Registry Size Increases After Installing Outlook Express 5

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IMPORTANT: 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:
256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
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SYMPTOMS

Installing Microsoft Outlook Express 5.0 on Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition may cause the registry to grow unnecessarily.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack


To work around this problem, before installing Outlook Express 5.0 on Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition, create the following registry key:

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.
  1. Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
  2. Locate the following key in the registry:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Terminal Server\Compatilibity\Applications\setup50
    NOTE: The above registry key is one path; it has been wrapped for readability.
  3. On the Edit menu, click Add Value, and then add the following REG_DWORD registry value:
    Flags=0x108
  4. Quit Registry Editor.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.

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Article ID: 223492 - Last Review: October 20, 2013 - Revision: 2.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
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