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E-mail is surprisingly good considering it's a Mic...

Protocol implementations mean that some services m...

Microsoft have produced another feature-packed piece of software in Outlook Express 5. However, it is not all roses. Outlook Express 5 combines e-mail send (SMTP), e-mail receive (actually collection - POP 3), e-mail storage (IMAP 4), Hotmail integration (MS-owned proprietary web-based e-mail)...

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“Convenient and Quick”

published 03/10/2000

Checks Hotmail Mail, Convenient and Quick

None

This is a really useful piece of software, which is really easy to use, as I have some many active email accounts. This must be 1 of the key features of this program, is that I can check a multiple amount of pop accounts and web based Hotmail, all from Outlook. Outlook can be running in the...

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Excellent

Easy to use and customize. Lots of options.

none that I know of

I love my Outlook Express! It is the best as far as I'm concerned. I use it at home all the time. It is very user friendly, a big plus for me as I was computer illiterate when I first got connected to the internet. The way the layout can be customised is one of its great features. The menu bar...

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Excellent

So versatile and contains some excellent features ...

Microsoft have had some security scares in the pas...

I was particularly impressed with the little picklist that allows you to send e-mail with whichever account you like at the click of a mouse button. I was also impressed with the MESSAGE RULES which will allow you not only to apply meticulous housekeeping to your e-mails but also to delete...

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Super

“Room for improvement”

published 04/09/2000

Plenty of features, quick and easy to set up and u...

Some improvements could still be made

MS Outlook Express is the standard issue e-mail software these days, and the new version is a vast improvement. It has all the standard features (folders, address lists etc) as well as a few extra usefu features. It also allows you to access newsgroups. It's now much easier to set up OE for...

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“Looking Good”

published 17/08/2000

check multiple emails

hard to set up manually

there dosnt seem to be that much difference between outlook express version four and outlook express 5. I guess that the only differences are underneath the surface dealing with security in response to the world wide computer email virus's that have been in the news recently. Setting up an eamil...

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Excellent

“Lots of features”

published 07/01/2001

Lots of features, easy to use

none I have encountered

Outlook Express is an excellent email client. I use it at work all day long and find it extremely user friendly. It is as useful for the home user as the more advanced business user. It has a nice layout that can be customised to the way that you like it. The mails are listed on one side of the...

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Excellent

Great for keeping email organised.

Has problems with security.

Outlook Express is an ‘Email Client’, this means that it can assist in managing your emails, and is pretty essential is you are planning on reading your email offline, or want to take advantage of POP3 email. (POP means post office protocol) Outlook Express 5.0 is not the newest...

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Excellent

easyt o use and customise, great help features - c...

perhaps the fact that it can keep a copy of all yo...

I have been on email since I first went to university in 1998, and Sheffield University use Pegasus Mail client, downloadable from Shareware, ZDNet and such sites for free. Whilst you can download some good quality modern versions of this mail client for free and it serves its purpose very well...

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Super

Easy to use, Wizards, very customisable indeed. Fr...

Insists on whirring with a news server that holds ...

Outlook Express is the cut-down freebie version of Microsoft's popular Outlook client. Unlike Outlook, OE will function as a newsreader and an e-mail client. You almost always find this installed alongside Internet Explorer, as it's one of the things that Microsoft insists on installing on every...

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Excellent

“A bright Outlook”

published 13/08/2001

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Not too easy to understand if your ISP doesn't sor...

Outlook express 5: Outlook express 5 is one of those email systems that you either love or hate. It all depends on who your ISP is really. If your ISP is one which automatically sets up OE up for you (e.g. BT Internet) then you’ll generally think OE is a great programme. However, if your...

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Excellent

User friendly and easy to use

Not very advanced

Microsoft Outlook Express 5.0 is an excellent piece of software that is worth having on your computer for general purpose use. I use Microsoft Outlook Express not for its individual characteristics but for it being on my system when I installed it and had Microsoft Internet Explorer set up...

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Excellent

Everything

You dont get a kitchen sink

Outlook Express 5. It needs no introduction. It's the latest version and worth anything it costs. However you don't need to buy it because you will most probably find that Internet Explorer 5 is included on most PC disks that you get free with magazines. Once you install Internet Explorer 5 it...

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I had Outlook Express 5.0 already loaded onto the computer when I bought it. I had two views really, first when I didn’t know hoe to use it I thought what a rubbish e-mail tool but after being taught how to use it b my brother I actually think it’s quite good. So, I’ll tell you...

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Excellent

“Outlook Express 5”

published 16/08/2000

Functionality, Ease of Use

No easy way to resend emails

Outlook Express 5 is an excellent product, it comes free with most new pc's so you don't need to buy it. I use this product at work and at home, at work I have setup stationary that includes our business letter head at the top of every email I send out, this makes my emails look very professional...

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