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why do I get a box saying illegal opperation when I go to my in box?
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Question by:grannyelaine
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by:hewittg
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Granny,
What is the exact error say.

You may want to try
start
settings
control panel
add/remove programs
open internet explorer
run the repair option.

This is if you are using ie5.

Please provide more info so we can help.

Glenn
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m_santo earned 50 total points
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I have a feeling it's one of the items addressed in these Microsoft articles.

Your mail files (*.dbx) may be either set to read-only, be missing, or corrupt.  I had the same problem myself, once.

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q233/2/64.ASP

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q238/6/56.ASP?LN=EN-US&SD=gn&FR=0
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by:grannyelaine
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for some reason I haven't had this problem sinse I ask for help. I wrote down your suggestion just in case it happens again.  thank you


                      Elaine Hudkins
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