outlook express

Posted on 2000-05-01
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
why do I get a box saying illegal opperation when I go to my in box?
Question by:grannyelaine
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ID: 2767497
What is the exact error say.

You may want to try
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.


Accepted Solution

m_santo earned 50 total points
ID: 2768130
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.

Author Comment

ID: 2769167
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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