Thanks, Darrell. I'm getting this from several sources now. Sorry to make
you repeat this oft sung song.
""Darrell Gorter[MSFT]"" <> wrote in message
> Hello Colin,
> Virutally all entry points for Outlook Express should be pointing to
> Outlook Express. This was a late change and it could be possible that
> there would be some dependancy issue with applicaitions on the 32-bit
> being present. Removing all the 32-bit files could cause some 32-bit
> applications to have failures when trying to call Outlook Express. 32-bit
> Applications cannot call 64-bit dlls directly.
> Msimn.exe under the program files (x86)\Outllok Express folder is a 32-bit
> program, but all it does is call the 64-bit version of Msimn.exe, then
> Darrell Gorter[MSFT]
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> <From: "Colin Barnhorst" <>
> <References: <>
> <Subject: Re: OE
> <Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2005 14:25:43 -0600
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> <Thanks. The naming scheme will sink in some day.
> <"James Park" <> wrote in message
> <> x64 only has 64-bit OE. If you try to open the one in the 32-bit
> <> Files directory, it simply opens the 64-bit OE. Dlls in the
> <> windows\system32 directory are 64-bit; the ones in windows\syswow64 are
> <> 32-bit.
> <> "Colin Barnhorst" <> wrote in message
> <> news:%...
> <>>I don't think the info in that thread jibes with what I see because
> <>>check About Ms OE I see the list of files in use and they are 32-bit
> <>>(or I am reading them wrong). Hmmm.....
> <>> "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" <> wrote in message
> <>> news:...
> <>>>I am confused about it too, but there is a native 64-bit Outlook
> <>>>thats why the spell checker does not work I think.
> <>>> There is a post made by Dave P titled "Outlook Express crashes" that
> <>>> thread has some good info about Outlook Express 32 bit and 64 bit.
> <>>> 5/29/2005
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> <>>> "Colin Barnhorst" <> wrote in message
> <>>> news:...
> <>>>>I see OE folders under both the x86 and (x64) Program Files folders
> <>>>>it appears there is a 64-bit version installed. However the info
> <>>>>Help>About Microsoft Outlook Express lists 32-bit dll's, so I am not
> <>>>>using the 64-bit version. What is the status of OE64?
> <>>>> Bear with me if this has been discussed here before, I just tuned in
> <>>>> week ago. What gives with the dual setup? Is the x64 version just
> <>>>> accomodate the 64-bit version of IE6?