MAPIInitialize() call failed on Windows 2000

I am trying to use extended MAPI on a client without Exchange Server Provider, or even Outlook client.
When I call MAPInitialize(), it returns E_FAIL. I am not calling it from DllMain thread, but from a different thread.

I begin to wonder if it's possible to do it without Exchange or Outlook.

Thanks very much for your help,

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>>I begin to wonder if it's possible to do it without Exchange or Outlook

No, since the necessary libraries are not installed.
sdaiAuthor Commented:

If I install Outlook, can it work?
>>If I install Outlook, can it work?

Sure. There are actually a number of MS apps that install MAPI, like Word, Access and others.
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sdaiAuthor Commented:
Thanks again.

I actually installed Platform SDK. Does this help? Maybe I didn't register certain libs.
>>I actually installed Platform SDK. Does this help?

No, it does not install the necessary binaries, it just comes with the .lib and .h files.

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sdaiAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much for your prompt help,

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