Outlook 2003 safe mode only? - net commands broken?
Posted on 2007-11-14
Problem: I have a machine which I probably cannot format and reload (because of the intense customizations involved), but Outlook 2003 (not sure which SP level) will only start in safe mode. Also, the net command is not working, nor is ipconfig, both returning errors about "bad command or filename" on Windows XP SP2 with all updates.
Troubleshooting: I have not yet tried to disable certain plug-ins (we have a unified messaging plugin called ActiveVoice AKA TelLANphony, AKA ViewApps, AKA ViewMail and ViewFax). Many other computers have the same setup in the office, but this one refuses to launch Outlook properly.
Question: How do I fix Outlook? Should I try some outlook.exe /commandlineswitchhere?