How to launch Outlook Express from the command line

Even if you “uninstall” Outlook Express via Add/Remove Windows Components (type control appwiz.cpl,,2 at the command prompt), it is still very much installed. The icons and shortcuts pointing to it are gone but you can still easily launch Outlook Express by typing msimn at the command line.

More info here: OLEXP: Command Line Options for Outlook Express

Also, the site to go to for everything Outlook Express: Inside Outlook Express

11 responses to “How to launch Outlook Express from the command line

  1. The number 3 key on my numeric keyboard launches outlook express, how can I get rid of this????

  2. configure your keyboard software to remove outlook from the #3 key

  3. sound like you need to go to the device manager to the keyboard properties and make sure nothing is assigned shortcut keys

  4. Unable to save attachments in CRM

  5. How to send html message from OE ?
    either by command line or API is fine ?

  6. I like to share knowledge that I have accrued through the yr to help improve group
    overall performance.

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  8. Well thank goodness for this post, I worked on a professional level with MS products for 15 years but made the move to Mac last year and trying to launch Outlook Express on an old netbook had me stumped! Thanks!

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