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Microsoft Outlook Error: ErrMsg in Msspc.ecf

Posted on 2006-11-30
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Last Modified: 2013-11-18
Could not start Outlook due to syntax error in Msspc.ecf :  I removed file in add-ins and replaced with file from Disk, did not fix, reloaded Office, didnot fix.  Removed Schedule+ from loading, didnot fix.  Any ideas?
Question by:ycguy1117
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Did you try to rename the Extend.dat file?
C:\Documents and Settings\<profile>\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook

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Reloading Outlook doesn't fix many problems.
Have you recreated the Outlook profile? If not, try that. If that doesn't work, then try a new Windows profile.

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Hi ycguy1117,

One more thing to try:
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\Outlook.exe"/cleanschedplus

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Did unchecking the options for Compatibility as discussed in http:/Q_22111686.html#a18248330 also resolve this issue?

If so, I'd like to close this question and refund your points (Expert-Exchange allows a maximum of 500 points per question).

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byundt earned 0 total points
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This is what fixed the issue for both problems according to ycguy1117:

"Browse to the Microsoft Office 2003 installation folder (typically
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11) and right-click the actual
Outlook executable (OUTLOOK.exe). Select "Properties" and then click
the "Compatibility" tab. Make sure everything is unchecked and the
application is running normally."

I am refunding the points (500), because this is really the same question as http:/Q_22111686.html

byundt--Page Editor Microsoft Office TA

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