How to remove the old version of outlook express where we cannot find in the box add and remove the program.

I have a version of outlook 2007 and I would like to delete the old version of outlook, the old version is not appear in the add and remove program.what can I do?


It's actually a bit more complicated to do than of simply by clicking a button. Is there a particular reason you want to uninstall OE? It mgith be easier to leave and have Outlook 2007 works as your main e-mail program.

If you do not want to uninstall, follow the detail what posted here.

Log in your computer. Make sure that your account has administrative rights. Your CD-Rom drive must be empty. Remove any disc which can be inside.

Double-click the "My Computer" icon on your desktop. Go to the 'Tools' menu and select 'Folder Options '. Click on "display".

Go to the section "hide files and folders. Click on 'display the hidden files and folders '. Check the option "Hide extensions of known file types" to clear it. Click on, and then clear the checkbox "Hide protected operating system files." A dialog box with a warning message is displayed. Click on the Yes"" button. Close the "Folder Options" window by clicking "OK".

Click on the button 'start '. Go to "Programs", then "Accessories". Choose "Windows Explorer".

Find the following three files on your computer:
1 C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Stationery
2 C:\Documents and Settings\votrenomutilisateur\Application Data\Identities (or C:\Documents and Settings\YourUsername\Local Settings\Application Data\Identities)
3 C:\Documents and Settings\YourUsername\Application Data\Microsoft\Address Book (or C:\Documents and Settings\YourUsername\Local Settings\Application Data\Address Book)

Each of the folders that you located just rename. Click a folder, and then press "F2". Rename the files to: "old_stationery', 'old_identities' and"old_address." When you're done, rename each file, click on "Enter".

Click again on 'Start' and select 'run '. In the "Open" box, type "regedit".

Locate the following registry keys. Right click on each registry key and then select 'delete '.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Outlook Express
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Outlook Express
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \Software\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Windows\ {44BBA840-CC51-11CF-AAFA-00AA00B6015C}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \Software\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Windows\ {7790769C-0471-11D2-AF11-00C04FA35D02}

Exit the registry editor. Click on "Start" and click on "search". Click on "for files and folders.

Find the following files on your computer:


Click on each file and press 'F2 '. Rename each file to "filename. Old"(for example, inetcomm.old). Then press 'enter '. That, for each of the files listed in step 10. When Windows prompts you on the protection of the files, click "Cancel". Do not insert the Windows CD in your CD-Rom drive. When Windows prompts you to not recognize the file, click 'yes '.

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