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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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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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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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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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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How do I transfer tons of old email from Outlook Express to Gmail?

I use Outlook Express (V6) with several POP3 email accounts on my aging Windows XP laptop. Yes, I know I must be among the last dozen people using it in the world but I've never had cause to change as ...
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How to export mail messages from outlook express?

Every time I try to export mail from outlook express it comes up with an error saying "An error occurred while initializing MAPI." I've never found a way around this problem but it occurs on every ...
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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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Recover Outlook Express email account passwords

After restoring Outlook Express account settings from a second drive, I used to input the password manually in Incoming Mail Server's password field (account settings). Now I forgot this password. ...
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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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Windows Live Mail from Outlook Express?

Is there any way to access Windows Live Mail from Outlook Express? Microsoft recommends downloading the Windows Live Mail client, but I don't want to install it unless I absolutely have to. I would ...
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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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Converting Outlook Express csv adress book and dbx files into Thunderbird on W7

Recently I changed my OS from XP to W7. I made backup of any Outlook Express messages (the dbx files and adress book as CSV). On W7 I want to import that data into Thunderbird. There is option for ...
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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 ...
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Mail from Gmail users go to junk mail and they should not

I have my Outlook express junk mail filters set nearly as low as possible, i.e., only the most obvious junk mail goes there. Yet numerous legitimate e-mails sent from other people's gmail accounts end ...
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How can I stop Windows Live Mail/Outlook Express asking me if I want to compact my messages?

Is there a way of stopping Windows Live Mail client repeatedly asking whether I want Outlook Express [sic] to compact my messages? [p.s. please don't suggest that I just switch to a different mail ...
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Recover Outlook Express Accounts from hard drive

I am working on a friend's computer that crashed. I backed up all of their files and reinstalled Windows XP. I am now working on setting up recovering their email. I have recovered all of the email ...
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Cannot open attachments in Outlook Express

I can open anything attached to e-mail. On the same computer, my wife can open nothing on hers? We have outlook express.
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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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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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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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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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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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Migrate from windows mail to outlook express

I need to downgrade from Windows Vista to Windows XP. Is it possible to import mails and address book from Windows Mail to Outlook Express?
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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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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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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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Outlook Express is losing mail from my inbox on more than one computer

I keep losing mail from my inbox in Outlook Express, and this is happening on more than one computer. I'm not sure, but it could be related to Windows Update. I can not remember the exact date, but ...
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Import Outlook 2007 messages to Outlook Express

Is it possible to import Outlook 2007 messages into Outlook Express? How?
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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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Migrating Outlook Express database to another mail client

I have a big mail archive (about 10GB) from the beginning of 2000x in my Microsoft Outlook Express. This client is very old and sometimes it is not usable to work with it. I tried to import my mail ...
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Outlook Express putting wrong e-mail address in headers!

I'm using Outlook Express on Windows XP (SP3). Recently I lost the ability to relay mail directly through my e-mail host via SMTP-AUTH, so I switched to using my ISP's relay. That required me ...
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Automate backing up e-mails in Outlook Express

My client is a small business (three employees) that uses Outlook Express. They'd like to back up their email. I showed them how to export, but they balked at that. Is there a way I can automate ...
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Recover Old Settings and Email after family member reinstalls windows without formatting

A family member installed Windows XP over the top of an existing install when it did not boot. They previously used outlook express for email and saved things to my documents. They should be able to ...
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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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Export Outlook Express XP into Outlook 2007 Windows 7

I've searched the forum and it seems my need is a little different than the posts which have already been made. I have an old XP laptop which I was using Outlook Express for one of my mail accounts ...
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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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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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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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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 transfer emails from Win XP to Vista or Windows 7?

I was using Windows XP computer for a long time, and Outlook Express as my email client. I have lots and lots of email I would like to keep and therefore I want to transfer them to my new computer ...
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How to migrate Outlook Express mail rules?

I have a home computer that only has a 15Gb C: drive, and ran out of space with all the Microsoft Updates, etc, that keep coming down. So I fitted a 160Gb drive as a C: drive and altered the drive ...
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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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Where does Outlook Express keep a mark of emails downloaded using POP3 protocol?

Outlook Express must keep a mark of which emails it has downloaded using POP3 protocol so that it wouldn't download them again in case downloaded emails do not get deleted on the mail server after ...
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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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how to backup outlook express signature

i know how to backup outlook signature but can i know how can i transfer outlook express signature to other computer? the signatures are not text, its HTML signature with some image. Thanks
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Outlook Express 6 - Spam Blocker for a Novice?

One of my associates is a novice with computers. They get 50+ spams per day mixed in with their legitimate email. I've been using gmail for 6 years now, so I'm a bit out of the loop on spam blocking. ...
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How do I remove MS Outlook Express from a PC?

Is there any way to completely uninstall MS Outlook Express from a PC running Windows XP?
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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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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 ...