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Outlook 2000 vs Outlook 2003

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by DCM1519, Feb 9, 2006.

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  1. DCM1519

    DCM1519 Thread Starter

    Mar 8, 2005
    I have been wondering if there is enough difference between Outlook 2000 and Outlook 2003 to make it worth upgrading?
  2. cwwozniak

    cwwozniak Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

    Nov 28, 2005
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    I have used both. Biggest differences for me were that 2003 includes a spam filter and has the option to not show embedded graphics in HTML formatted e-mails. I also believe that 2003 gives you more options for opening certain types of e-mail attachments that may pose security risks. It has been a while since I used 2000 but I kind of recall the latest patches in 2000 forced you to save most attachments to the hard drive and then open them.

    Chuck W.
  3. EAFiedler

    EAFiedler Moderator

    Apr 25, 2000
    Hi dmullen

    I agree with cwwozniak's statements.
    I like the Don't download pictures or other content automatically in HTML e-mail.
    It is a simple click on the alert bar in the message to download the pictures if desired.

    I am moving this thread to the Business Applications Forum where hopefully, you will receive additional comments.
  4. ~Candy~

    ~Candy~ Retired Administrator

    Jan 27, 2001
    2003 "MAKES" you activate it after 50 uses. I don't care much for being force fed activation, but I guess it's the wave of the future ;)
  5. Bob Cerelli

    Bob Cerelli

    Nov 2, 2002
    One of the main things I like is in regards to security. With 2003 there is a Reading Pane with lets you see what is in an e-mail without actually opening it up (like in the earlier Preview Pane).

    For spam for each one I use Spambayes.
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