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MAPI fails as Scheduled Task

Posted on 2003-11-26
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I have a very small email application that sends email using MAPI (Outlook Express)
It works ok interactively. The mail gets sent without any problem.

When I try to run it as a Scheduled Task I get the following error
"Unspecified Failure has occurred"
the error occurs at the 1st statement "MAPISession1.SignOn"

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Hi jlukins,
What are you running as a scheduled task?
The resulting executable of a Visual Basic 6 program?

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hi,
i has a similar kind of problem, my porblem was cause due the profile.
The "wrong" user profile loaded in the scheduled task.
you might want to add a username/password to your task, and that might do the trick.

hope it helps
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