Outlook Outlook/Express updates?
Not Outlook or Outlook Express, but you definitely still need to worry about Internet
Explorer, which in turn will update your Outlook Express.
Even if you don’t use Internet Explorer as your browser.
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The “guts” of Internet Explorer are still used by many other applications
that may provide web browsing or other forms of web access. Even if you don’t
use Internet Explorer as your browser, portions of it may still be used without
your realizing it. As a result, it’s still fairly important to keep those
portions up to date.
There’s also the fact that you will still need Internet Explorer
occasionally yourself. Specifically, Windows Update only works with Internet
Explorer, and that’s a site you should be visiting regularly. There may be
other sites that require Internet Explorer as well.
As for Outlook Express … well, as you keep Internet Explorer up to date,
you’ll be keeping Outlook Express up to date at the same time. It won’t matter
to you, since you don’t use it, but it’ll happen nonetheless.
And Outlook is a different story completely. A part of Microsoft Office,
it’s unrelated to any of this.