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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:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/257824/EN-US/ )OL2000: Differences Between Outlook and Outlook Express
This article describes how to download your Internet mail messages from your mail server even though you have downloaded them previously.
NOTE: This method works only if you have configured Outlook Express to store your messages on the mail server and you have not deleted the messages from the mail server. For information about how to store your messages on the mail server, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/179414/EN-US/ )How to Store Messages on Mail Server with Outlook Express
To download your Internet mail messages again:
Outlook Express 4.0 and 4.1
If this file is deleted, Outlook Express downloads all the messages on the host, regardless of whether or not they have been retrieved previously.
If you disable the Leave a copy of messages on server option, two things happen the next time you connect to your POP3 server:
Outlook Express 5Outlook Express 5 uses the file Pop3uidl.dbx similar to how Outlook Express uses Pop3uidl.dat.
Article ID: 216366 - Last Review: January 24, 2007 - Revision: 3.1