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reinstall/find Outlook Express 6

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My OE6 got uninstalled. Have been using Thunderbird. Ok program. Would like to find where to download a copy of OE6. Tried my operating system disc..didnt work or at least I couldnt find the program. felliott2@verizon.net

Edited by felliott11756, 22 July 2010 - 09:32 PM.

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Outlook Express (OE) was never a stand-alone install. Up until Internet Explorer (IE) version 7, Outlook Express was a component of Internet Explorer. The way to install or upgrade Outlook Express was to install or upgrade Internet Explorer. There simply was no separate download or installation program for OE by itself.

If you have installed IE 7 on your XP computer you are out of luck trying to put OE 6 back on the computer.
OE 6 will not run on IE 7 in XP.

If you're running Windows XP, and Outlook Express 6 is broken and you want to install a new copy: Run the System File Checker. It will look for missing or corrupt operating system components and replace them. As we noted, OE is part of the operating system, so it's included in this. You may need your Windows install CD.

Windows Live Mail is a new mail program that you download and install onto your machine. Outlook Express is not affected, it's not updated or removed. However when you fire up Windows Live Mail for the first time it does automatically import all your Outlook Express mail, contacts and settings. (Though it does appear to remove the Outlook Express menu item from your Start Menu, even though Outlook Express is still installed.)


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