Re: OE6 Upgrade
Windows Mail was only available in Vista. For XP, Windows Live Mail is the
replacement for OE. Vista never had OE, so technically Windows Mail did not
replace it, it was an entirely new alternative. For XP users the upgrade
path is OE to WLM.
"Peter Foldes" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Actually it was Windows Mail which was supposed to replace OE and Windows
> MAIL in turn is being replaced by Windows Live Mail
> Please Reply to Newsgroup for the benefit of others
> Requests for assistance by email can not and will not be acknowledged.
> "Dan" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> <JoJo> wrote in message news:OnzyaRutKHA.3656@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
>>> I am using Microsoft's Windows XP (SP3) platform and Outlook Express 6
>>> (OE6) is my main email application.
>>> Recently I installed Internet Explorer 8 and so I am wondering if OE6
>>> has a
>>> corresponding upgrade to say OE7 or OE8.
>>> * Can Outlook Express 6 (OE6) be upgraded to say Outlook Express 7 or
>>> * If this upgrade is possible; I am interested in how to do it ?
>>> * Can Microsoft Outlook client work as a stand alone application or
>>> do I
>>> need the Server also ?
>>> I like OE6 but I need to be able to add audio alarms (using message
>>> when certain emails arrive. Thus the need to upgrade
>>> from OE6 to something higher.
>> OE6 is replaced by Windows Live Mail. It has email, contact management,
>> and newsgroup reader just like OE, but also includes additional features.