Open Outlook Express. Click on “View”.Click on “Layout” from the menu that appears. A new window will open. Click on the tick beside “Show Preview Pane”. Now click Apply and then OK
Now you no longer have a preview pane showing when you open Outlook Express you must open every email as follows: Put your pointer in the relevant To/Subject line and then Either: double click on that line; Or: right click on that line and from the menu click on “Open”.