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Disable managing accounts in Outlook Express.

This setting disables you from creating or managing email accounts configured in the Outlook Express.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000
Normally, you can create a new account or modify the existing account to receive mails, download news or enable directory services. To avoid configuring mail accounts you can remove the “Accounts” option from “Tools” menu in Outlook Express.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a DWORD value “No Modify Accts”, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the value data to “1” which can restrict managing accounts in Outlook Express. However, if you want to show the option back, change the value to “0” or delete the value.

Restart Outlook Express for the changes to take effect.

Disable Accounts option in tools menu of Outlook Express.reg

The '.reg' file will disable 'Accounts' option from the Tools menu in 'Outlook Express'.

Enable Accounts option in tools menu of Outlook Express (default).reg

The '.reg' file will enable 'Accounts' option in the Tools menu in 'Outlook Express'.

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

Changes in ‘Accounts’ option in tools menu of ‘Outlook Express’ is disabled.

Changes in ‘Accounts’ option in tools menu of ‘Outlook Express’ is enabled by default.

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

Go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Outlook Express\],right-click in the open area to create a DWORD Value with the name "No Modify Accts" in "Outlook Express" key.

Next, right-click on "No Modify Accts" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value "1" (Base Hexadecimal) in the text box and click on 'OK'.

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Category : Software / Applications > Outlook / Outlook Express

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Category : Software / Applications > Outlook / Outlook Express

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Category : Software / Applications > Outlook / Outlook Express

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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

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