Outlook Express offers to compact messages

I get "To free up disk space, Outlook Express can compact messages. This may take a few minutes."  I use Outlook 2007 as my emal client
chaos506Asked:
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kadafitcdConnect With a Mentor Commented:
This is a known issue with Outlook Express in windows XP sp2+.  Go to this website and it has the answers for you..

http://www.insideoe.com/faqs/why.htm

Good Luck HTH.
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jcimarronConnect With a Mentor Commented:
chaos506--Up to IE7 when you installed Windows you installed IE and OE as well.  It was default.  So your PC is running OE even when you have not turned it on.
But here is another view
http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/en-us/default.aspx?dg=microsoft.public.outlook.general&tid=9d5fbab0-7e05-479e-b0a8-50d9a7368595&cat=&lang=&cr=&sloc=&p=1
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chaos506Author Commented:
I reset the Registry counter to 0 and the problem went away.

Thanks
Ralph
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