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Outlook express: the "accounts" item has gone missing.

Outlook express: the "accounts" item is missing from the "tools" menu. How can I get it back?

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Issue: You need to edit the registry key to get the "Accounts" icon back to Tools.

Resolution: Go to Start>Run>Type: regedit. Locate this key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Outlook Express

On the right-hand side of the page, double click: *No modify accts*

value. {If this value does not exist, on the Edit menu, click DWORD Value.
Type: No modify accts, and press Enter to save the name}.
Change the setting of this value from 1 to 0, click OK.

That should put it back in the drop-down box.

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Atith

Posted on Sep 01, 2010

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Recover Outlook Express e-mails which are not displayed anymore in INBOX


Try this first:

How to restore Outlook Express items

Note To restore items when you use multiple identities in Outlook Express, you may have to re-create the identities before you follow these steps. Repeat each step as needed for each identity. Step 1: Import messages from the backup folder
  1. On the File menu, point to Import, and then click Messages.
  2. In the Select an e-mail program to import from box, click Microsoft Outlook Express 5 or Microsoft Outlook Express 6, and then click Next.
  3. Click Import mail from an OE5 store directory or Import mail from an OE6 store directory, and then click OK.
  4. Click Browse, and then click the Mail Backup folder.
  5. Click OK, and then click Next.
  6. Click All folders, click Next, and then click Finish.
Step 2: Import the Address Book file
  1. On the File menu, click Import, and then click Other Address Book.
  2. Click Text File (Comma Separated Values), and then click Import.
  3. Click Browse.
  4. Select the Mail Backup folder, click the address book backup.csv file, and then click Open.
  5. Click Next, and then click Finish.
  6. Click OK, and then click Close.
Step 3: Import the mail account file
  1. On the Tools menu, click Accounts.
  2. On the Mail tab, click Import.
  3. In the Look In box, select the Mail Backup folder.
  4. Click the mail account that you want to import, and then click Open.
  5. Repeat these steps for each mail account that you want to import.
  6. Click Close.
Step 4: Import the newsgroup account file
  1. On the Tools menu, click Accounts.
  2. On the News tab, click Import.
  3. In the Look In box, select the Mail Backup folder.
  4. Click the news account that you want to import, and then click Open.
  5. Repeat these steps for each news account that you want to import.
  6. Click Close.

How to preserve the Blocked Senders list and other e-mail rules

For more information about how to preserve the blocked senders list and other e-mail rules, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 276511 How to back up and restore Outlook Express Blocked Senders list and other mail rules.
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Mar 01, 2015 | Microsoft Outlook Express

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How to back up Outlook Express items


Step 1: Copy message files to a backup folder
Step A: Locate the Store folder
1. Start Outlook Express.
2. Click Tools, and then click Options.
3. On the Maintenance tab, click Store Folder.
4. In the Store Location dialog box, copy the store location. To do this, follow these steps:
a. Put the mouse pointer at one end of the box under the Your personal message store is located in the following folder box.
b. Press and hold the left mouse button, and then drag the mouse pointer across the Your personal message store is located in the following folder box.
c. Press CTRL+C to copy the location.

5. Click Cancel, and then click Cancel again to close the dialog box.
Step B: Copy the contents of the Store folder
1. Click Start, click Run, press CTRL+V, and then click OK.
2. On the Edit menu, click Select All.
3. On the Edit menu, click Copy, and then close the window.
Step C: Create a backup folder
1. Right-click any empty area on your desktop, click New, and then click Folder.
2. Type Mail Backup for the folder name, and then press ENTER.
Step D: Paste the contents of the Store folder into the backup folder
1. Double-click the Mail Backup folder to open it.
2. Right-click inside the Mail Backup folder window, and then click Paste.
Step 2: Export the Address Book to a .csv file
Important Make sure that you follow this step if you use multiple identities in Outlook Express.

Microsoft Outlook Express 5.x and Microsoft Outlook Express 6.0 use a Windows Address Book (.wab) file to store Address Book data. The individual data for each identity is stored in a folder by user name within the .wab file that is used.

The only way to separate the Address Book data for different identities is to export the data to a .csv file while you are logged in as a specific identity. If the .wab file becomes dissociated from the user identities, the data can be exported only as one total. In this case, the data cannot be exported folder by folder.

There is another reason to export the .wab file to a .csv file. If the .wab file not exported to a .csv file, but the .wab file is shared with Microsoft Outlook, the addresses are stored in the personal folders (.pst) file in Outlook. When you export the file to a .csv file by using the File menu in Outlook Express, the correct contacts are exported. However, if the Address Book is shared with Outlook, you cannot use the File menu option to export from the Address Book. This option is unavailable.

To export the Address Book to a .csv file, follow these steps:
1. On the File menu, click Export, and then click Address Book.
2. Click Text File (Comma Separated Values), and then click Export.
3. Click Browse.
4. Select the Mail Backup folder that you created.
5. In the File Name box, type address book backup, and then click Save.
6. Click Next.
7. Click to select the check boxes for the fields that you want to export, and then click Finish.
8. Click OK, and then click Close.
Step 3: Export the mail account to a file
1. On the Tools menu, click Accounts.
2. On the Mail tab, click the mail account that you want to export, and then click Export.
3. In the Save In box, select the Mail Backup folder, and then click Save.
4. Repeat these steps for each mail account that you want to export.
5. Click Close.
Step 4: Export the newsgroup account to a file
1. On the Tools menu, click Accounts.
2. On the News tab, click the news account that you want to export, and then click Export.
3. In the Save In box, select the Mail Backup folder, and then click Save.
4. Repeat these steps for each news account that you want to export.
5. Click Close.
Back to the top
How to restore Outlook Express items
Note To restore items when you use multiple identities in Outlook Express, you may have to re-create the identities before you follow these steps. Repeat each step as needed for each identity.
Step 1: Import messages from the backup folder
1.
On the File menu, point to Import, and then click Messages.
2. In the Select an e-mail program to import from box, click Microsoft Outlook Express 5 or Microsoft Outlook Express 6, and then click Next.
3. Click Import mail from an OE5 store directory or Import mail from an OE6 store directory, and then click OK.
4. Click Browse, and then click the Mail Backup folder.
5. Click OK, and then click Next.
6. Click All folders, click Next, and then click Finish.
Step 2: Import the Address Book file
1.
On the File menu, click Import, and then click Other Address Book.
2. Click Text File (Comma Separated Values), and then click Import.
3. Click Browse.
4. Select the Mail Backup folder, click the address book backup.csv file, and then click Open.
5. Click Next, and then click Finish.
6. Click OK, and then click Close.
Step 3: Import the mail account file
1.
On the Tools menu, click Accounts.
2. On the Mail tab, click Import.
3. In the Look In box, select the Mail Backup folder.
4. Click the mail account that you want to import, and then click Open.
5. Repeat these steps for each mail account that you want to import.
6. Click Close.
Step 4: Import the newsgroup account file
1.
On the Tools menu, click Accounts.
2. On the News tab, click Import.
3. In the Look In box, select the Mail Backup folder.
4. Click the news account that you want to import, and then click Open.
5. Repeat these steps for each news account that you want to import.
6. Click Close.
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on May 10, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Outlook Express losing inbox messages?


When you start Outlook Express, the contents of your Inbox folder may be missing. The contents may be replaced with a new first-run "Welcome to Microsoft Outlook Express" message. You do not receive a warning that the email messages have been deleted, and the missing email messages are not in the Deleted Items folder.

If it doesn't help, look at the answer here: http://www.filerepairforum.com/forum/microsoft/microsoft-aa/outlook-express/906-outlook-express-emails-disappeared-can-i-get-them-back

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Missing toolbar in outlook express


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Microsoft outlook menu missing


The "Out of Office Assistant" is a Microsoft Outlook feature that allows users to send automatic replies to people who send emails to them when they are out of the office or otherwise unavailable.
This feature is only available to Outlook users with Microsoft Exchange Server email accounts. Most personal email accounts through home Internet service providers do not support this feature.
If your Out of Office Assistant is missing from your "Tools Menu," it may be disabled, turned off or not installed.

Confirm that the Out of Office Assistant is installed and turned on.
To access the "Out of Office Assistant" menu command, you must be in mail view. It is not accessible from "Calendar," "Tasks," "Notes" or "Journals."
From your Inbox, click "Tools," "Options," the "Other" tab and select "Advanced Options."
Click "Add-in Manager" and select the "Exchange Extensions Commands" check box.
Try to access your "Out of Office Assistant."
If the Exchange Extensions Commands" check box is not available in the "Add-in Manager," proceed to Next Step .
Check that the "Exchange Extensions Commands" are enabled. Click "Help," then "About Microsoft Office Outlook" and select "Disabled Items."
If "Exchange Extensions Commands" is set to "Disabled," select it and click "Enable."
Attempt to use the "Out of Office Assistant" command. If it's still not available, proceed to Next Step .


Install "outex.ecf." From your "Tools" menu, click "Options" and select "Add-in Manager."
Then click "Install" and select "outex.ecf."
Click "Open."

Try to use the "Out of Office Assistant."
If you are still unable to use the "Out of Office Assistant," contact your system administrator.

Troubleshoot the Out of Office Assistant
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/troubleshoot-the-out-of-office-assistant-HP005242235.aspx?CTT=5&origin=HP005242238

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How to repair dbx files MS Outlook Express?


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I would like to set up outlook express with my yahoo account


Access a Free Yahoo! Mail Account with Outlook Express Using YPOPs!

To access a free Yahoo! Mail account with Outlook Express using the YPOPs! desktop utility:

* >> Step by Step Screenshot Walkthrough

* Install YPOPs! and make sure it is running.
* Open Outlook Express.
* Select Tools ' Accounts... from the menu in Outlook Express.
* Click Add and select Mail....
* Type your name.
* Click Next >.
* Enter your Yahoo! Mail address ("hmmzl34@yahoo.com", for example).
* Click Next > again.
* Make sure POP3 is selected under My incoming mail server is a ___ server..
* Enter "localhost" under Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server:.
o If "localhost" does not work, try "127.0.0.1" instead.
* Type "localhost" under Outgoing mail (SMTP) server: as well.
o If "localhost" does not work, again try "127.0.0.1" instead.
* Click Next >.
* Type your Yahoo! Mail user name under Account name:.
o The user name is your Yahoo! Mail address sans "@yahoo.com". In this example, the user name is "hmmzl34".
* Enter your Yahoo! Mail password under Password:.
* Click Next >.
* Click Finish.
* Highlight localhost in the Internet Accounts window.
* Click Properties.
* Type "Yahoo! Mail" under Mail Account.
* Click OK.
* Click Close.

Useful YPOPs! Options

I recommend you also double-click the YPOPs! system tray icon to change a number of useful settings.

You can make YPOPs! ignore messages in the Bulk Mail folder of your Yahoo! Mail account, for example, tell it not to mark downloaded messages as read, fetch sent mail or have YPOPs! put a copy of outgoing mail in your Yahoo! Mail Sent Items folder.
Access Free Yahoo! Mail with Outlook Express Using IzyMail

To set up a Yahoo! Mail account in Outlook Express via IzyMail:

* Make sure your Yahoo! Mail account is registered with IzyMail.
* Select Tools ' Accounts... from the menu in Outlook Express.
* Click Add and select Mail....
* Type your name.
* Click Next >.
* Enter your full Yahoo! Mail address ("hmmzl34@yahoo.com", for example).
* Click Next > again.
* Make sure IMAP is selected under My incoming mail server is a ___ server..
* Type "in.izymail.com" under Incoming mail (POP3 or IMAP) server:.
* Enter "out.izymail.com" under Outgoing mail (SMTP) server:.
* Click Next >.
* Type your complete Yahoo! Mail address under Account name: ("hmmzl34@yahoo.com", for example).
* Now type your Yahoo! Mail password in the Password: field.
* Click Next >.
* Click Finish.
* Highlight in.izymail.com in the Internet Accounts dialog.
* Click Properties.
* Go to the Servers tab.
* Make sure My server requires authentication is checked under Outgoing Mail Server.
* Go to the IMAP tab.
* Make sure Store special folders on IMAP server is checked.
* Type "_Sent" under Sent Items path:.
* Enter "_Draft" under Drafts path:.
* Click OK.
* Now click Close.
* Click Yes to download the list of Yahoo! Mail folders to Outlook Express.
* Click OK.

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Emails not being received as message states file is full but it isn't


Hi,
The server might be full and not able to receive any more mail. You can open Outlook Express, click on "tools", "accounts", left-click on your account that's listed under "mail", click on "properties", click on the "advanced" tab, go down to the botttom under "delivery", then either uncheck "leave a copy of messages on server" or "remove from server" after so many days, or "remove from server when deleted from "deleted items"", whichever you prefer. Then click "apply".
Then you can make sure that your mail is being deleted from your 'Deleted Items" folder each time you exit Outlook Express" by clicking on "Tools", "Options", the "Advanced" tab, "Maintenance", make sure "Empty messages from the 'Deleted Items' folder on exit" is checked. Click "ok".Then close and reopen Outlook Express, and you should be able to receive your mail.
Please let me know if it helps.
Thanks

May 02, 2010 | Microsoft Outlook Express

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Lost all my mail in Outlook Express,  I think I still have in on my other hard drive but my Outlook Express just disassociated with it, so to speak.  I had problems around 1,000 messages in many...


Outlook express has a nifty feature called import and export tool. You can find more information on this by going to the Microsoft website here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/270670

exerpt: "This article describes how to back up and to restore the following items in Microsoft Outlook Express:
  • Messages
  • The Address Book
  • Mail accounts
  • News accounts 

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Can't send email from Outlook Express


remove the incoming account settings from outlook express > tools > Accounts > Mail > Prpertes under advanced tam remove the incoming port numers

work arround if you want to recieve mail

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