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MS Outlook 2007 / Windows XP

by Isotank / December 12, 2010 9:10 PM PST

When trying to delete multiple messages I get the response "The messaging interface has returned an unknown error. If the problem persists, restart Outlook." When re-starting Outlook I am allowed to delete just a few messages ten the error message comes back up. Can anyone help please.

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Re: Outlook error
by Kees_B Forum moderator / December 13, 2010 1:00 AM PST

Has it ever worked on this machine. Or is it a new installation of Outlook 2007?
MS Exchange or .pst-file?


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Outlook error
by Isotank / December 13, 2010 3:44 AM PST
In reply to: Re: Outlook error

I have been running Outlook (bundled with MS Office Standard 2007) for a couple of years without any problems. The problem started about two months ago. I can delete a few messages (average 10)after I start up the program and after I send or receive emails, then I get the error message.

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Re: outlook error
by Kees_B Forum moderator / December 13, 2010 6:49 AM PST
In reply to: Outlook error

Assuming it's a .pst-based Outlook, not Exchange based, I'd compact the pst-file.


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