The version of Outlook Express that comes with Windows is a great full featured email and newsgroup reader application. It also allows you to setup more than one user, enabling you to keep your messages, separate from other people. You can also setup a password to restrict access, but with this there is a serious flaw. If you neglect to select the command “Exit and Log Off Identity”, when the next person opens Outlook they will be logged in as you.
SecureOutlook gets around this problem, by launching Outlook for you. When it opens Outlook the default login is ignored and also when Outlook closes, the default login is ignored. Thus whenever you enter Outlook Express via SecureOutlook you are greeted with the familiar Login Screen.
SecureOutlook has one parameter and this is the path to OutLook Express. If this parameter is omitted, the path “C:\Program Files\OutLook Express” is assumed. Whenever specifying a path on the command line, please remember to surround the path with double quotes (“) if the path has spaces, otherwise SecureOutLook will set the path up to the first space.
SecureOutLook is available to you at no cost. Please feel free to pass it on to anyone you think might benefit from it. If you have any comments or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact us.