OLEXP: Error Message When Choosing to Work Offline

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When you start Outlook Express and choose to work offline in the Connection dialog box, you may receive the following error message:
An error occurred while establishing the Dial-Up Network connection


Even though you may receive this error message (and possibly additional error messages indicating that you cannot send or receive e-mail), you can ignore the error message(s) and continue to use Outlook Express in Offline mode.


This behavior is by design.


Article ID: 233079 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 3.1
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 5.0
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 5.0
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