Description of an update for problems that are described in articles 898122, 898123, 898124, and 898125 with Outlook Express 6.0 running on Windows XP
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Microsoft has released a software update to correct the following problems in Microsoft Outlook Express 6.0:
- 898123 Outlook Express 6.0 stops responding when you try to log on to your e-mail account
- 898124 The text in a newsgroup message or in an e-mail message is incorrectly interpreted as a blank attachment in Outlook Express
- 898122 Outlook Express 6.0 stops responding or unexpectedly quits, and you may receive a "Microsoft Outlook Express has encountered a problem and needs to close" error message
- 898125 In Outlook Express 6.0, the default server account name appears in the header of a reply message in an e-mail message thread
Update informationThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
For more information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online servicesMicrosoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
PrerequisitesYou must have Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed to install this update.
For more information about how to obtain Windows XP SP2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack
Restart informationYou may have to restart the computer after you install this update.
Update replacement informationThis update does not replace any previous software updates.
Registry informationYou do not have to create or modify any registry keys to enable the update that this package contains.
Update file informationThis update contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This update may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.
The English version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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Article ID: 900930 - Last Review: 12/09/2015 02:40:32 - Revision: 7.0
Microsoft Outlook Express 6.0
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