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Outlook Express and default user profile

Posted on 2011-02-22
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Prior to 2008 Outlook Express was part of the default user profile when you created Terminal Server users and was a messy thing to get rid of.  With 2008 R2 and RDS is that no longer an issue?
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by:David_Hagerman
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lineonecorp this sounds more like a statement than a question. Are you trying to get Out look Express equivalent in which case it has been replaced with Windows Mail to install it follow the steps below?

You can install Windows Mail by installing the Desktop Experience. To
install Desktop Experience using Server Manager

1.Open Server Manager: click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and click
Server Manager.

2.In the Features Summary section, click Add features.

3.Select the Desktop Experience check box, and then click Next.

4.Complete the wizard by clicking Install.

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by:lineonecorp
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Sorry for the confusion. I am trying to find out whether Outlook Express is still built-in with 2008 R2 or  not? I am not trying to replace it. I just want it gone as not in the default user profile and thus doesn't show up every time I try to create a new user.
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David_Hagerman earned 1200 total points
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yip it is effectively gone now you would need to install windows mail as described above to get it too work
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