When you attempt to open the Address Book, or send e-mail, you receive an error message in Outlook Express 6.0. If you use templates to send e-mail, you cannot open them in compose mode.

This behavior occurs after you install MS06-016: Cumulative Security Update for Outlook Express.

NOTE: Resolution of this behavior will make your computer, or network, more vulnerable to malicious attack.

To resolve this problem for Windows XP SP2 (Service Pack 2) or Windows Server 2003:

To open the templates in compose mode:

1. Open a CMD.EXE window.

2. Type the following command and press Enter:

<font size="1"><b>REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_HONOR_XUNSENT_IN_FILE" /V msimn.exe /T REG_DWORD /F /D 1</b></font> To turn of the security checks:

1. Open a CMD.EXE window.

2. Type the following commands and press Enter:

<font size="1"><b>REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_WABFILE_APPCOMPAT" /V msimn.exe /T REG_DWORD /F /D 1
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_WABFILE_APPCOMPAT" /V wab.exe /T REG_DWORD /F /D 1</b></font>
To resolve this behavior for earlier operating systems:

To turn of the security checks:

1. Open a CMD.EXE window.

2. Using REG.EXE, built into Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and later operating systems, or installed from the Windows 2000 Support Tools, type the following command and press Enter:

<font size="1"><b>REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Outlook Express\Hotfix" /V Q918651 /T REG_DWORD /F /D 1</b></font>