Fix Errors in Microsoft® Outlook Express 6
Do you know about Outlook Express 6 and its different problems?
Outlook Express 6 is an e-mail program from Microsoft that helps the users in handling multiple e-mail accounts. It is an Internet e-mail programs and therefore it comes as a part of Internet Explorer. Sending and receiving e-mails using popular e-mail accounts is now easier with features and easy to use options provided by Outlook Express 6. E-mail accounts with POP3, IMAP and HTTP settings can be integrated with Outlook Express 6. It is also equipped with several useful features like automatic backup of messages and folders, anti-spam, mailing lists and newsletters. Outlook Express 6 can often end up with problems resulting in improper functioning. The problems can be of different types and several methods are possible to fix the issues.
Following points describe about the various problems associated with Outlook Express 6 and the necessary steps to fix the same:
- Send/Receive errors
- System errors
- Anti-Virus issues
Outlook Express 6 can end up with problems that will restricts sending/receiving e-mails. A major error occurs while sending is “550 – Relaying not allowed” error. This error is generated at the server side and occurs when the users switch from an ISP to another. This can be fixed by changing the SMTP server from ‘Tools’ menu. Outlook Express 6 can show ‘attachment’ icons in emails even though there is no attachment included in the email. This happens when the email body is created in HTML format and the option for reading emails is selected as “Read all messages in plain text”. To disable this option, select ‘Options’ from ‘Tools’ menu and select ‘Read’ tab. Then unmark the option “Read all messages in plain text”. This will fix the bug associated with HTML emails.
Outlook Express 6 can end up in crashes or lose of information if the system folders associated with it are corrupted. It can be easily recovered by using Outlook Express Repair kit provided from its vendor. Other third party softwares like Easy Outlook Express Repair are also available that helps from system crashes and file lose.
In some cases, Outlook Express 6 may encounter unexpected errors, which often crashes the program. This is mainly because of conflicts that occur with antivirus program installed in your computer. Open antivirus program and disable the scan and other security measures allotted for e-mail such as antispam, spam killer, etc. And for security, Outlook Express 6 is already equipped with an inbuilt virus scanner and spam blocker that will protect you from malicious and unwanted e-mails.
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