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Outlook 2000 Cannot fetch new headers

Posted on 2004-07-30
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I am trying to use Outlook 2000 to retrieve my e-mail from school.  The school uses IMAP instead of POP.

When I go to the site and retrieve my e-mails, I have no problem.  However, when I use Outlook 2000, I get the following message.

“Cannot fetch new headers in the inbox for  The inbox for this account could not be opened.  The IMAP server may not contain your Inbox or the local cache may be out of date.”

I would appreciate any workable solution.
Question by:perezm
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Expert Comment

ID: 11678499
Try these

a) Go to outlook's help menu and do a "Detect and repair". Check if that would help solve this issue

b) If not , then delete that email account and create it again. Before creating , check with your school IS dept,
if the incoming imap server that you are giving is correct. Increase the timeouts and see if that would help

c) Check with other friends if their outlook can get the emails. I am not sure if you were previously able to retrieve email in outlook or this is the first time you are trying.

Post back if the above would help


Author Comment

ID: 11679355
a) Went to help menu, "detect and repair" didn't help solve this issue.

b) Deleted e-mail account and created it again. Incoming imap server is correct. Increased the timeouts and didn't help.  Got the same error message.

c) Checked with friends and their outlook can get the e-mails. This is the first time I am trying.

Went to the internet and found where it said that I needed a new dll.  Do you know if this is true??  
However, I couldn't find a file that I could download.
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Expert Comment

ID: 11679380
> where it said that I needed a new dll.

What is the DLL name ? That might solve the issue

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Accepted Solution

sunray_2003 earned 200 total points
ID: 11681162
Try d/l it from here

if you have a browser that has a pop-up blocker , disable the pop-up blocker as the above page might give a pop-up when you attempt to download
after downloading it , register the DLL and restart outlook to see if that would help

To register : Start --> run --> Regsvr32 pstprx32.dll


Author Comment

ID: 11682343
Disabled the pop-up blocker.  When I tried to download, got the following error.

<br />
<b>Warning</b>:  filesize(): Stat failed for /home/httpd/vhosts/ (errno=2 - No such file or directory) in <b>/home/httpd/vhosts/</b> on line <b>69</b><br />
<br />
<b>Warning</b>:  Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/httpd/vhosts/ in <b>/home/httpd/vhosts/</b> on line <b>69</b><br />
<br />
<b>Warning</b>:  Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/httpd/vhosts/ in <b>/home/httpd/vhosts/</b> on line <b>70</b><br />
<br />
<b>Warning</b>:  readfile(/home/httpd/vhosts/ failed to open stream: No such file or directory in <b>/home/httpd/vhosts/</b> on line <b>71</b><br />.

I have tried a few time, but always the same problem.

Author Comment

ID: 11999226
I have no problems with that.  I believe it is fair.


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