Why am I getting the error

Question

I currently use Windows 98, upgrade edition, and although the browser is working fine I am unable to start Outlook Express. As soon as I double click on the OE icon I get the following message, "Outlook Express could not be started because MSOE.DLL could not be Loaded."

I have uninstalled Outlook and downloaded the latest from MS, that is version 5.5 and 6.0 to no avail. Where do I go from here? Please advise asap. Tnx.

Sincerely,

Bud Holmes.....

Answer

This question was answered on April 2, 2002. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Step by step instructions on how to correct this can be found on Microsoft's website Please be aware that this fix involves editing the registry on your computer Editing the registry can be tricky and can cause even bigger problems with your Operating System

If you are interested in giving it a try go to the following link:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q232480

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Posted by Jeff of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on April 2, 2002