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Purchased a new e machine model W3644 and tried to connect with Outlook Express, which have always used and wish to continue using. Now. I see the manual says to log onto AOL to send e mails-not going to happen. Can I remove AOL ???? What do I do ?? to use Outlook Express. Is there a charge for NetZero ??

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Go to add and remove programs in control panel click on aol and remove make sure to unchoose to save any files or settings from aol do this for all versions of aol in your files. you need an active internet connection to use outlook express netzero is free for about 10 hours a month be careful they charge for going over but they also have packages starting at about 9.95 a month for unlimited hours

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Retrieve a fail to send email from a web page?


Probably not. The email could have failed or numerous reasons. I always CTRL+A and CTRL+C before I post or submit any form online because things don't always work as planned and you have no control over someone else's site.

You could have been clicking on a mailto link and didn't have a default email client set. This would give you a MAPI error.

It could be that Outlook Express was setup as your default mail client but it's not setup to use, so it couldn't open the default folders and your email failed for this reason.

If you use an application on your desktop, then set it to be the default email client. If not, and you only use web-based email, then copy/paste to your email client instead of clicking submit.

Websites should send server-based email and these issues would be eliminated. Also, using mailto, allows spammers to harvest email addresses on websites. Although it can be written to make it difficult, most people don't make the effort.

Dec 30, 2012 | PC Desktops

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WHY DOES OUTLOOK EXPRESS INSIST ON COMPACTING FOLDERS WHEN WE CLOSE IT ?


OE has a long and troubled history with compacting folders. In the most current version, OE compacts all folders automatically after you open and close the program 100 times. Compacting folders is absolutely essential for maintaining your files in good working order. Therefore,
Do not interrupt the process once it has begun
It is best not to use your computer at all until the process is complete, which can take a few minutes.
Under no circumstances must you ever use Task Manager to kill the msimn.exe process, or put your computer on Standby, or turn off the power, or use a memory-intensive program while compaction is occurring. Any of those can cause destruction of your files and the loss of your messages.
If you don't like waiting for that 100th closing, you can compact all folders manually at any time. For best results always use this procedure.
1: On the File menu, click Work Offline so that no new messages will be arriving
2: In the Folder list, click on Outlook Express so that no e-mail or news folder is open.
3: Close the Folder list by clicking the X in the upper right-hand corner of the list panel. Alternatively you can click Layout on the View menu, and then clear the checkbox for "Folder List”.
4: On the File menu, point to Folder, and then click Compact All Folders. Do not use your computer until the process is complete, which might take several minutes.
5: If an error occurs, close Outlook Express, re-open it, and begin the process again from the top. If the same error occurs again, close Outlook Express, restart your computer (or log off and then log on again), open Outlook Express and then begin the whole process again.
Unfortunately that does not reset the internal counter to zero, so OE will still compact after the 100th closing You can edit the registry manually to reset the counter, or you can use OE TOOL to compact all folders and reset the counter at the same time. To reset it manually
1: Close Outlook Express and all message windows.
2: Click Start, click Run and type without quotes "regedit".
3: Navigate to this key
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Identities\{GUID}\Software\Microsoft\Outlook Express\5.0
where GUID is the long number used for your Identity
4: In the right-hand pane, double-click "Compact Check Count", then change the value to zero(0).

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I am having a problem with my emails everything was erased and a new version of outlook kicked in once I tryed to scan to an email how do I restore this problem


Is there a new version of Outlook installed on your machine recently? I think the quickest way is to perform a system restore if you don't want to go for the configuration on the new version. To perform a system restore, you can use the system restore item in the start menu somewhere in the System Tools depending on your operating system. you can see the detailed steps with the following support document from Microsoft if you are using XP. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306084
If u r using other Operating Systems, you can check the links on the google link below. http://www.google.ca/#hl=en&sclient=psy-ab&q=perform+a+system+restore+windows&oq=perform+a+system+restore+windows&aq=f&aqi=g1g-v2&aql=&gs_sm=3&gs_upl=5407l5672l0l6641l3l3l0l0l0l2l328l876l2-1.2l3l0&gs_l=serp.3..0j0i15l2.5407l5672l0l6641l3l3l0l0l0l2l328l876l2-1j2l3l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=1e438bcff5bdf8d3&biw=1024&bih=415

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I just purchased a new laptop and want to be able to access my outlook express account from it.


Click on outlook express and follow the directions to set up outlook as your primary e-mail selection for reading and sending emails .

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I have just upgraded computers from windows2000 to xp how do i get my emails from outlook express on this computer


You will have to configure the account in outlook express again and after taht you can get your emails back in outlook because you have upgraded your computer and if you have back up of email then you can also import it. you can also use the link http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/ie6/using/howto/oe/setup.mspx go get the help to configure the account in outlook express.

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I use Windows XP and Outlook Express for my e-mail. Somehow I loaded plain Outlook which will not allow me to use my scanner to scan & e-mail pages, and also when I try to e-mail some articles off of the...


Start Outlook Express, click on the "tools" heading at the top of the screen, click on "options" in the drop down pane, select the "general" tab, at the bottom of the pane select "make default" this will make the default mail handler Outlook Express, no need to uninstall the other one.
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Dec 27, 2008 | PC Desktops

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I want to scan and email a document from my new HP DESKJET F4280 printer. I can scan it, and then I try to share it, but when I hit the send button it says there is no internet connection. Am I right in...


When you scan a document it must be scanned with OCR software. The default scanning method will scan a document as a picture, not a document with letters and words. The OCR software will recognize the letters and put the scanned document in the proper format to open it with MS Word. The software that you scan with should have a setting for OCR, read your instructions or help files to get the details if you can not find them very easy in the software you use for scanning. .

The problem with using Outlook may be that you have not set it up properly to get your emails from your email server. You do not need to use Outlook or Outlook express to send any documents, you can use your web based email server if you like, but you can use Outlook Express as well. You just need to add the document to send as an attachment to the email.

To set up Outlook Express to get your email, you must first find out what the POP3 and SMTP setting you must use. You can get that information from your email provider, it is different for every email provider. Then you go to the "File" menu at the top left of Outlook Express and select "Identities" and select "Add New Identity" and from there you will go thru a wizard to guide you thru the process of setting up your email client. Just make sure you have the POP3 and SMTP settings available for you to put into Outlook Express when prompted to in the wizard.

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Nov 13, 2008 | HP PC Desktops

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Our Outlook Express has vanished from our computer. Can you tell us why and what we can do to re-install it. Thank you, Norman Crites


Click start, Click RUN, type: msimn.exe, Press <ENTER> outlook express should open. If it does, then you can create a new shortcut on the desktop by Right Clicking the blank desktop, Click NEW, Click Shortcut, type the path: "C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\msimn.exe" then finish the wizard.

If msimn.exe give an error, the go to add/remove programs, Click Add/remove Windows Components, Check the checkbox next to Outlook Express, Click Next and finish the wizard (You may be prompted for your Windows XP CD)

If you are using Windows Vista, it doesn't include Outlook Express, Vista uses Windows Mail for the default mail handler.

Aug 25, 2008 | Microsoft PC Desktops

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Transfering mail setup from Windows xp to a windos vista machine with EasySuite


I'm not 100% sure about vista because I hate it but I can help you copy all of your outlook express data to a CD\DVD disk & your address book. Your network settings for express account is a phone call to your ISP.
If vista's explorer is set up like XP you should be able to copy your data into outlook express.
Open all these folders on you XP system.
User name\Application Data\Identities\{xxxxxxx}\Microsoft\Outlook Express
Copy the Outlook Express folder to your CD.
User name\Application Data\Microsoft\Address Book. Copy Address Book folder.
Making sure you have everything.
Open, User name\Local Settings\Application Data\Identities\{xxxxxxx}\Microsoft\Outlook Express
Compair the two Outlook Express folder files. CD will not allow copy of same named folder.
If Vista's lay out is the same as XP than copy Outlook Express folder to Vista.
Suggest you have your current ISP setting /account setup before copying to Vista

Let me know if this works for you!
Good Luck & Kind Regards.

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