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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 import e-mail messages from Microsoft Outlook Express 5, you may receive any of the following error messages:
MSIMN caused an invalid page fault in module DIRECTDB.DLL.
MSIMN caused an exception in module directdb.dll.
MSIMN caused an exception c0000006h in module directdb.dll.
This behavior can occur if the Messages.ods file is not in the folder that is specified for it in the Windows registry.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To resolve this issue, use one of the following methods:
If You Do Not Want to Save Your E-Mail MessagesIf you do not want to save your e-mail messages in Outlook Express 5, rename the Messages.ods file.
For information about how to rename a file, click Start, click Help, click the Index tab, type renaming, and then double-click the Renaming Files Help topic.
If You Want to Save Your E-Mail MessagesIf you want to save your e-mail messages in Outlook Express 5: