How to Download Outlook Express

By Suvro Banerji

Outlook Express is a widely used email client from Microsoft. The program is typically included with Internet Explorer versions 4 through 6. Although there is no reliable way to download Outlook Express individually, you can get Outlook Express 6 (the latest version, as of June 2010) by downloading Internet Explorer 6 from Microsoft's Download Center. The two programs are bundled together as "Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1."

Step 1

Go to the Microsoft Download Center (see Resources).

Step 2

Click the "Download" button under "Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1."

Step 3

Hit "Save" to save the setup file in a secured location on your computer.

Step 4

Navigate to the location where you saved the file in Step 3. Double-click on it to start the installation wizard.

Step 5

Follow the onscreen guided prompts to finish the installation. Restart your computer. Click on the "Start" menu to find a menu command for Outlook Express.