Upgrading Microsoft® Outlook Express To Microsoft® Outlook
What are the issues while upgrading Outlook Express to Outlook?
Microsoft offers two types of messaging clients. One is for home usage and other for business purposes. Outlook Express is used for home or small business purpose. Outlook Express has the ability to provide e-mail facility with the help of low speed Internet connection such as dial-up connections. Outlook is ready to fulfill the business needs with high speed connectivity. Outlook offers the same features as Outlook Express and also has some extra features that helps to fulfill the business needs. The main difference is in e-mail handling. Outlook Express is integrated with Internet standards like SMTP and other protocols. Outlook offers these standards and also has an additional solid inbox filter and organization system. By upgrading from Outlook Express to Outlook, you could get all the features like multiple e-mail accounts, group and personal calendars, tasks/diary entries along with contacts, etc.
Following are the reasons for the issues with the upgradation of Outlook Express to Outlook:
- Upgrading Outlook Express to Outlook
- Missing of folder
- Unable to send mail from Outlook
Upgrading Outlook Express to Outlook
For starting the upgradation process, you need to purchase Microsoft Outlook and install it to your computer. After installing, you need to open the Outlook’s file menu and select import command. Then check the Import Internet mail account settings check box. Choose Outlook Express from the list of available programs and follow the direction with the installation wizard for choosing the best e-mail settings from your Outlook Express account. After that close Outlook, once the upgrade is finished. Set the Outlook as a default one from Internet options of the computer’s control panel.
Missing of folder
After the up-gradation process, Outlook applications comes with the folders that are not visible to the user. The mails folder’s address book and e-mail messages are missing after upgrading. For solving this problem, make a search with the *.dbx file with the windows searching method. Then you need to copy that file to the Outlook’s folder and restart the computer.
After the upgrading Outlook, you might suffer from problems like unable to send mails with Outlook. This is because of the errors with the message sending protocols. This problem could be easily fixed by reinstalling Outlook. First you need to uninstall the current software and make sure that all the older settings are deleted from the system.
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