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Outlook Express is Microsoft's free desktop email program for Windows XP that came with Internet Explorer 6 and earlier versions.

Can I import Outlook Express email into another instance of Outlook Express?

Can I save the Sent Items folder to CD in Outlook Express?

Microsoft's ubiquitous Outlook Express is a very popular email program, but suffers from several limitations. Saving multiple messages at once is one.

Can I set Outlook Express to ignore people not in my contacts?

You can set Outlook Express to ignore people not on your contact list with a few easy steps.

Can I share my Outlook Express folders on a network?

Is isn't possible to directly share Outlook Express folders on a network, but there is a workaround.

Does Outlook Express have a Calendar?

Outlook Express does not have a calendar, nor does it have an add-on to perform that function.

From where can I download Outlook Express 6?

Outlook Express 6 is part of Internet Explorer 6. But if you've moved on to IE7, then Outlook Express 6 can be difficult to locate and download.

From where can I download Outlook Express 6? (old version)

Outlook Express 6 is part of Internet Explorer 6. But if you've moved on to IE7, then Outlook Express 6 can be difficult to locate and download.

How do I access Hotmail using Outlook Express?

Outlook Express access to Hotmail is being phased out, as is Outlook Express itself. We'll look at alternatives.

How do I access Outlook Express emails saved into My Documents?

Outlook Express and Outlook run on the assumption that you will keep emails within the programs data folders. Saving them to your documents creates a difficult retrieval situation.

How do I backup my Outlook Express email?

Backing up your Outlook Express email can be done with a few easy steps.

How do I re-install Outlook Express?

Re-installing Outlook Express simply requires a download of the latest Internet Explorer package.

How do I repair Outlook Express?

There are a couple approaches to take to repair Outlook Express.

How do I restore the Outlook Express icon on my desktop?

There are a few ways of restoring the Outlook Express icon on your desktop.

I lost Outlook Express, how do I get it back?

Outlook Express shouldn't disappear from your system, and might not have. We'll examine places to look, and steps to take if it's gone.

I upgraded to WinXP and my Outlook Express Inbox items disappeared ... are they lost?

Windows XP keeps your user data in a different place than Windows 9x. Your Outlook Express folders are part of that user data.

Is it safe to keep Outlook Express?

I personally consider Outlook Express a ticking time bomb. As you accumulate more and more email, the risk of encountering a problem goes up - but there is one way to protect yourself.

Is there a way to unattach an attachment from Outlook Express email?

It turns out it's not all that easy to remove attachments from received email in Outlook Express. In fact, it apparently requires a bit of a hack.

Outlook Express Problems: My folders are empty, corrupted or just not working - what do I do?

Outlook Express Problems, including folder corruption, can manifest in several ways. I've found a good article on Outlook Express folder corruption, and steps to take to avoid, and recover from it.

Outlook Express' spell check broke when I upgraded to XP, how do I fix it?

Running System File Checker or downloading the newest IE and Outlook Express may help to fix a broken spell checker in Outlook Express.

Should I allow Outlook Express to compact messages, and how do I get it to stop asking me if I don't?

Outlook Express is a very popular desktop email program. Unfortunately, it can be touchy about its files, particularly when it comes to compaction.

Where does Outlook Express put my mail folders?

Outlook Express, Windows Mail and Windows Live Mail store your email in a user-specific location that can be difficult to locate. We'll find it.

Where's the Sent Items folder in Outlook Express?

The Sent Items folder isn't always visible in Outlook Express. We'll look at the options to make the Sent Items folder visible, and make sure that Sent Items are getting placed there.

Why is Outlook Express sending multiple copies of my email?

Occasionally Outlook Express may try to send a message repeatedly. We'll look into a couple of causes, and solutions, to sending multiple copies.