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Outlook Express Tips

Use Outlook Express quickly and securely.

These free power tips that will tell you how to:

  • Avoid viruses
  • Avoid spam email
  • 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
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.

Top list of Usenet newsgroups sorted by popularity
This is a list of popular newsgroups sorted by popularity (number of articles). The popularity indicates on which topic people post the most articles. You may find this list useful for your own needs when searching for newsgroups.

How to use a free Yahoo Mail in Outlook Express (via POP3 or SMTP)
Yahoo! charges for their email POP3 service but there is also a way to use their free-mail account in Outlook Express without paying for the POP3 service. Here is how.

How to make Windows Live Mail look and feel like Outlook Express
If you switched from Outlook Express to Windows Live Mail you may have used a set of features you liked but just don\'t seem to be there anymore. While Windows Live Mail does bring improvements in some areas, some other \"improvements\" are arguable. Fortunately, some features are only hidden and some require a different approach - this article lists all the tricks and features I\'ve discovered so far (the article will be updated from time to time).

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

Latest Articles
Sort emails by subject, sender, date in your Gmail account
Tired of waiting for Google team to implement sorting feature even though it has been requested countless times all over the web? There is a workaround!

How to make Windows Live Mail look and feel like Outlook Express
If you switched from Outlook Express to Windows Live Mail you may have used a set of features you liked but just don\'t seem to be there anymore. While Windows Live Mail does bring improvements in some areas, some other \"improvements\" are arguable. Fortunately, some features are only hidden and some require a different approach - this article lists all the tricks and features I\'ve discovered so far (the article will be updated from time to time).

The most important tip ever for fighting spam
It may sound too easy but - do not buy anything advertised through spam email! You would be surprised that the only reason spam exists is that some people actually buy stuff from them.

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.

ATM Pin number reverse
If you should ever be forced by a robber to withdraw money from an ATM machine, you can notify the police by entering your Pin # in reverse. Untrue, unfortunately.

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