Outlook Express is an e-mail client, only marginally related to Office Outlook, with the latest version released for Windows XP

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Corrupt Address Book

My father's note running win8, has suddenly decided that the address book in outlook express (ie6)is corrupt and it must be re-installed. I have looked around the web and this seems to be a fairly ...
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If I add my Gmail to Outlook Express via IMAP, will it download all of my mail automatically?

I'm trying to rescue a ton of old mail from Outlook Express. I want to connect OE to my Gmail account via IMAP so I can upload the mail to Gmail. Question is: when I connect my Gmail via IMAP, will ...
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Backing up specific emails from Gmail to Outlook or Thunderbird

I’ve been using Gmail from the day it appeared. Naturally, over the years, some of my work email related to several projects wound up on my private email, which I’m referring to here. I’ve tagged all ...
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Converting Outlook Express 64-bit into Outlook Express 32-bit

It appears that Outlook Express on Windows XP 64-bit uses a different format of DBX files than the 32-bit version. Is there a way to convert 64-bit store folder DBX into a version that the 32-bit ...
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Outlook Express 6 - How can I transfer newsgroup messages to a new PC

I use Outlook Express 6 to read newsgroups and had the messages from numerous servers downloaded on my PC. The PC became unbootable, but with all files intact, and now I want to migrate the existing ...
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Outlook Express gives the error “This folder is in use”

Every time I exit Outlook Express on Windows XP, it shows: This folder in use by Outlook Express or another program` (in Russian). It gives this error on every application closing, when it ...
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How to make Outlook Express display non-ASCII characters correctly in message list?

Does anyone know how to make non-ASCII characters display correctly in the list of messages in Outlook Express? They are rendered correctly in the subject and message body, but not in the main window. ...
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Used a “slim” version of XP on an acquaintance’s computer… now I discover he needs features I cut out

I “gave away” my copy of XP because I didn’t need it anymore. An acquaintance of mine had his system crash, and I put that copy of XP onto a spare computer (that couldn’t handle anything more than XP ...
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Outlook Express and free antivirus

I have a business that runs Outlook Express and recently they got hit by the latest 2013 fake AV scareware. They do have some type of version of Symantec AV installed but it has failed despite always ...
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Outlook Express - Keep messages on server until deleted from inbox

Is it possible to keep email messages on the server only until they are deleted from the Outlook Express inbox? I know it is possible to download all of the messages from the server, but I want to ...
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How to transfer e-mails and contacts from Outlook Express 6 to Outlook 2013?

I would like to transfer my e-mails and contacts to Outlook 2013 on a Windows 8 laptop from Outlook Express 6 on a Windows XP PC. I have saved my email folders to a USB-Stick but am not sure how to ...
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changing default SMTP port in Outlook Express 6 permanently

Every time I use Outlook I need to change SMTP port to 587. The problem is that every time I start the program it restores the default port 25. How can I set the port to 587 permanently?
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How to restore sent dbx files to outlook 2010

I have currently upgraded from Outlook Express to Outlook 2010. I am writing to seek assistance on the following issue below: In Outlook 2010, I can not see any previous sent emails, I sent from ...
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Where can I get Outlook Express for Windows 8?

I would like to see Outlook Express installed with Windows 8, or at least be able to download it and install it. I need it in the 64 bit version.
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No contacts after importing a WAB file

I'm trying to import a WAB file (Outlook Express contacts) into Windows 7. The file is 173 KB and definitely has lots of contacts in it. However, once it's been imported the only contact that's in the ...
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Unable to remove emails from Inbox [closed]

When I delete a mail in my Inbox on Outlook Express on XP, the mail isn't removed. It just stays there. No errors are showing, nothing happens. What could be the problem preventing me from deleting ...
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Missing emails after cancelling my e-mail account

I stopped being member in a club because the password of the mail account was changed. I was planning to keep the e-mails I had in my outlook express for reference. Only since the password is changed ...
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Accidently turned off the Saved to Drafts feature in Outlook Express 6

In Outlook Express 6 I inadvertently ticked the do not show again box in the "saved to drafts" popup message box when saving a draft message. How do I reinstate the "saved to drafts" popup message box ...
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How to migrated emails and contacts from Outlook Express Email to Outlook 2010?

I have tried taking the Outlook Express 6 .dbx files to a Windows 7 machine and importing, but there is no browse. I then installed Outlook 2010 on the XP machine with Outlook Express and only got a ...
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outlook express network password pop up

I am using outlook express and for some reason when I open up a saved html email(I think it is?) I get this "network password pop up" with 2 accounts that no longer exist everytime. I looked in ...
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Export possibly corrupt Outlook Express

I am trying to recover, or, preferrably, export mailboxes from a possibly corrupted Outlook Express (for XP). The main issue is that any attempt to do anything with certain emails, such as open or ...
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After folder compact, emails has disappeared from Outlook Express 6

After Outlook Express 6 asked me to compact my mail folders, I found that more than 6 months of mails has disappeared. (They are not in the deleted folder.) Where would it have gone, and how can I fix ...
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Can not delete emails in Outlook Express

I've got over 10000 something e-mails in my sent and some other inboxes which need to be deleted and removed. However, everytime I try and go in and delete them all I can't. I just get an error. Any ...
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saving outlook express e-mails and contacts

Is there a built in option? Is there an ideal way to back up all the e-mails, content, address book, and everything so that they can be re-imported to another machine? Is there a 3rd party application ...
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Del button stopped working in MS Outlook Express 6

I have this older XP machine that I use mostly to check emails and play Pandora in Firefox. I don't browse the internet on it or open any emails that I don't know the source of. (I'm more than what ...
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How to automatically add to the address book the addresses from emails I've received in Outlook Express 6?

I have quite a few saved emails in Outlook Express. Is there some way to automatically get the email addresses of their senders and add them to the address book? I can do some programming if it's ...
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Outlook Express in Win7

Is it possible to install Outlook Express in Windows 7? Problem is, that my sister is visually impaired and needs to use email client together with AI Squared Zoomtext 9 ReaderMagnifier (aka ZT 9). ...
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When Outlook Express starts it gives an error that doesn't say what happened? [closed]

I have a problem with Outlook Express. Everytime when I want to start the program, it's showing me an error. Outlook Express encountered problem, and it will close. I can click on send report to ...
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How do I recover deleted e-mails that are still contained in a .dbx file?

Long story short I accidentally deleted all of my e-mails except for about 3. Now, fortunately upon looking at my Inbox.dbx file (from Outlook Express) they're all still in the file, even the deleted ...
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What are the good options for connecting Microsoft Outlook to a Yahoo email account?

I have used ypops in the past. I think that was a sort-of community-provided software that violated the Terms of service of Yahoo Mail. Has anything changed? Are there better options? This is ...
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Trying to open .eml files loads the entire email client, not the file

I use Outlook Express on WXP with SP3. I'd been trying different email clients that associated .eml files with them, and eventually used folder options to change the association back to OE. At first, ...
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Get Outlook Express contacts from old HDD?

I just installed Windows 7 on some new hardware. I forgot to export the contacts from Outlook Express. I've put in the old hdd in the new pc. Is it possible to get the contacts from there, or do I ...
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Is there any way to extend Outlook express to SMS on incoming mail?

Is there any way to extend Outlook express to send a SMS notification to my mobile when a new mail comes in so i can then go to the PC and check ? Thanks, Chak.
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Outlook Express XP's envelope icon does not change after Forward or Reply

When the user replies to or forwards a message, the envelope icon in the message list does not change to reflect that it has been replied to or forwarded. What causes this? How can I fix it? More ...
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How to move emails from outlook express to outlook on a different computer?

I have an old computer with thousands of emails under Outlook Express on an old Windows XP PC. I'd like to move them to a newer Windows 7 PC which uses Outlook 2010. What's the best way to do this? ...
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Handling Duplicate Outlook Express Messages

Does anyone know of a cheap (free?), easy, and effective way to handle duplicate messages in Outlook Express? I’ve seen several commercial products that claim to do this, and I’ve tried several, but ...
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Outlook Express - How To Sort Incoming Email Automatically To Appropriate Folders?

When i have dozens of email accounts, all incoming emails arrive to Inbox which makes a mess. Is there a way to tell Outlook Express to automatically assign emails to appropriate folders chosen by me? ...
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Convert WAB files to something Mac address book can read

The other day my PC crashed. I have a automatic backup (which is a life saver) so now I am trying to move all my email and address book files to a Mac computer. However, it's in .WAB format and Mac's ...
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Is There Email Client For Windows That Simultaneously Download From Multiple Accounts?

I use Outlook Express in Windows XP Home as email client, but i have many accounts and it takes time to download messages from all POP3 accounts. Is there email client that allows for simultaneous ...
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SMTP and POP settings — do they depend on where you are connecting from?

My mother is trying to reconfigure her email client (Outlook Express) to send and receive emails because it has stopped working. Her email is from an ISP (say ISP1) whose dial up service she no ...
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Where is the email client on Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Email Client For Windows hi my dear friends : i could n't find outllok express in windows 7 ... for managing my emails what should i do ? What are the best mail ...
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Outlook Express hangs when selecting multiple emails

I'm using Outlook Express (6, I think) on Windows XP. Lately, it has been hanging. Sometimes this happens at startup (right after the main window with all the panes loads) and sometimes when selecting ...
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How can I retrieve my old Outlook Express account setup (and e-mails)?

My laptop has died, however I am able to access the hard drive as I've put it into a USB hard drive enclosure. I need to retrieve my email account settings, I'm hoping there are some files I can can ...
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Wine supported automated batch conversion tool to convert Outlook .dbx files to .pst format on a linux system

This is continued from my earlier question Batch convert Outlook Express .dbx files to MS Office Outlooks .pst files on linux Please read the details there. So, it looks so far like there are no ...
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In what folder does outlook express 6 store mail on windows XP

In what folder does outlook express 6 store mail on windows XP? I don't need to migrate or export, I just need to know the folder (or registry) location where the mail is stored by default.
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Gmail download by POP3 in Outlook Express won't download all emails, only first 350

I want to download emails from Gmail using POP3 with Outlook Express but it only downloads the first 350 and leaves the rest. There are over 2000 still there. How can I reset Outlook in a way to have ...
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I exported the messages, but where did they go?

In Outlook Express 6, I clicked File | Export | Messages, then picked the folders I wanted to export, and then watched a progress bar make progress in an Export Messages dialog. Where are the ...
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Microsoft Outlook Express 6: how to create a distribution list?

Microsoft Outlook Express 6: How can I create an email distribution list? Also, what is the difference between a contact group and a distribution list?
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Inbox messages are gone from Outlook Express 6 - Inbox.dbx too big

My Father uses Outlook Express 6 and had thousands of messages in his inbox. Suddenly Outlook Express says the inbox is empty. I think it kind of overflowed. The inbox points to a .dbx file with a ...
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How to have email links open in a new IE window

When I click a link in an email, IE(7) opens up at that address. When I click another email link it opens the second link over the first one, re-using the same window. How to get it to leave the first ...