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Change the Outlook Express Window Title (All Windows)

This setting allows you to customize Outlook Express by using your own window title. For example you could rename Outlook Express to 'My Mail Reader' or anything else you like!

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Open your registry and find the key below.

Create a new string value, or modify the existing value, to equal the title you would like.

For Outlook Express 5.0 and 6.0 the location of the key has changed to: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Identities\{** Identity ID **}\Software\Microsoft\Outlook Express\5.0]

Note: Delete the value of 'WindowTitle' to change the title back to the default.

Registry Editor Example
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
|WindowTitleREG_SZ"My Mail Reader"|
|HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Outlook Express|
Registry Settings
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Outlook Express]
Value Name: WindowTitle
Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value)

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Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.

Last modified: April 11, 2000