For information about the differences between Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Outlook Express e-mail clients, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
257824 OL2000: Differences Between Outlook and Outlook Express
Outlook Express is set as your default e-mail program, but the Mail Recipient, Mail Recipient (As Attachment), or Routing Recipient options may be missing when you click Send To on the File menu in Microsoft Office 2000 programs.
The Win.ini configuration file is incomplete.
Modify the Win.ini file (using any plain text editor, such as Notepad, or the Sysedit utility) as follows:
- Find the full path of the Win.ini file. To do so:
- Click Start, point to Search, and then click For files or folders.
- In the Search for files or folders named box, type win.ini. In the Look in list, select drive C. Then, click Search Now.
- In the right pane, note the full path of the Win.ini file. If more than one file is listed, choose the file whose path begins C:\Windows or C:\Winnt.
- Start Notepad. To do so, click Start, point to Programs, point to Accessories, and then click Notepad.
- Open the Win.ini file. To do so, in Notepad, on the File menu, click Open. In the Look in box, type the full path name of the Win.ini file that you noted in step c.
- Find the section that begins with [Mail], and then add the following lines. Some lines may already exist, but you need all of them for this feature.[Mail]
- Click Save, and then quit Notepad.
- Click Start, click Shut Down, and then click Restart the Computer.
Article ID: 290797 - Last Review: Jan 31, 2007 - Revision: 1