When I try to get Outlook to start on a laptop with a dial up connection, it just sits there.  When I ctl alt del to see whats running or not, it shows mapisp32 not responding and outlook not responding.  What can I do to fix it?
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the MAPI file may corrupt or is being called by previous e-mail program. Is the mapisp32 the .dll file? I would suggest removing Outlook (control panel, add/remove programs) and re-install Outlook from scratch. This has solved most of our mapi errors.


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Have you tried 'fixmapi' from DOS prompt yet?
If this behavior is occuring in Windows 98 Second Edition it is because you are installing  the windows messaging in a "clean" installation of Windows 98 SE. You will need to use Wms.exe version of the mapi32.dll file from Windows 98 CD. For more info, see

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