Features of Microsoft® Outlook® Express in Windows® Vista®
What are the features of Outlook Express and explain about the default e-mail program in Windows Vista?
Outlook Express is nothing but a news client which is included along with the web browser of versions 4.0 to 6.0. This client is combined along with various versions of Microsoft Windows such as windows Vista. In this OS Outlook Express might get over-ridden as separate software by Windows Mail followed by Live Mail. Different contact information can be saved and integrated with Outlook Express by using address book of Windows. Outlook Express version of 5.0 is equipped with an adaptive and complicated system of spam filtering which was later removed due to speculations regarding its instability in the wholesale market. The latest 6 SP3 version of Outlook Express is a part of Windows XP SP3 that helps in resolving security issues.
The following are the features of Outlook Express and details about default e-mail program in Windows Vista:
- Protects data by scanning
- Default e-mail program
Outlook Express is featured with calendar function which lets you to enter the forthcoming events in order to maintain records of certain meetings and other activities. At specific instance the reminder could be set up or pops up to remind you about the events when forgotten. You can also set up a notification called out of office e-mail either when you are out for a tour or when you are not checking mails for a while thereby letting others to know that you are unavailable
Protects data by scanning
All the incoming and outgoing mail messages could be protected from virus and other spyware through scanning. There is an option called blacklist e-mail addresses to avoid receiving mails and contacts from an unknown mail id which then considers these mails as spam messages. Outlook Express scans the outgoing mails as well to see that you don’t send mails accidentally that are infected by virus. It alerts you to change password periodically to avoid your account from being compromised by illegal users.
The default e-mail program is opened when you click a web link in a different application for the purpose of sending messages for instance when mail to link is being clicked or when you click a send link in Firefox. You could choose an e-mail program form the list of default e-mail programs by default for handling certain actions. Various other applications of e-mail can also be used but this might lead to invocation of the e-mail client on the Internet page.
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