?
Solved

Unable to show reminders in Outlook 2003 running on terminal server

Posted on 2005-03-02
3
Medium Priority
?
1,190 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
I have a user running Outlook 2003 on our Windows 2003 terminal server.  When she starts Outlook, she recieves a message that says "Cannot Start the Reminder Service.  Unable to show reminders."  Everything else in Outlook seems to function normally.  Any idea what might cause this and how to fix it? I have searched EE and have only found one person with a similar issue, but that question was abandoned.

Thanks in advance!
0
Comment
Question by:heritagepress
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
kaur_dilpreet earned 2000 total points
ID: 13453376
Hi heritagepress,
> Cannot Start the Reminder Service.  Unable to show reminders.
Have you seen this? http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=830265
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q175517/
Also, you can try this. Go to Start->Run and type OUTLOOK.EXE /CLEANREMINDERS

Let me know if it works for you! ;o)
0
 

Author Comment

by:heritagepress
ID: 13477670
I have tried the /CLEANREMINDERS switch, but to no avail.  I will attempt to recreate the profile a little later this week on a slow day for the user.  Just didn't want you to think I'd forgotten your suggestions! :)
0
 

Author Comment

by:heritagepress
ID: 13496242
When attempting to recreate the user's profile, I realized that her e-mail was being delivered to a set of "personal folders" rather than to her mailbox.  Normally this is not a problem, but apparently something had gone awry.  Once I changed the delivery point and copied everything from her PST file to her mailbox, the errror disappeared.

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction!
0

Featured Post

Visualize your virtual and backup environments

Create well-organized and polished visualizations of your virtual and backup environments when planning VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V or Veeam deployments. It helps you to gain better visibility and valuable business insights.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article lists the top 5 free OST to PST Converter Tools. These tools save a lot of time for users when they want to convert OST to PST after their exchange server is no longer available or some other critical issue with exchange server or impor…
Changing a few Outlook Options can help keep you organized!
This Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial shows how to tell Microsoft Office that a word is NOT spelled correctly. Microsoft Office has a built-in, main dictionary that is shared by Office apps, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. When …
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…
Suggested Courses

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question