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MAPI Service Provider Samples

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This section contains code samples of three MAPI service providers:

  • Downloading the Outlook 2007 MAPI Samples

    This topic describes how to download the samples.

  • Sample Address Book

    This sample supports a single read-only container for display names and e-mail addresses, which are read from a flat binary file.

  • Sample Message Store

    This sample uses directories as folders and OLE 2.0 document files as messages. The sample supports all required features for a default message store.

  • Sample Transport Provider

    This sample uses files and directories to transmit and receive messages.

To run any of these samples on the Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP, or Windows Server 2003 operating systems, you must first set up the MAPI runtime system. For more information, see MAPI Programming Overview.

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