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Important This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
The Workgroup Messaging feature is a feature that was available in earlier versions of Microsoft Project. This feature is also available in Microsoft Office Project 2003. However, it is not automatically turned on after you install Microsoft Office Project 2003. This article describes how to turn on the Workgroup Messaging feature in Project 2003.
Note The Workgroup Mail feature is an unsupported feature of Project 2003 and is not planned for future versions of Microsoft Project.
If you used the Workgroup Mail feature in earlier versions of Project, and you plan on using it in Project 2003, it can be re-enabled as an interim solution while you plan your move to an alternative method of collaboration for future versions of Project. Note that Microsoft plans to discontinue the Workgroup Mail feature in all future versions of Project, and earlier versions of the Workgroup Mail feature will not be supported. Additionally, no technical support will be available for the Workgroup Mail feature if you experience any issues after you re-enable it for use with Project.
You can download the Project 2003 Workgroup Message Handler from the Microsoft Download Center. To do so, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=6382c615-1090-452c-8eba-4025b8976c18&displaylang=enAfter you download the Workgroup Message Handler files, you can do one of the following:
Warning If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.