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Outlook Express & Explorer 5.01- illegal operation

Posted on 2000-03-26
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After loading Explorer 5.01 Outlook Express will not load citing an "Illegal Operation".  If I remove the WAB32.dll file from the Program Files - Common Files - System folder, Outlook will load , but I have no address book.  I'm stumped - anyone?
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Question by:AlB
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by:hewittg
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Al, Have you tried importing the address book after outlook will load?

in oulook
file
import
address book


Just a question.

Glenn
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by:jjcontact
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I can tell you the standard fix is to use the Inbox repair tool. But the one time I used it, my data was history. I'd try compressing the folders first.
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by:AlB
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I looked all over Microsoft's site (about 4 hours)for this answer, and couldn't find it.  Thank you PLansdowne.

Al
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by:PLansdowne
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You're most welcome!
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