Stored in Outlook Express, to amend the application

Posted by Jonh on Thursday, July 16, 2009

Outlook Express as default mail client in Windows XP, so you can receive emails with attachments. When you receive an e-mail attachments in Outlook Express, an application can be saved to disk. Location stored e-mail attachments in Outlook Express is installed during the installation process.

By default, this is probably not the most suitable place, because your disk is used, and use the same disk can affect the performance (error disk full or heavy fragmentation).

If you want to change the application to the store, you can. This is not Outlook Express, but you want to edit the registry. Follow these steps to change the location to save attachments in Outlook Express:

1. Start Registry Editor. From the Start menu, select Run. On the Run, type Regedit and click OK.
2. In Registry Editor, locate the following subkey:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \ User Shell Folders
3. Right-click on an individual key to change and select the popup menu.
4. Change the path in the dialog box, change the line in the annex to the new address, and then click OK.
5. Close the Registry Editor. Opt-out of the "File" menu.

Each user has a space for your applications, but can not be separated from the place of% USERPROFILE% environment variable, so only one change in the registry is necessary. Indeed, if you change the position of absolute, fixed path, but the environment variable% USERPROFILE%, accessory for all computer users will be stored at the site.

Changing location for storing attachments in Outlook Express, thus, may be easier to maintain. If you need to make a backup of your investments, it is enough to choose a new path to the backup.