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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:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/257824/EN-US/ )OL2000: Differences Between Outlook and Outlook Express
When you start Outlook Express 5, you may receive the following error message:
If you then close the error message, Outlook Express may establish a successful connection to your Internet e-mail or news server.
An error occurred while establishing a Dial-Up Networking connection.
This issue can occur if Outlook Express is set to use the "Send and receive messages at startup" feature but your modem is not set to wait for a dial tone before dialing.
To resolve this issue, disable the "Send and receive messages at startup" feature in Outlook Express, or set your modem to wait for a dial tone before dialing:
Disable Send and Receive Messages at Startup
Enable Wait for Dial Tone Before Dialing