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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:
257824 OL2000: Differences Between Outlook and Outlook Express
This article describes the fixes that are included in Outlook Express 5.5, and how to download the program.
Outlook Express 5.5 contains the same features that are available in Microsoft Outlook Express 5.01. It also includes several fixes. For more information about the problems that are fixed in Outlook Express 5.5, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
250724 Access Violation when you print a Norton Utilities Disk Doctor diagnostic report in Outlook Express
250707 You cannot create a new business card on the Compose tab in the Options dialog box in Outlook Express
232001 The font size changes when you press ENTER in a new message in Outlook Express
229606 Remain connected to Internet after send or receive in Outlook Express
225540 Unable to print when the preview pane is not enabled in Outlook Express
225193 Unable to synchronize Palm Pilot to Outlook Express 5
224356 Stationery with scrolling background flashes in Outlook Express
Outlook Express 5.5 is included with Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Internet Tools. For information about how to download Internet Explorer 5.5 SP1 and Internet Tools, please see the following Microsoft Web site:
NOTE: Outlook Express 5.5 is not included in the upgrade to Internet Explorer 5.5 on Windows 2000. To upgrade Outlook Express to version 5.5 click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
261268 Description of Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 1