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OLEXP: Outlook Express Opens Messages in a Small Window

This article was previously published under Q190277
SYMPTOMS
When you open any message in Microsoft Outlook Express, it always opens themessage in a small window. You can maximize the message but when you openanother message or close and open the same message it will again be openedin a small window.
CAUSE
Outlook Express does not have an option to open new messages in a fullscreen or maximized Window. Outlook Express does save the size ofthe window you selected last time you opened the message.
RESOLUTION
If you open a message and instead of maximizing it, drag the four cornersto stretch the window to almost full screen, Microsoft Windows 95 willremember the Window size and open all messages in a larger window.
Properties

Article ID: 190277 - Last Review: 01/23/2007 18:18:00 - Revision: 4.1

  • Microsoft Outlook Express 5.01 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 5.0
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 4.01 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 4.01 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 4.0
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 5.01 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 5.01 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 5.0
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 4.01 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 5.01
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 5.0
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 4.01 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 4.01 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
  • kbprb KB190277
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