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OUTLOOK EXPRESS GOING AWAY ???

"Orlin Toribio" wrote in message news:...
Ugh! Great! Now I have to go on google.com!!
Outlook Express is not going away. O...What? Outlook Express is Going
away??!?? But is my default e-mail program! Please, Microsoft!

"h johnson" wrote in message
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"Bubey" wrote in message
...
You're so sweet PA Bear. I think you've been
around as long as I have.
I'm just getting older and haven't been keeping up
with the current
trends since I retired. Somedays I really feel
like a newbie.
P.S....What does YW stand for ?

"PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote in
message
...
YW, Bubey, and thanks very much for posting your
OE question in an OE
newsgroup this time around. wink

Bubey wrote:
I just read the first nine posts from the link
PA
Bear provided.
Why would one want to switch and have all those
problems, and
run the risk of losing important user created
folders. I'm sticking with
Outlook Express and using Outlook for Calendar
purposes only.
Thanks for the link PA Bear.

"PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote
in
message
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Related:
http://groups.google.com/group/micro...274a7a8122ddc4

Ron Sommer wrote:
Each email account will have an Inbox, Sent
items, Deleted items, Drafts,
and Junk email folder.
WLM won't give you a choice, it will import all
email and newsgroup
accounts.
I fairly sure that the newsgroup messages will
not import.
OE user created folders will be placed under
Storage folders.
I had to open Contacts and import addresses.
Some addresses were
duplicated
and some did not have a display name.

"Larry" wrote in message
...
Michael, does WLM import OE6 folders,
messages,
address book, settings,
newsgroups etc directly and easily?

Larry

"Michael Santovec"
wrote in
message
...
There is no mail program with IE7.

Microsoft's new preferred free mail client is
called Windows Live Mail
(WLM). It's available for XP SP2+ and Vista.
It provides access to all
Hotmail accounts, as well as POP3, IMAP and
NNTP.

Windows Live Mail Overview
http://get.live.com/wlmail/overview

Outlook Express isn't dead, but it's on life
support. Microsoft will
continue to provide security fixes as long as
they do for XP. There
might be an occasional minor fix, but no
further development is being
done on OE.

But as long as you are happy with the
non-Hotmail parts of OE (POP3,
IMAP, NNTP, Address book) as they are now,
those will all continue to
work indefinitely. None of it is dependent on
what Microsoft does.

--

Mike -
http://pages.prodigy.net/michael_santovec/techhelp.htm

"Bubey" wrote in
message
...
Thanks guys for the info. I read it on the
net
after I got the info
that the grandfathered Hotmail accounts would
have
to use Mail 7,
I think that's what they call it...the one
that
comes with IE7. But
there was info that both Hotmail and OE was
going
away. Makes
sense as Outlook is old too.

"Bubey" wrote in
message
...
Since Outlook Express is going away (?) so I
heard
can I get some recommendation for a new mail
program
that is similar? I have tried Outlook but it
doesn't give
the flexibility for multiple folders and with
a
main folder.
Thanks !


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Since Outlook Express is going away (?) so I heard
can
I get some recommendation for a new mail program
that is
similar? I have tried Outlook but it doesn't give
the flexibility
for multiple folders and with a main folder.
Thanks !

I am looking for the best approach to sharing calendars in my organization.
I have heard that public folders in Outlook/Exchange are "going away", is
this true? Is there a better way of sharing calendars? Even if we move to
Sharepoint we still need a calendar tool.

For the life of me, I can't find the option to have Outlook Express go to the
inbox, instead of the next message, after I click the X to delete a message.
Can anyone help?

I recently allowed an "upgrade" of my Office XP Standard that MS was hounding
me to do for a long time. I new better, but I proceeded to end the constant
bother.

Now, my Outlook Express is corrupted. I can receive email, but I can not
reply or send new messages.

When I click Create Mail or Reply the dialog box says "There was an error
opening this message. An error has occurred."

If I try to open the Address Book, the message is "Unable to open the
Address Book. The Address Book may not be installed properly." Yes, well it
was just fine before the "upgrade" (yup, a little more than annoyed, sorry if
my sense of humor is missing).

I read a few other posts in here about exporting the Address Book and my
messages, but neither of those options will work either; I did try.

I am absolutely certain that if I reinstall, I will lose everything, and
that is not an option. There are contracts and receipts and all kinds of
other things in there that are not loseable; I can not even contemplate a
minor risk of losing them.

Are there any solutions out of this mess?

I use outlook express 6 to access newsgroups.
If I don't use it for a short while but still minimized on my DSL
connection.
Sometimes when clicking on a newsgroup nothing happens and at times it
says it's timeout or cannot access server or just nothing happens until I
click on another newsgroup, then all seems fine.
Does outlook express go to sleep and needs to be woken up?

Mac

Hi,

I have a huge mail store in Outlook Express on my home PC consisting of
years of kept and archived emails. I am seeking a way to access this
mailstore remotely.

I've searched the groups and all anyone ever replies to this sort of
question is to 'keep you email' on the server option, this is only
useful for new emails and not the way I want to operate anyway. I want
to access my outlook express emails away from home.

There seem to be a few options available, non of which seem easy. There
is running my own mail server, probably using IMAP, and converting all
my outlook express email to unix mbox and having to run a linux
emulator probably or an actual linux machine running one of these free
mail servers such as qmail and Courier Mail. This seems like a good
long term solution, but requires a huge learning cure to set-up up and
get started and a lot of time.

Is there no-one anywhere who has developed some kind of web server
providing webmail type access to an outlook express mail store so you
just have to log on to your home computer through the web server and
view the email? In this respect I would also be a little worried about
security, but it doesn't seem like anyone has done it anyway?

Am I just missing something simple or is there nothing out there to
enable me to do this easily, preferably running on Windows?

Thanks for any responses,
Zief


I have been searching all over the internet and it seems no one has this problem I will explain.

I have two computers, one old with the old Outlook Express and a new computer with Windows 7 and Outlook 2010 installed.

I want to transfer the address book/Contacts from the old computer to the new one. 

I have already tried these steps:

-In Outlook Express go to file, then export and Click text file (comma Seperated Values). I saved them on a flash drive. 

-Then plug the flashdrive into the new computer and open Outlook 2010. Go to file, open, import, import from another program or file, Comma Separated Values (Windows), import file from flashdrive, choose 'Contacts' for destination folder. etc. 

THEN, it says, importing files and all seems fine BUT after a few seconds it says MICROSOFT OUTLOOK HAS STOPPED WORKING. It then shuts down and restarts, without only about 5 out of hundreds of contacts installed. 

I have tried this about 4 times repeated the steps and it still does the same thing. What is going on?! Can anybody help?

A Microsoft Office Outlook box keeps popping up whenever I go to do
anything on my computer. AND it won't go away. It really never opens, it
just has lots of windows with errors on it that keep popping up. It
started when I went to send some Real Estate docs from one of my Real
Estate programs. I can't get rid of it and I can't send my documents with
my
Real Estate program. Had to print all the docs out and rescan them back
into the computer and then send them as an attachment. I have never opened
the Microsoft office outlook. I do use outlook express once in a while.

Last night I went to do some work with excel program and my excel program
would not open, the same Microsoft Office Outlook message kept popping up.
Computer wants me to find a disk to insert. It keeps asking to insert disk
however the programs are already installed.

What can I do? Is there a setting I need to change?

Please Help a frustrated lady!!

>A Microsoft Office Outlook box keeps popping up whenever I go to do
>anything on my computer. AND it won't go away. It really never opens, it
>just has lots of windows with errors on it that keep popping up. It
>started when I went to send some Real Estate docs from one of my Real
>Estate programs. I can't get rid of it and I can't send my documents with
>my
>Real Estate program. Had to print all the docs out and rescan them back
>into the computer and then send them as an attachment. I have never opened
>the Microsoft office outlook. I do use outlook express once in a while.

Last night I went to do some work with excel program and my excel program
would not open, the same Microsoft Office Outlook message kept popping up.
Computer wants me to find a disk to insert. It keeps asking to insert disk
however the programs are already installed.

> What can I do? Is there a setting I need to change?
>
> Please Help a frustrated lady!!

Vicky,

The best way to do this would be to go into Outlook and go under the file
menu and choose import/export. There will be an option there to import mail
account settings and it automatically import those setting for your email
account from Outlook Express. You can also use the import/export to import
all your messages from Outlook express to Outlook as well. Once you have
completed both of these task you should be able to use Outlook exclusively to
receive your email. one last thing you can also do with be to delete your
email account setting in Outlook Express to prevent it from checking for mail
if you happen to open OE in the future.
In OE just go under tooks and accounts and highlight and remove your email
account.

"Vicky" wrote:

> I just recently moved and had to set up new email account. My new email is
> going into Outlook Express and I'd like to use Outlook. I can export all
> messages into Outlook, but I'd like them to go directly there.
>
> My Internet programs are set up as follows: HTML editor - Word; E-Mail -
> Outlook; Newsgroups - Outlook Express (only option); Calendar - Outlook;
> Contact List - Outlook.
>
> Can anyone help me out here please? It's got to be something simple, but
> I'm missing it.

I just recently moved and had to set up new email account. My new email is
going into Outlook Express and I'd like to use Outlook. I can export all
messages into Outlook, but I'd like them to go directly there.

My Internet programs are set up as follows: HTML editor - Word; E-Mail -
Outlook; Newsgroups - Outlook Express (only option); Calendar - Outlook;
Contact List - Outlook.

Can anyone help me out here please? It's got to be something simple, but
I'm missing it.

My e-mail has not been able to download since 1/03/2007. It gets stuck
trying to download message 2 and churns away for a few hours before it
freezes and lists as "not responding". I have tried to remove all antivirus
buttons, etc., and I can not find my microsoft office cd's to try to
re-install. My question is if I re-install outlook express won't my server
still try to download the same stuck message? Is there not a simple button
to skip that e-mail message and go on to the next one...I do not care if I
have to delete it....

I am trying to switch my email handler from Outlook Express 2002 to
Outlook Today 2002. Outlook Today will not recognize my Network
Password for some reason. A box always appears (Enter Network
Passport) so I have to press the ok button on this box for email
download to complete. I got Outlook Today to automatically download
email, but even to finish the auto download I still have to press ok
on the Enter Network Passport because the box will appear evev after
the send/receive status states 100% complete. I have checked the save
your password in your password list box, but it does no good. Every
time I want to finish the send/receive cycle I have to press ok on the
Enter Network Passport box because it won't finish or go away till I
do. I do not have this problem with my Outlook Exprees, it works as it
should. I would appreciate your help and time with this problem. Thank
You.

I have been using Outlook for quite a while and while on line a web page
asked if I wanted to make Outlook Express my default e-mail, I mistakenly
said yes so now it moved me to Express when I really want Outlook since that
is what I am familar with and I have a bunch of e-mails in those folders. How
do I go back to Outlook?

I recently transferred to NTL cable and have been using Outlook Express for a
while without problems. I then recently obtained and installed Office XP Pro
2002. During installation, a prompt detected that Express was installed and I
was asked if I wished to upgrade to Outlook and transfer all data. I
accepted. Since then, my incoming mail still goes to Express only. My
internet settings confirm that Outlook is now the default. When Express is
opened, it states that Express is NOT the default. I ran "Test Settings"
which continually failed until I entered my NTL password. It then tested
okay. When I started the computer on the following day, I noted that incoming
mail was still going to Express. I ran "Test Settings" again and two errors,
instead of the original one, were reported. Again, I re-typed my NTL
password and re-tested. Again, it tested okay. However, despite these
"successful" tests, I still seem to have the same problem in that whilst I
can send in Outlook but not receive, I can still send and receive in Express.

I am virtually certain that I did not alter any settings but merely
responded to the prompts during installation. I am also unable to see any
problem with the settings.

In the software package, I received three discs. Two of the discs are gold
coloured labelled, respectively, "Microsoft Office XP Professional, Version
2002" and "Microsoft Office XP, Version 2002, Media Content." The meagre
instructions on the reverse of the case simply advises to "Insert the disc in
the CD-ROM drive" and "Follow instructions on your screen". The XP Pro disc
was loaded and I was not prompted to load any other discs. The third disc
supplied is silver and labelled "Microsoft Office XP Professional, Post SP3
Update" and is dated 2006.

I have no reason, at this point, to believe that the latter two discs also
need to be loaded as all programmes seemed to have installed successfully and
I have also received, and installed, a number of web updates since
installation.

I have Norton Internet Security 2007 installed and, again, have no reason to
believe that this is causing any problem. The operating system is XP Home
Edition.

Any help that you can offer would be gratefully received.

Please excuse my cautiousness but I have had a number of seperate problems
over the past two years (the sum total of my experience!), all of which were
proven to be due to software problems and all of which took some considerable
time to define and resolve and eventually required two Windows reinstalls and
the reloading of all software. Until now, all was well!

This is not quite as annoying as my still unanswered question re How to Get
Rid of Biz Contact Mgr toolbar, but close.

I can make McAffee Toolbar go away but then it comes back whenever I restart
Outlook 2007. I'd be happy to simply uninstall McAffee from Outlook since it
seems to consider a very large percentage of my emails as spam - INCLUDING
THOSE FROM PEOPLE IN MY ADDRESS BOOK TO WHOM I HAVE SENT EMAILS - WHAT KIND
OF SPAM FILTER IS THAT??? --
However, as far as I can tell, I cannot remove the addin from Outlook 2007
like I can Biz Comm Mgr.

How do I make this toolbar stop displaying permanently??
Thank you.

The exact message I get is:
Outlook Express could not be started. The application was unable to open the
Outlook Express message store. Your computer may be out of memory or your
disk is full. Contact Microsoft support for further assistance.
(0x80004005,183)

I get this message while in Outlook and while it is operating just fine. The
message pops up every couple mins every day and night interrupting whatever
I'm doing. There is no response to the box that makes it go away.

My hard drive is about 55% full so I have 33GB free so I don't think being
out of disk space is the real problem. I have 1GB of memory. I'm running with
XP Pro. I get this message when in OE even right after a reboot with nothing
else is running so I don't understand why it might think it doesn't have
enough memory.

Has anyone else run into this, or know what I might do to remedy this?

We have a non-administrative network user who is having trouble with their
Outlook stationery. The user had stationery set up in Outlook 2003 and then
recently was upgraded to 2007. Now when a new message is created, the
stationery is there, along with their signature and a wavy green line above
it that is not a part of the signature. If you try to remove that line, any
further font turns yellow and you can barely read it.
Also, when trying to remove the stationery in the settings menu, it does go
away, but when you set it to default, the stationery returns on its own.

Any ideas?

how to go back to outlook express

I recently transferred to NTL cable and have been using Outlook Express for a
while without problems. I then recently obtained and installed Office XP Pro
2002. During installation, a prompt detected that Express was installed and I
was asked if I wished to upgrade to Outlook and transfer all data. I
accepted. Since then, my incoming mail still goes to Express only. My
internet settings confirm that Outlook is now the default. When Express is
opened, it states that Express is NOT the default. I ran "Test Settings"
which continually failed until I entered my NTL password. It then tested
okay. When I started the computer on the following day, I noted that incoming
mail was still going to Express. I ran "Test Settings" again and two errors,
instead of the original one, were reported. Again, I re-typed my NTL
password and re-tested. Again, it tested okay. However, despite these
"successful" tests, I still seem to have the same problem in that whilst I
can send in Outlook but not receive, I can still send and receive in Express.

I am virtually certain that I did not alter any settings but merely
responded to the prompts during installation. I am also unable to see any
problem with the settings.

In the software package, I received three discs. Two of the discs are gold
coloured labelled, respectively, "Microsoft Office XP Professional, Version
2002" and "Microsoft Office XP, Version 2002, Media Content." The meagre
instructions on the reverse of the case simply advises to "Insert the disc in
the CD-ROM drive" and "Follow instructions on your screen". The XP Pro disc
was loaded and I was not prompted to load any other discs. The third disc
supplied is silver and labelled "Microsoft Office XP Professional, Post SP3
Update" and is dated 2006.

I have no reason, at this point, to believe that the latter two discs also
need to be loaded as all programmes seemed to have installed successfully and
I have also received, and installed, a number of web updates since
installation.

I have Norton Internet Security 2007 installed and, again, have no reason to
believe that this is causing any problem. The operating system is XP Home
Edition.

Any help that you can offer would be gratefully received.

Please excuse my cautiousness but I have had a number of seperate problems
over the past two years (the sum total of my experience!), all of which were
proven to be due to software problems and all of which took some considerable
time to define and resolve and eventually required two Windows reinstalls and
the reloading of all software. Until now, all was well!

Recently , started just less than 2 weeks ago , I started having troubles
with my Outlook Express on my main Windows XP Pro system. I was posting
messages but they never appeared. I then did my usual test of sending a
message to myself. That way you can verify messages are going to your mail
sever and the trouble is elsewhere in the network. I have 3 different E-mail
addresses on 3 different servers and providers. If I use Yahoo , which means
I am in their web site and not on my Outlook Express , and send test
messages to the other addresses both servers bounced for several days then
the network trouble went away. Theses troubles started right after we got
several urgent updates to Windows XP. After Several days the Yahoo created
messages started coming through fine with no network bounces but the ones
created in Outlook Express did not. I thought I had a virus or worm so I
pulled out my upgraded newer 160 GB drive and put back in my older 40 GB and
the e-mails originated via Outlook Express worked. I then tried using the 40
GB drive to test and clean up the 160 GB drive. After I did all the latest
Windows XP updates to the 40 GB drive it now has the same trouble. I then
tried my weather computer which also has Windows XP and it also does not
work. An old Windows 98 computer does work. The computer I switched drives
on uses Trend Micro Anti Virus software but the Weather Computer uses
Symantec.

Next I tried the full Outlook in my Office 2000 and it works with no
troubles. I then downloaded Thunderbird and it also works. The Trend Micro
anti virus is also the filtering software for Office Outlook and it works
fine. I can send messages in those programs to myself and they come right
back but Outlook Express gives no errors but it appears the message never
go. If I deliberately put in a wrong address it does give me a bounce
message. What it boils down to it appears a recent security fix has messed
up Outlook Express. I verified that none of my E-mail addresses are in a
blocked senders list and a few messages do get out. I have talked to several
people that are all saying their E-mail is messed up because they can't send
messages.

By the way I spent 22 years in a technical support group so I'm very
specific in my testing.

Problem:
My problem is when I open my email with Outlook Express I get this message: "

Not Found
The requested URL /help/content/oeip.html was not found on this server.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Apache Server at www.rogershelp.com Port 80"

I cannot see my folders containing my emails. I am however getting mail from
my provider Amtelecom. To view them I hit "Open" under "File" and then toggle
through blindly using the "Previous and Next".

Attempted resolutions:
a)I have tried to solve the problem with my e mail provider "Amtelecom" and

b) "eMachines" the manufacturer but to no avail.

b)I visited Microsoft website and tried to download and reinstall Outlook
Express but end up in dead end. I did however reinstall Internet Explorer 7
but the problem didn't go away.

c)Totally frustrated I then went to Microsoft Service via e amil and
outlined the problem however when they began to upload specific files to
allow them to help resolve the problem the transmission aborted after about
20 minutes . I assume that my request still went through but I never had any
acknowledgement from Microsoft. When I followed up they came back and
suggested all the options that I had already tried except to post the
problem. So...................................

Is there any body out there who can help?

Thanks
Roy

My outlook express is "frozen" Everytime I try to open the program, I get the
hour glass, that won't go away. I have to hit the X to close it down. I can't
get past the first message, which I think is the problem one. Any ideas on
what to do?

In outlook express emails I could click on a link in the message & it would go to the web page. Now it trys to go & then fades away When I click on the secon time it works
Thanks bOB(IN)


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