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Q: Removing Outlook XP icon from desktop ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Removing Outlook XP icon from desktop
Category: Computers > Software
Asked by: davious-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 04 Aug 2002 20:06 PDT
Expires: 03 Sep 2002 20:06 PDT
Question ID: 50659
When I remove the icon for Outlook XP from my desktop it prompts me
with a warning saying that the icon has special functionality and
suggests I not remove it.  I was wondering what this special
functionality was?
Subject: Re: Removing Outlook XP icon from desktop
Answered By: jasonm1-ga on 04 Aug 2002 23:32 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi davious,

The Outlook XP icon on your desktop appears to be a separate program
or script that is connected to Outlook. When you right-click on that
icon and select Properties, a menu comes up that is all about Outlook
Express setup. If you double-click the icon, then Outlook itself
loads. I believe that this icon is a configration program or script
for launching Outlook. You can change some parameters by altering it's
properties, and when you launch the icon, Outlook will launch with the
properties selectd.

Essentially, it is a glorified Desktop Shortcut to Outlook.

Hope this helps.
davious-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
That seems to be it, thanks!

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