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3. Components > Outlook Express

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Outlook Express — \program files\outlook express\msimn.exe

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Start All Programs Outlook Express

Quick Launch Bar "Launch Outlook Express"

Outlook Express is the email client included with Windows XP. Outlook Express uses an Explorer-like tree interface to manage the folders into which email messages are organized. Newly received messages are stored in the Inbox folder; files queued to be sent are stored in the Outbox folder, and then are moved to the Sent Items folder when they have been sent. The Deleted Items folder is like the Recycle Bin in that it stores deleted messages until it is manually emptied. And the Drafts folder stores messages as they're being composed. To add a new folder, select Local Folders in the tree, and then go to File New Folder. Messages can be moved from folder to folder by dragging and dropping. Here are some of the more interesting or confusing features of Outlook Express:


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