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can not find mail option in control panel of windows 2003 r2  server

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I have installed outlook 2007 in windows server 2003, now i want to edit the profile i cannot because I can not find mail option in control panel of windows 2003 r2  server.
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by:viveksahu
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Hi,

First run the outlook once then the mail option will come in control panel.

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I have run outlook many times.
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You cannot add a Microsoft Exchange account to this profile while Outlook is running. Exit Outlook and use the Mail icon in the Control Panel to add a Microsoft Exchange Account.
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by:viveksahu
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Hi,

You can search for the mlcfg32.cpl file and can run it directly to create profile as it is in control panel.

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Its not there,
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search for the file in this directory also
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12 or
C:\PROGRAm Files\COMMON Files\System\MSMAPI\1033\mlcfg32.cpl
if it is there please follow these below steps

Make sure that the following Control Panel file exists and that it works as expected:
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\System\MSMAPI\1033\mlcfg32.cpl
Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
Locate the following registry subkey:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\MMCPL
Make sure that the mlcfg32.cpl registry entry exists. Additionally, make sure that its value is set as follows:
Drive:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\System\MSMAPI\1033\mlcfg32.cpl
If the mlcfg32.cpl registry entry does not exist, you must create it. To do this, follow these steps:
Right-click the MMCPL registry subkey, point to New, and then click String Value.
Type mlcfg32.cpl as the name of the registry entry.
Double-click the mlcfg32.cpl registry entry, type Drive:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\System\MSMAPI\1033\mlcfg32.cpl in the Value Data box, and then click OK.
Exit Registry Editor, and then open Control Panel. The Mail icon is displayed as expected.
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