- Sep 21, 2015
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Went to the website and read through the information, the "hooks", etc. I have not had to worry about re-installing OE6 from runAsXP for quite some time. I never had to use compatibility mode for XP SP3 or Vista. I store my folders to a D drive partition on my hard drive. By editing the .reg file that shows the identity and the "store root" it is simple to just edit the location. BUT, I created a folder in that director's folder with the name of what is the actual email. Exampl Americanduduk, and point to the back up folder that contains ALL the different email account *dbx in their respective folders..Already 35 RunAsXp users migrated to my OE installer after they were not able anymore to reach the activation server.
It has been many years since I fist installed the RunAsXP version of OE6. I save reg files by exporthi9ng them on a regular occasion, with a new dates as well. I also created a folder in the Program Files (x86) folder called Old_Outlook Express and copied all the files from the original into that folder and the msimn.exe if run from that folder works just like the original.
Looks like you did a LOT of research and work creating that installer. It is sad that Microsoft does not just add it (installer for OE6 ) on their site for anyone to get the "original" as it truly is fast an efficient. Why take a Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet to go 30 miles when a small piper cub airplane will get you there without the clutter and extra seldom used perks.