Outlook® Express in Windows® XP®
Learn about Outlook Express. What are the various aspects of cumulative update for Outlook Express for Windows XP?
Outlook Express is the default email client included in Windows XP and is widely used because it is stable and reliable. Unlike Microsoft Outlook, if file corruption occurs, it only affectes the associated folder and not the entire e-mail store. Outlook Inbox is one of the main folders which consist of incoming e-mails. If the folder gets corrupted due any reason, you can use Outlook Express Repair option to restore the e-mails from the last backup. Outlook Express plug-ins allow you to manage outlook express contacts, organize the Outlook Express features more effectively. They also make the e-mail spam blocker more efficient to keep your e-mail inbox free from spam e-mails. There are many add-ons available in Outlook Express.
The following are the role and features of Outlook Express and importance and tips to update Outlook Express:
- Role and features of Outlook Express
- Setup Outlook Express
- Tips to update Outlook Express and its importance
Role and features of Outlook Express
There are two ways to check e-mails, either you can log in to the e-mail website like hotmail, G-mail, MSN or to any webmail on which you have the e-mail account, sign in with the user name and the password each time you want to check your e-mails. The second and easiest way to check your e-mails is through Outlook Express. Once the Outlook Express account is configured, you just need to double click on the Outlook Express program and start sending and receiving e-mails. You can read your Inbox e-mails even if you are offline. You can customize your Inbox by creating different folders and by setting e-mail rules. Most of the anti-virus programs scan the e-mails that are sent or received through Outlook Express. Hence your computer is protected.
Setup Outlook Express
Computer users can create their e-mail account in Outlook Express. To configure your emails, run the E-mail Configuration Wizard by clicking on Tools and selecting Accounts. From the window, select Add and then Mail and launch Outlook Express configuration Wizard. You need type in the E-mail server addresses, account information and communication port addresses to complete the e-mail setup. You may contact your Internet service provider to get all the required information.
Outlook Express is automatically updated when you run Windows update. If you want to run the update through Outlook Express, you can click on Help tab in Outlook Express and select Windows Update. Many new plug-ins are added to Outlook Express when it’s updated. The update also fixes many bugs and errors in Outlook Express and improves the existing features and adds new features to improve your e-mailing experience.
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