[BCAB] Outlook Express question

Vic Pereira vic.pereira at virn.ca
Fri Aug 5 01:21:25 BST 2016


Hmm, I wonder if the hack is as simple as using the compatibility feature in
Windows and doing a run as type of scenario.

Vic


-----Original Message-----
From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Rajmund
Sent: 4-Aug-16 07:19 PM
To: bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Outlook Express question

Hi, All,
Just for information, there is, in fact, an outlook express hack for windows
7 and above, not sure about the legality, and was discouraged from
installing it on windows 10. I believe the guy even forces you to donate
$10, not sure about how much that is over here, as I've read this on a US
mailing list, but it used to be free. So Jim may well be running it.



Sent from a Braille Sense 

----- Original Message -----
From: Adrian Picton via Bcab  <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
To: "'Bcab Discussion List'"  <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Date: Thursday, August 4, 2016 11:57 pm
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Outlook Express question

>
>
> Hi Jim,
> 
> Iam intrigued as I thought Outlook Express was only available in versions
of Windows up to and including XP. Are you sure it is Outlook Express you
are using and not Outlook, or are you using Windows Live Mail. If you are
using Windows Live Mail Jaws does say "Outlook Express message list" for
some reason when you are in the inbox, but I think that's probably because
Freedom modified the original scripts used for Outlook Express and forgot to
rename that screen.
> 
> Outlook Express has never had ribbons and had the old style menus unless
you know something I don'tand there's a newer version, but it was originally
part of Windows and Internet Explorer. I suggest you check in Help and About
exactly what program you are using and then we might be able to help.
> If you are in Outlook you can go to the View tab, change view button and
Compact View whichI think will get you what you want if that helps.
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> Adrian.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Vic 
> Pereira
> Sent: 04 August 2016 22:44
> To: 'Bcab Discussion List' <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Outlook Express question
> 
> WOW I didn't even know there is a version of Outlook Express that runs on
Windows 7. Regardless the only suggestion I can think of is to check the
settings under the View menu. Call up the View menu and see how your
messages are grouped. May be you want to group them by conversation? This
should be a check box.
> 
> Vic
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Jim 
> Doherty
> Sent: 4-Aug-16 12:50 PM
> To: bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk
> Subject: [BCAB] Outlook Express question
> 
> Hi List,
> 
> I asked this question on another list but didn't receive any response. I'm
running win7 jaws 16 with Outlook express as my mail program. I had it set
to collapse all messages but just recently it isn't collapsing them. The
expand/collapse option on the view ribbon is unavailable so does anyone know
what I need to do to get the button to be active again. I hope someone on
this list can help and I will be grateful for any suggestions.
> Thanks
> Jim
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