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upgrade to xp preoblems with outlook express

by skutter2 / June 11, 2005 7:33 PM PDT

can anyone help me? i have just upgraded to xp home from windows 98 and my outlook express has stopped letting me send emails, i can recieve them but cant open them, i have checked the obvious settings help

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When you say you checked
by glb613 / June 11, 2005 8:24 PM PDT

the obvious settings, what do you mean? Obvious to you may not be obvious to anyone else. Post back with more information and someone should be able to help.

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RE:
by Cursorcowboy / June 11, 2005 10:36 PM PDT

The article [Q313055] discusses a host of details and explains that OE mail folders, e-mail messages, and Address Book are missing after upgrading to XP which occurs because the file structure in XP is different and files are no longer in the same location. This article provides a step-by-step procedure to help locate previous mail, folders, Address Book, and how to import them.

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How about the not so obvious?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 11, 2005 10:40 PM PDT

Many complain about OE6's TOOLS, OPTIONS, SECURITY settings since it appeared a few years ago and they were using OE5 or such which didn't have it.

Bob

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