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OLEXP: Missing Dialog Box When Message Has a Blank Subject Line
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For information about the differences between Microsoft Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook e-mail clients, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
257824IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/257824/EN-US/ )OL2000: Differences Between Outlook and Outlook Express
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you send a message with a blank subject line, you may not receive the following message:
This message has no subject. Are you sure you want to send it?
Don't ask me this again.
This behavior occurs if you select the Don't ask me this again check box.
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
To resolve this behavior so that you see a message when you send a message with a blank subject line, delete the Mail Empty Subject Warning entry from the following registry key and then restart your computer:
Outlook Express 4.x
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Outlook Express\Dont Show Dialogs
Outlook Express 5, Outlook Express 5.5, and Outlook Express 6.0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Default\Identities\ID\Software\Microsoft\Outlook Express\5.0\Dont Show Dialog
Article ID: 216884 - Last Review: January 24, 2007 - Revision: 3.1