Outlook Express and the Registry

  folaboss 18:09 14 Sep 2003

I use Outlook Express Version 6.0 but when I was looking through my Registry Items and expanded the Outlook Express folder it showed 5.0 in the folder below. Does this matter? I think I upgraded from 5.0 to 6.0 a long time ago.

  bennyc 18:12 14 Sep 2003

This is because the new version has taken over the registry entries to make sure that when it upgraded it keeps the settings that you had.

  spikeychris 18:16 14 Sep 2003

Yeah its normal. You will have a key called

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Outlook Express\Version Info

And the value should be 6,0,2600,0000

  folaboss 14:54 15 Sep 2003

Yes, it does show the value suggested by spikeychris. Thanks. Was just a bit confused why the Registry was still showing 5.0 when I'm using 6.0

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