Python installation breaks Outlook Express
tjreedy at udel.edu
Mon Jan 12 02:43:14 CET 2004
"M. Laymon" <mxlaym009 at nospam_hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> I just installed Python 2.3.3 under Windows XP professional. After I
> did, my wife tried to access her email using Outlook Express and got
> the error messages:
> Since the only thing I had done recently was to install Python. I
> used system restore to go back to the point before installing Python.
> After I did, Outlook started working again. Has anyone else seen this
> behavior ?
I find errors with either the mail service or Windows to be fairly common.
Server errors tend to disappear by waiting. Windows glitches disappear
(often) by rebooting. I recently 'fixed' a problem with OE on XPHome that
way. Did you try reinstalling to see if coincidence was just that?
Terry J. Reedy
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