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Often you can find invaluable information on errors from Microsoft's Web site.
Go here and search for the
error. In many cases the error has been found by others and a workaround is available.
Load Outlook Faster
If you're tired of waiting the Outlook Express to start up, there's a
way to make it faster.
Open the RegEdit and navigate to the next path:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Identities\[nr of id]\Software\Microsoft\Outlook Express\[vers]
Then create a new DWORD value called NoSplash, and assign the value 1.
Submitted by Ariel Canievsky
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