When you are getting outlook express 4.01 required error in outlook then you have to read the solution of outlook required error that is given in this article. If you are using outlook in windows 98 operating system based computer and trying to open outlook 2002 then you may face the “Cannot start Microsoft Outlook. Outlook requires Microsoft Outlook Express 4.01 or greater. You can install Outlook Express by running Add/Remove Programs from the Control Panel.” error message with your outlook. If your computer is running Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 and then you are trying to open outlook 2002 then you may receive the “Cannot start Microsoft Outlook. Outlook requires Microsoft Outlook Express 4.01 or greater. You can install Outlook Express by running IE5Setup.exe from the IE5 folder located on your CD or through the Windows Update website.” error message.
Causes of outlook express 4.01 required errors in outlook
The error message generates due to missing of Microsoft Outlook Express files that are requires in outlook 2002 and it is removed when the outlook express was uninstalled. The files that are missing is important for outlook 2002 that is why it generating the error message.
Solution of outlook required error
You have to reinstall the outlook express to fix this problem. If you are using windows 98 based computer then click on start and then put the cursor on setting and then you have to click on control panel. When the control panel window become appears then double click on add or remove programs and then you have to click on Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 and Internet Tools and after that click to the Add/Remove button. Now you have to click to choose the outlook express check box even if it is bold. If you are using windows 98 second Edition then open control panel and then open add or remove program and after that you have to click on the windows setup tab. Then check to clear the outlook express check box and after that you have to restart the computer.
You can also reinstall outlook express 5 from using Microsoft Windows NT 4.0. To do this you have to insert the Microsoft office 2002 or outlook 2002 cd into the cd ROM and then locate the \FILES\OSP\1033\IE5\EN folder that is in the cd ROM and then you have to run the IE5Setup.exe file. After running the file the error that you are getting when you start outlook will remove from your system.