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URGENT!:  SBS exchnage Mapi errors with Outlook 2003

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I just installed exchange on SBS 2003 and then Outlook 2003 on top.  I kind of did not pay attention to the "don't install because of MAPI error" message that came up becasue I needed to run Small Business contact manager and share that from the server.  

So now for some reason, I can't uninstall Outlook from the exchange server.

And, none of the client workstations can sync with exchange.  Event viewer says:

(see next post)

I dn't need to use outlook on that server if it is going to make those errors.  How can I fix this so that Exchange works properly again?

Your help appreciated.
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by:colin911
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The MAPI call 'OpenMsgStore' failed with the following error:
The attempt to log on to the Microsoft Exchange Server computer has failed.
The MAPI provider failed.
Microsoft Exchange Server Information Store
ID no: 8004011d-0512-00000000
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by:colin911
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After that I get the following errors:

LDAP Bind was unsuccessful on directory main.ALG.local for distinguished name ''. Directory returned error:[0x51] Server Down.  DC=ALG,DC=local


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Process INETINFO.EXE (PID=1952). All the DS Servers in domain are not responding.

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LDAP Bind was unsuccessful on directory main.ALG.local for distinguished name ''. Directory returned error:[0x51] Server Down.  DC=ALG,DC=local

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The Win32 API call 'DsGetDCNameW' returned error code [0x862] The specified component could not be found in the configuration information.  The service could not be initialized.  Make sure that the operating system was installed properly.

I have a feeling they are all related.
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What happens when you try to remove Outlook? That is the first thing I would be looking to do.
Once Outlook is out, you may then get away with reinstalling Exchange on top of the existing install and the MAPI calls are put back.

Simon.
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ok, I uninstalled outlook, and reinstalled Exchnage and that seems to get the error.  
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