Outlook Express Tips

Outlook Express Tips

How to use Outlook Express: Quickly - Safely - Effectively

Outlook Express Tips

Use Outlook Express quickly and securely.

These free power tips that will tell you how to:

  • Avoid spam email
  • Avoid viruses
  • Use email more effectively
  • Browse newsgroups faster and easier
  • Find free MP3, videos, pictures, software and e-books on newsgroups using Outlook Express

Selected Articles

How to recognize various file formats on the Usenet

Here is a quick tutorial how to recognize different files that you may find on the Usenet and not to misplace them for yEnc.

What is yEnc?

If you encountered yEnc messages on the newsgroups you may have been disappointed because Outlook Express has no yEnc decoder. This article explains how to decode yEnc in Outlook Express and why is it so popular.

How to simply ignore spam that asks delivery receipt or read receipt

Lately new kind of spam is present that abuses Outlook Express/Windows Mail built in sending of read receipt. If you do send a receipt back - guess what - you will get even more spam. Here is how to get rid of that.

Usenet newsgroups hierarchy

By understanding how the hierarchies are structured you can significantly speed up a search of the topic of your interest.

PAR and PAR2 file formats on the Usenet

PAR and PAR2 files can be used to reconstruct missing parts of the Usenet posting. If used correctly, they can be very handy.