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'Find' feature in Outlook not working

Posted on 2004-03-22
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When i invoke the 'Find' command in Outlook, instead of returning desired results, it just hangs. I've tried running 'Detect and Repair', removed Hotbar, and uninstalling and reinstalling Office XP. Any suggestions?

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Question by:Farrod
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by:bruintje
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it could be a corrupt pst file

run scanpst.exe to try a repair of your pst file
http://www.slipstick.com/problems/scanpst.htm
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Karen Falandays earned 250 total points
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Hi what's hotbar? Is it an add-on?
I think if you have updated to SP3 of Outlook, that there may be a hotfix for this one. Check your SP and I'll check the hotfix list!
Karen
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by:Farrod
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SP2 is what's installed.
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by:Karen Falandays
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Hi Farrod, can you get SP3? This appears to be one of the items that SP3 addresses
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by:Farrod
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K,
I have Outlook 2002, SP2 installed, and don't see SP3 on Microsoft's website.
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by:Karen Falandays
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http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=307841

Hi Farrod, try this link from Microsoft kb
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