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Change the start page of Outlook Express.

This setting enables you to change the start page that Outlook Express loads at the launch of the application.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000
Outlook Express loads a default page in the right pane, every time the application is started. In place of this you can use your own custom start page to load every time with the application.

For this, go to Start > Run, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a String value “FrontPagePath”, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the value with the complete path of desired filename which can change the Outlook Express start page. However, if you want to show the default page back, delete the value.

Restart Outlook Express for the changes to take effect.

NOTE:
The unique identity key is unique for each user identity.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

The customized look of Outlook Express start page can be seen.

The start page of Outlook Express has the default look.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to the [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Identities\{Unique Identity}\Software\Microsoft\Outlook Express\5.0\] key and create a new String value with the name "FrontPagePath".

Third, right-click on the 'FrontPagePath' String value and click on "Modify".

Finally, enter the complete path of the filename that you want to display and click on 'OK'.

Change the default location of “Microsoft Address Book”.

Category : Software / Applications > Outlook / Outlook Express

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Add colorful message background in Outlook Express ver 4.

Category : Software / Applications > Outlook / Outlook Express

This setting enables you to use colorful background in compose message section of Outlook Express ver 4.

Add Info pane URL to Outlook Express.

Category : Software / Applications > Outlook / Outlook Express

This setting enables you to customize the URL, through which Outlook Express displays the default page.

Change help URL of Outlook Express.

Category : Software / Applications > Outlook / Outlook Express

This setting enables you to modify the URL when you click on Help -> Microsoft On The Web -> Online Support in Outlook Express.

Change title of Outlook Express.

Category : Software / Applications > Outlook / Outlook Express

This setting enables you to modify the title of Outlook Express according to your choice.

 
 
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