1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Outlook Express won't open email

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by msproblems, May 1, 2012.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
Advertisement
  1. msproblems

    msproblems Thread Starter

    Joined:
    May 1, 2012
    Messages:
    1
    Outlook Express on XP Basic suddenly won't open emails. Clicking on an email results in the header information showing up at the bottom of the screen, where the message can be read only by expanding that header field, but the email message does not open a separate window as usual.
    Double-clicking on the email results in the top line of OE going from highlighted to faint. A test message sent from another computer does appear on OE, but again cannot be opened other than by expanding the bottom-screen header field. A message cannot be sent - clicking on the Create Mail button also results in the top line going from bright blue to faint. At this point OE is unusable to send, cumbersome to receive. Any help much appreciated.
     
  2. DoubleHelix

    DoubleHelix Banned

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2004
    Messages:
    24,388
    Without screen shots of this, I can only guess that the windows need to be re-sized.
     
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Loading...
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/1051608