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outlook express not there

by thessler / October 17, 2006 5:35 AM PDT

Hi I have No outlook express when I try to use it I get "Outlook Express could not be started Because MSOE.Dll Could not be loaded " I went on the windows web site they say remove and re install under add/remove windows components. I went there and its just not listed. I even tried re installing windows, still not there. The kicker is it used to work fine. any advice greatly appreciated Tom

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Re: outlook express not there
by Tufenuf / October 17, 2006 6:52 AM PDT

Tom, It should be listed under "add/remove windows components" but since it's not try this.

1. Click Start>Search>Files and Folders.
2. In the Named box, type *.dbx, in the Look in box, click Local hard drives (C:), and then click Find Now.
3. For each *.dbx file that is found, right-click the file, click Properties, and then clear the Read-only check box.
4. Click Apply, and then click Close.
NOTE: The *.dbx files should only have the Archive check box selected.


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Hey Tufnuf
by thessler / October 17, 2006 8:39 AM PDT

Thanks for help I tried *.dbx Nothing found ???

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Did you look under Add/Remove only?
by DarCLew2 / October 17, 2006 7:43 AM PDT

if you did, it wouldn't be there. On the side is listed
Add/Remove Windows Components [W is underlined]. If that is what you did, it is a part Internet Explorer SP1, check C:\Program Files first and see if it is there as Outlook Express and the Icon will have msimn under it.
There is a download were it is in zip format:

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Tom, got your message, Windows location would be:
by DarCLew2 / October 17, 2006 8:48 AM PDT

(Hard drive Letter)"C:\Progam Files\Outlook Express" and that is were it is installed at without the quotes. Darrell Lewis

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Tom, Found another site that fixes Outlook Express
by DarCLew2 / October 17, 2006 9:03 AM PDT
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