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Script to change POP and SMTP Servers in Outlook 2002

John-D-Chapman
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My company is going to be switching ISP's in the near future. In preparation for this, I am researching whether changing the incoming (POP) and outgoing (SMTP) servers in Outlook 2002 on each domain workstation can be scripted (using simple batch).

Ideally, this code would run as a section of the user's login script, meaning that once implemented, the code would run on logon and change the server addresses of the default mail account in outlook 2002.

I can find the data in the registry under "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows Messaging Subsystem\Profiles", but it is binary data and I'm not sure if simple batch can convert the new server addresses to binary in order to merge them into their correct keys int he registry.

Or I may already be going way off base. I'm not sure.

If simple batch methods cannot be used, are there any other options that anyone would care to hypothesize about?
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