and the /reg switch:

"C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\msimn.exe" /reg

Thanks very much,

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I am running OS Xp Pro with Office Xp Pro.With OS 98 I was able to add new contacts in Micrutlook and they would also be in Outlook Express automatically.I have looked everywhere on XP to share contacts etc but cannot get the same result.I have to export/import to get the new contacts into Outlook Express.Thanks for help.T

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This morning as I trawled the spam queues a sense of deja-vu descended on me when this subject line caught my eye:
Update for Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express (KB910721)
Didn?t I see this a while ago and didn?t it contain a rather nasty Trojan?
The format of the October version differs slightly in that it includes a link to a website from which you may download the ?Microsoft/Outlook/Outlook Express Update? rather than an attached executable.

Malicious update for Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express (KB910721) | SophosLabs blog

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I have got a new email through my uni powered by microsoft outlook. When i login to Windows live messenger and click on the emails icon it goes to outlook express which i have never used how do i get it to go to my inbox at the right address?


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I just installed MIcrosoft Office that comes with Outlook email. I was using regular Outlook express. My question is which is better I know the Microsoft version has a few more features but also should I unistall regular outlook express now that I have the Microsoft version?

A:Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 vs OUtlook Express

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Thank you for having this service available.

I had installed Microsoft office upgrade to 2007 and also updated to microsoft outlook and lost function of respond on the email client. I was into windows live and sending a message, the client asked to have my email changed to outlook express which i agreed to. So now my email client it express but lost all the emails that were on the Microsoft outlook with all the addresses.

Anyway that I can retrieve my address book from Microsoft outlook through maintenance option

I had tried to save the address book yesterday but the copy paste function was greyed out. The default change was kind of spontaneous. Any help available for this. I was using the MS outlook due to work online. Using windows XP professional

Thank you and Happy New year to everybody!

A:changing default to outlook express from microsoft outlook

Use the "Import" feature of Outlook Express. if you choose to import "All" folders, it will include all messages and contacts data. or you can choose to import only contacts and not messages.

Obviously, it requires that both Outlook & Outlook Express are currently installed on the same PC.
Go here for a short tutorial: http://www.ehow.com/how_6374425_import-outlook-outlook-express.html

However, it must be pointed out that, for backup purposes, it's much easier to back up data in Outlook than is the case with Outlook Express.

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hi guys,

the issue on microsoft outlook express and windows mail that the box for username and pw keep coming on again and again either you tick the box for remember password. also tried removing the acc and re-creating it. it was working all fine before.

come on guys with the solution, i'll appreciate all your help.


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Alright, I really want to start using Microsoft Outlook to check my e-mail and all that stuff, but I don't really know exactly how to set it up. I currently have a e-mail account with Yahoo and MSN (both free). Can someone please give me detailed instructions on how to set them up to work? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

A:Solved: Microsoft Outlook Express

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Dear Friends;

I have been currently working with Microsoft Outlook. I and other people which work with Microsoft outlook, frequently face the problems during receiving or sending the mails while my other friends in office, work with outlook express never face such problems. Now I am thinking to switch to Outlook express. Is it possible to transfer my old mails from Microsoft outlook to Outlook express?

A:Switching from Microsoft outlook to Outlook express

Signode said:

Dear Friends;

I have been currently working with Microsoft Outlook. I and other people which work with Microsoft outlook, frequently face the problems during receiving or sending the mails while my other friends in office, work with outlook express never face such problems. Now I am thinking to switch to Outlook express. Is it possible to transfer my old mails from Microsoft outlook to Outlook express?Click to expand...
It is possible and you can either export from the File menu in Outlook or import the same way using OE. However, if you already have problems, it may be that your data file is too big for Outlook to handle. Check this by opening My Computer and from the Tools menu, select Folder Options then View. Tick to "Show hidden files an dfolders" and untick "Hide protected system file and folders". Click Apply, accept the warning and OK your way out.

Next, navigate to Documents and Settings>{yourusername}Local Settings>Application Data>Microsoft>Outlook and if your Outlook Data File (type .pst) is larger than 2Gb, go back into Outlook and delete anything you can to trim it down.

Outlook Express will also suffer an overstuffed data file but if you can't do without your historic e-mails, Mozilla Thunderbird can handle up to 4Gb.


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What's a good alternative from Outlook 2000/2002/2003 and Outlook Express?

My uncle is having problems with Outlook Express and would like something non Microsoft to use. It needs to have Inbox, Outbox, Sent Items, deleted items etc.

A:Alternative To Microsoft Outlook And Outlook Express

Mozilla ThunderBirdhttp://www.mozilla.com/thunderbird/You could use Aol.com/mailhttp://www.aol.com ~i know the browser sucks, thiers nothing wrong with the mailor G-mailgmail

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Hi everybody! Maybe somebody on here could help me out? I have a HUGE problem! I currently use Outlook Express on Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, I had bought Microsoft Office 2003 Professional! I obviously want to use Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 as my e-mail client! The problem that I'm encountering, is my entire address book in Outlook Express, is written in Russian language! Even my American friend's names are written in Russian! (Spelled with Russian letters) When I do the export and import, the entire address book is not readable! It's a bunch of signs and symbols, basically not readable! How do I import/export the address book, so I can see who am I composing to?

A:Solved: Ouutlook Express to Microsoft Outlook 2003

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Hello - I use windows XP and outlook express for my email. I have just tried to create an email and the top of the email has changed (where the option usually is to send/forward etc) It now shows about 4 rows across and down, of what look like filing cabinets with icons put on top of them. The icons are hard to read what they are as they just look pasted on top. I haven't updated my windows recently and wondered why OE has changed? I am also worried that perhaps this means that someone has been able to hack in and change my email (if this is possible) and how safe my emails may be?

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can anyone give me a step by step description, how i can export my Emails and the Address book from Outlook Express 6 to another Computer which runs also Outlook Express 6?
I tried already to export the Address book but it only allows me to export it as a *.csv-File and after i put the data on my usb stick and try to import it on my new computer by File - Import - Addressbook, the program keeps asking me for a *.wab-File? (btw: i can only use the: "Text File (Comma Separated Values))" Option, when exporting the address book.

Export and Import from email messages doesn't work either.

Has anyone a really step-by-step description how to do this??

Thank you very much in advance for your help


A:Solved: Import & Export from Outlook Express 6 to Outlook Express 6

Hi wizzle2003

When you are ready to Import the .csv file on the destination computer,
In Outlook Express,
File > Import > Other Address Book
You should then be given the option to choose a Text File (Comma Separated Values)
Then Browse to the .csv file to complete the Import.
Enable Show Hidden Files and folders:

Open My Computer,
Tools > Folder Options > View tab,
under Hidden Files and Folders, verify Show Hidden Files and Folders is selected.
Remove the check mark for Hide Extensions for known file types.
To locate the directory where Outlook Express keeps it's message store:
Tools > Options > Maintenance tab > Store Folder
Note the location, then Cancel out of the window.

Navigate to that directory, copy all the .dbx files to a folder on the Desktop.
Copy those files to a folder on the Desktop of the destination computer.
If you are using a Flash drive to transfer the files, it may take a couple of transfers to complete.

Once all the .dbx files are on the Destination computer,
Open Outlook Express,
Tools > Import > Messages > Microsoft Outlook Express 6 > Next
Select: Import mail from an OE 6 store directory
Click: OK
Browse to the folder containing the .dbx files on the Desktop.
When you reach the Finish button,
You should see a "Congratulations Your data was successfully imported"

If there is more than one Identity in Outlook Express, switch to the other Identities in Outlook Express and repeat the steps above.

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Hi all! I have OE 6.0 and recently wanted to have the ability to do more applications. I loaded MS Outlook 2000. My question is can I delete or uninstall OE and just use MS Outlook or will I screw things up if do that? If it can be done, how do I go about it?

A:Outlook Express/Microsoft Outlook

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Well here's a switch! Doc's needs everyones help for a change.

My mom's computer cannot send and recieve mail on either M/O & O/E. Problem started this yesterday morning some time and I cannot seem to put my finger on the problem.

She runs XP Pro and lives 8hrs away from me, so anything I do is via "remote desktop" and she only has "dialup". Talk about a painful process!

When I click on send and recieve it appears that a connection is being made to the server and infact it even tells me how many messages are there to download. It then starts to download (or appears to) and then suddenly stops and posts an error message stating that the connection to the server was interrupted.

I ran a test on my computer by configuring my M/O using here inbound settings and such and was able to download all her mail without a problem. That leads me to believe the problem is not the server but, infact on her machine.

I have checked all the basic things that I can think of but, at the moment "I'm stumped"



A:Microsoft Outlook & Outlook Express

If she's running an antivirus package that does a virtual IP proxie for the incoming/outgoing email AV check, then that might be the source of the problem. Try disabling virus checking for email and see if the behavior changes (This is a known bug in Norton, McAffee, and Avast, but it's rather rare. Usualy only happens for large outgoing attachments).

Also, since this is Dialup, I would check the actual modem to see if there's a problem on the line (or wityh the hardware). To much noise on the line can lead to droped packets and/or decreased bandwidth.

Try using Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0 and see if there's still the same problem under that.

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Right now i using Outlook Express to check my mail..

Then now i using new PC using Microsoft Outlook to check my mails..

How can i transfer over Outlook Express mail to Microsoft Outlook

From what i know - Outlook using .dbx files while Microsoft Outlook using .pst format..

From what i know i do have -


Can i just transfer inbox.dbx over to Microsoft Outlook or i need any TOOLS to convert
the .dbx to .pst ..


A:Outlook Express to MicroSoft Outlook

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i have two pc's hooked up on a network. one pc uses outlook express and the other one uses microsoft outlook. is there a way i can get the email that's going to the pc with outlook express to also go to the pc that uses microsoft outlook?

all the info is the same in both programs; same account name and password, same pop3 and smtp, etc.

so in short, is there a way to get those two different programs to share? Thx.

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1. Can you tell me the difference between Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Outlook Express?
2. Is there a way to automatically transfer a new e-mail address directly to my address book(I use outlook express) when I receive an e-mail from a new correspondent?

Thank You

A:microsoft outlook/outlook express

In outlook Express go to tools and select add sender to address book, as far as differences between the 2 , outlook is a much more featured program than outlook express, I don't use it though, so will let someone with hands on experience tell you , ...Rhett

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My ex PC was installed with Win2000. My email application was Microsoft Outlook 2000.
My new PC is installed with WinXP Pro and Outlook Express 6. I tried to find a way to import my old emails (pst files already exported from old PC) into OE6 but without success. If this is not possible, what other options do I have?

A:Microsoft outlook Vs Outlook express

What method did you use to import the old emails?

C:\Windows\Application Data\Outlook Express\{GUID}
C:\Documents and Settings\User\Local Settings\Application Data\Identities\{GUID}\Microsoft\Outlook Express

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how do i uninstall these programs. I cannot get my printer or scanner to mail from those sites. i have a pd hotmail acct and also gmail and windstream acct. i use incredimail too. I went into tools and selected my incredimail acct for emails but for some reason they are going to the outlook programs and will not mail from there. i tried to set up new email accts from both but they will not mail.. I have tried to email from my excel program too and the same is happening.. my office is from 2003 and my out look express is from 2004. i have windows xp. thank u for your help in this matter

A:outlook express and microsoft outlook

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A few months ago I moved my email from Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook. I dont like Microsoft Outlook and would like to go back to Outlook Express. Is this possible? And what is involved? I really would just like to get my mail folders and address book back to Outlook Express. I have searched the Internet and have not been able to find any thing on it or anyone who has done it.

Would it be just a matter of backing up my Microsoft Outlook email and importing it in Outlook Express??? Will OE allow you to do that???

Any help would be appreciated. I am running Windows XP Home.


A:Microsoft Outlook to Outlook Express

Open Outlook Express

Go to File | Import | Messages | Microsoft Outlook (For emails)
Go to File | Import | Other Address Book (For the address book)

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I receive emails from Newspapers - La Monde for example - and there is the click here link to go to the full report of the article. I have always been able to access everything but now for some reason the link does not work on anything at all - even those emails sent by hotels showing details, video clips etc. I have to go straight on the web to get the site up. Could you please advise me what to do to correct this fault?

My default browser is Yahoo and I have BT as my internet provider.

many thanks..........Micio

A:Solved: Outlook Express problems

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I am brand new to this so would appreciate any help I can get. For about a week, when I send an email it automatically goes to my Outbox and sits there. Took me a couple of days to find this out as I have not had this problem before. What was happening was that everytime I sent an email - all the ones sitting in my outbox went AGAIN and my friends were getting multiple copies of the same thing. I have looked on all of the headings and have checked out options under tools and as far as I can see my emails are set up to just send normally. The only way I am preventing this multiple sending now is that each time I send an email, I have to go to the outbox and remove it. The email is actually sent the first time but does not show up in the sent box either. I have tested this by sending myself a copy and I always get it. I can find no way to solve this problem. Thanks for your help

A:Solved: Outlook Express problems

Have you checked to see what the size of your Sent Items.DBX file is. If it is around 2GB it may cause some issues. The file is located at this location
C:\Documents and Settings\<User>\Local Settings\Application Data\Identities\{GUID}\Microsoft\Outlook Express

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Have been experiencing several problems with OE 6 for some time, such as the following:
1) When trying to move (or copy) similar items from Inbox to an appropriate Folder - in bulk - many times I either get a 'no-can-do' message or some will copy while others don't and a 'can't open' message will appear for all the items left that won't copy/move. None of the latter will open now. The alternative is to move them one at a time, and this takes a LONG time to do.
2) When moving Spam type items to the Spam folder - one at a time - after about a dozen of them successfully, they will not budge. The only way to do this is to shut the thing (OE)down and open it up again. (I always delete everything from the Deleted Folder as I move the Spam stuff to that folder. I have OE set up to auto delete anyway when it shuts down.)
3) There might be a capacity problem here - is this possible? - since I have many hundreds (if not thousands) of messages stored in OE.
Any ideas on this would be appreciated.
John - 071111 - 22:48EST

A:Solved: Outlook Express problems

mjbyyz said:

Have been experiencing several problems with OE 6 for some time, such as the following:
1) When trying to move (or copy) similar items from Inbox to an appropriate Folder - in bulk - many times I either get a 'no-can-do' message or some will copy while others don't and a 'can't open' message will appear for all the items left that won't copy/move. None of the latter will open now. The alternative is to move them one at a time, and this takes a LONG time to do.
2) When moving Spam type items to the Spam folder - one at a time - after about a dozen of them successfully, they will not budge. The only way to do this is to shut the thing (OE)down and open it up again. (I always delete everything from the Deleted Folder as I move the Spam stuff to that folder. I have OE set up to auto delete anyway when it shuts down.)
3) There might be a capacity problem here - is this possible? - since I have many hundreds (if not thousands) of messages stored in OE.
Any ideas on this would be appreciated.
John - 071111 - 22:48ESTClick to expand...

In regards to your problem with not being able to delete items from OE if you go to "[email protected]" you will see that there is and has been a problem with OE since back in Sept/2007. Mostly "message cannot be displayed due to Oe experiencing a problem. Various tests have been tried but nothing seems to clear the problem. After opening three or four e-mails then you get the messa... Read more

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I have been having trouble with my email in outlook express for several weeks now, when I send a email with an attachment does not matter no rhyme or reason, does not happen everytime but most times, my emails get stuck in outbox and say they cannot be sent but the people are receiving them and sometimes multiple times!! and then it never goes to sent and I have to delete it out of the outbox and can send more and of course most of the time it gets stuck but is really being sent even though it says it is not. Can you help me?

A:Solved: Outlook Express Problems

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Outlook express wont send emails anymore. I crearted new folders and emptied my inbox to them and compacted them. I compacted all folders. I emptied the DELETED folder but i still cant send and get the following message.
The connection to the server has failed. Account: 'mail1.eircom.net', Server: 'mail.icecomms.net', Protocol: SMTP, Port: 25, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10065, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E

If the answer is to configure something tell me what it means because I am not a techie.

A:Solved: outlook express problems.

You should ring your Internet Service Provider and check ( Account: 'mail1.eircom.net', Server: 'mail.icecomms.net',) Account and Server name`s are correct.
It sounds like one of the above have changed and the only way to check is to ring your ISP.

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hi all

this isnt a major problem but its getting quite annoying . ok so I have the zonealarm firewall and everytime i start outlook express, my old windows messenger starts up too and i get an alert from zonealarm asking if i would like to give the messenger internet access. So does anyone know how to stop windows msgr from starting up when i click on Outlookexpress?

thx for any help

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I keep getting the message:The host 'pop3.chilitech.net' could not be found. Please verify that you have entered the server name correctly. Account: 'pop3.chilitech.net', Server: 'pop3.chilitech.net', Protocol: POP3, Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 11001, Error Number: 0x800CCC0D.
I get this all the time with Outlook Express 6, and it won't connect even tho I'm on-line. Is this an Outllook Express6
problem, or is it related to the ISP.

A:Solved: Outlook Express Problems.

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Hi, I am having issues with outlook express, it is not allowing me to send any attachments.

Example would be opening it in Word and the sending it to someone, and that person will not receive it, it keeps saying sending 1 of 10 messages, but it doesn't actually send anything.

I am able to forward messages, able to open the attachments as well.


A:Solved: Outlook Express problems

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After saving email to floppy and trying to access the file I get a pop-up that says

Windows can't find blank.exe .
This program is needed for opening files of type 'EML FILE'.

I get the same message when trying to access image files in an email, what to do?

Spell check won't work. I get the following error message, "An error occured while the speeling was being checked." What to do?

And is there a way to re-install OLE 6 without loosing all mail in my local folders and address book?

Thanks, Jerry

A:Solved: Outlook Express 6 Problems

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I had dial-up. So I erased the account that I had. I went through the wizard steps of changing to Roadrunner. But everytime I click in to see mail. I get the log in form. I went to tools and clicked on accounts. Then properties in "general tab section" I have Mail account mail.rochester.rr.com. User Information my name, E-mail Address my address. The include this account when receiving mail or synchronizing is checked off. then in the "Servers Tab" My incoming mail server is a POP3 server. Then Incoming Mail (POP3) I have mail.rochester.rr.com and in the outgoing mail SMTP, I have SMTP.rochester.rr.com. Then in the "Incoming Mail Server" the Account name has mine and the password is the one they gave me. In the "Connection" section nothing is checked. Should that box be checked and something be in that line. Because it says "Always connect to this account using". It has Local Area Network,roadrunner,rochester.rr.com. In "Security" there only something in "Algorithm this what's in it "3DES". Then in "Advanced it has server port numbers, "outgoing mail SMTP" the number is 25. In the "Incoming mail POP3" the number is 110. Nothing is checked off. News connection I don't have any account put in there. Everytime that login pops up also and I cancel it says that either you are using the wrong password or server name. So what can I do. Because the POP3 trys to scan the mail and sen... Read more

A:Outlook Express Changed Computer Connection

Hi Mary

You may want to double-check your Mail setup with Roadrunner. Phone support is included in their service. The POP3 incoming mail server here in Southern California is simply named pop-server.socal.rr.com --- if Rochester follows the same naming pattern, they should be pop-server.rochester.rr.com [Update - I just checked, and yes, Rochester's incoming POP3 server is named pop-server.rochester.rr.com --- and the SMTP out-going server is named smtp-server.rochester.rr.com]. Your previous settings aren't quite right just yet.

Why not redo your account from scratch. It's not a problem to see a login screen when you first start Outlook. Things are a bit more secure logging in each time. In your Internet settings, however, make sure that any dial-up connections leftover in the "Connections" tab are fully removed.

I noticed you had a malware issue in the HiJack This forums here at Tech Support Forums -- make sure to follow up on that: malware infections will attempt to modify your connection settings & attack your systems security setup. If unsure how to proceed, here's a link to the 5-Step Security Checklist process --- http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...sting-log.html

Best of luck
. . . Gary

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When typing new email messages in Outlook Express or sometimes even in Microsoft Word, my keyboard seems hijacked. Lower case becomes upper, or bold or italic. Also, it acts as though I have hit the CTRL key or ALT key, and jumps me to new screen. Also, when browsing, it jumps back a screen without me doing anything. I am brand new to this forum, so maybe problem was solved in the past. Thanks.

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Yikes! I went to Hotmail.com yesterday and changed my password. Went back to Outlook Express where I have several email accounts and I found that the one Hotmail account that had the new password wasn't able to send/receive messages. I thought this was probably due to the new password so I attempted to change the p/w within Outlook Express. That didn't work - I know very little about Outlook Express, I generally don't fool with Identities or passwords but now I've messed it up. Any ideas on how to repair this?

Here's what I see:

I click Outlook Express
An "Identities Login" window pops up
There are 5 identities showing, one is highlighted, I think this is the one that has the new p/w
I click Manage Identities> same 5 Identities I saw previously. I highlight the one that I belive has the new p/w (it's hard to tell b/c there are 3 that have very similar names) then I click"Properties"
I get a "Confirm P/W" window
I enter the new p/w I had used in Hotmail.com but I get a msg that says "P/W you typed is incorrect"

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When I change identities in Outlook Express 6.0 the porgram closes, takes me back to the desk top and does not allow me to reopen OE-6. I must reboot in order to open OE-6. Everything works fine OE-6 until I change identities. Any help is most appreciated. MJB

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My Microsoft Outlook changed. It used to be that when I clicked on Start/Email Microsoft Outlook that another window would come up where I had to enter a user name and password. Then it showed all my folders including the inbox in a list on the lefthand side and any emails were listed in a window on the right side and to read them I would click on the one I wanted to read.
Now when I click on those icons Outlook opens up without asking for my user name and password and inbox is not in the list on the left with the others. It is in an address box on top like when you type in an internet address in Internet Explorer. Also I do not receive any emails. I used to get some every day. Now I don't get any.
What's happening?

A:Microsoft Outlook changed

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Good day;
I have followed all directions in the "read this first" post. I pretty much do that every week or so anyhow.
Anyway, the problem. Recently on MS Outlook, when I check my mail, I find I have 10-20 messages in there from either, Postmaster Hotmail, Mail delivery Service, Mail Delivery System or Mail Administrator with a Subject line saying either "Mail System Error-Returned mail or Delivery Status Notification or Undelivered Mail-Return to Sender and a few others. The text of the message is along these lines:
This Message was undeliverable due to the following reason:

The user(s) account is temporarily over quota.

<[email protected]>
<[email protected]>

Please reply to <[email protected]>
if you feel this message to be in error
I have no idea who these people are.
I am religous in running my updated AdawareSE, Spybot S&D, SpywareBlaster and also have EZ Anti-virus which is updated and has recently picked up a lot of incoming viruses via emails. I dont open any emails from Addees I do not know. I have run online AV scans and have not found anything. I also have Kerio Personal Firewall.
I am totally up to date with all WinXPSP2 updates as well as MS Office 2003 updates
Any idea why I am getting all this garbage.
Here is a copy of my hijack this log:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:21:18 PM, on 8/29/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00... Read more

A:MS Outlook 2003/ Outlook Express problems

Any help with this please


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