Solved

Outlook Express (msinm process) uses all CPU when email item is selected

Posted on 2006-06-13
3
315 Views
Last Modified: 2007-12-19
Using Outlook Express, when I try to open an email item the process msinm uses close to 100% CPU & I have to terminate the process & restart Outlook Express. Any suggestions?
0
Comment
Question by:paulcronin
3 Comments
 
LVL 97

Accepted Solution

by:
war1 earned 125 total points
ID: 16895198
Greetings, paulcronin !

1. A recent Outlook Express update, KB 911567, can cause the problem.  The only fix now is to uninstall it from Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel and disable Windows Autoupdate.

2. Register an important Outlook file. Go to Start > Run and type regsvr32 OLE32.DLL

3. Create a new Outlook Express identity.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/209169

4. Repair or Reinstall Outlook Express.
http://www.theeldergeek.com/repair_reinstall_ie_and_oe_6.htm
OR
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;318378

Best wishes!
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:AndreDekolta
ID: 16895205
0
 

Author Comment

by:paulcronin
ID: 16896627
Luckily I got away without having to do all the work suggested above by deleting the mail item that was causing the hang & all seems OK know but will keep these suggestions in case. Accepting war1 as it was the first response. Thanks.
0

Featured Post

Enabling OSINT in Activity Based Intelligence

Activity based intelligence (ABI) requires access to all available sources of data. Recorded Future allows analysts to observe structured data on the open, deep, and dark web.

Join & Write a Comment

Not sure what the best email signature size is? Are you worried about email signature image size? Follow this best practice guide.
Follow this checklist to learn more about the 15 things you should never include in an email signature from personal quotes, animated gifs and out-of-date marketing content.
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…

744 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

13 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now