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Microsoft KB Archive/175589

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E-mail Programs Create Message Store in Different Locations

Article ID: 175589

Article Last Modified on 6/24/2004



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Outlook Express 4.0
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 4.0
  • Microsoft Internet Mail and News 1.0
  • Microsoft Internet Mail and News 1.0



This article was previously published under Q175589

SUMMARY

When you run Outlook Express or Internet Mail and News for the first time, you are prompted to select the folder in which you want your local message store to be created. The folder that is selected by default is different in Outlook Express, Internet Mail and News for Windows 95, and Internet Mail and News for Windows NT 4.0.

MORE INFORMATION

The following table lists the default folders that are selected when you are prompted to select the folder in which you want your local message store to be created:

Program                      Folder
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
Outlook Express for          Windows\Profiles\<username>\Application
Windows 95                      Data\Microsoft\Outlook Express

Outlook Express for          Program Files\Outlook Express\<username>\Mail
Windows 95 installed
by MSN, The Microsoft
Network, version 2.51

Outlook Express for          Winnt\Profiles\<username>\Application
Windows NT 4.0                  Data\Microsoft\Outlook Express

Internet Mail and News       Program Files
for Windows 95

Internet Mail and News       Windows
for Windows NT 4.0
                

In Internet Mail and News, the message store may not be created in the selected folder. For information about this issue, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

175522 Message Store Not Created in Selected Folder



Additional query words: 4.00

Keywords: kbenv kbui KB175589