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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
In Windows 98 or Windows Millennium Edition (Me), Outlook Express or the Windows Address Book (wab.exe), may start very slowly.
This behavior can occur for any one or more of the following reasons:
To resolve this issue, use the following methods in the order presented:
Method 1: Replace the Imagehlp.dll FileTo resolve the issue of an absent or damaged Imagehlp.dll, extract a new copy of Imagehlp.dll from your original Windows media by using the appropriate method:
Microsoft Windows 98
Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me)
Method 2: Replace the Pstore FilesImportant 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 the issue of incorrect Pstore files, follow these steps on a computer running either Windows 98 or Windows Millennium Edition (Me):
This behavior can occur after you uninstall an earlier version of McAfee VirusScan and then install a new version. You cannot remove files that are in use until you restart the computer. If you do not restart the computer after you uninstall the earlier version of McAfee VirusScan, certain .dll files, which the newer version installs, are removed when you restart the computer. For more information on this issue, see the Product KnowledgeCenter at the McAfee Web site:
http://www.mcafee.comFor additional information about SFC, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
185836Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/185836/EN-US/ )Description of the System File Checker Tool (Sfc.exe)
Article ID: 235300 - Last Review: May 7, 2007 - Revision: 2.3