"Cannot Load Information Store"

For some reason I am the only one on our networking experencing problems when loading Outlook 2000.  We currently are running Exchange 5.5.  Every time I go to load Outlook 2k it gives me "retry/work offline".  Sometimes after hitting retry a couple times it finally loads my email's and is awfully slow then normal.  I did a repair/reinstallation of Office 2000 and still the same problem is arising.. Has anyone ever had this problem before?  Any help would be greatly appreciated..

Thanks in advance..
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slang9Connect With a Mentor Commented:
We experienced this on our small network. we solved it by putting data into the C:\Windows\hosts file on the IP address and name of the exchange server. The system will look there first insted of looking to your DNS server for the location of the Exchange server. ON NT the file is C:\winnt\system32\drivers\etc\lmhosts
Could be one of a couple of problems:

- If you're using TCP/IP take a look at these MS KB articles:

You can also get these articles by sending an E-mail with a subject of "Q152234 Q155048" (without the quotes) to mshelp@microsoft.com.

- You could have an RPC binding order problem. Take a look at this registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Exchange\Exchange Provider\RPC_Binding_Order

Move the token that represents the protocol that you're using to the front
of the pile. Occasionally I've found that the protocol that gets used isn't
always the one you think, so if it doesn't work right the first time try
reordering the protocols again.

However, many problems with slow client startup can be attributed to incorrectly configured TCP/IP stacks. Check the clients domain name. Is it the same as the servers? Is it the correct domain name? If it's incorrect, fix it. If it's correct but different to the server's, add the server's domain name to the "Domain Name Suffix Search Order." If all else fails, try adding a HOSTS file to the client.
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