After a long process of cleaning up after a virus, my Outlook
Express icon is missing from my desktop. All the other icons are there. Would
running System Recovery Console again restore the OE icon? If not, what could I
do to restore this icon?
Off the top of my head, I can come up with at least three approaches to
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One, simply right click on the desktop, Select New, Shortcut, and then
browse to locate Outlook Express’s .exe file. THAT’s not obvious, but it’s
msimn.exe (form Microsoft Internet Mail and News – Outlook
Express’s old name), and is most likely in C:\program files\outlook
Another approach is to run System File Checker, which may well restore
Yet another approach would be to reinstall/repair Internet Explorer, of
which Outlook Express is a part of it.
My approach would be the fist recreating the link manually.