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Cannot turn off a reminder in Outlook

Posted on 2009-04-07
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Hi

We are running Outlook 2007 with Exchange 2003.

A user keeps getting this message:

"Cannot turn off reminder. You maybe reminded again. Out of memory of system resources. Close some programs and try again"

We have run /cleanreminders and also tried logging onto his Outlook on a different machine, still get the error.

Any idea?
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by:Delphineous Silverwing
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Try turning off Cache Mode, then run the /cleanreminders switch again.
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by:Delphineous Silverwing
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You can also try using the Inbox Repair Tool - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/287497
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by:tbsgadi
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Have a look at the following:

http://forums.techguy.org/t275215.html
Gary
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by:Delphineous Silverwing
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Come to think of it .... I have run into this issue before with an Anti-Virus add-in malfunctioning.  I had to uninstall the anti-virus and then use the /cleanreminders switch a couple times before the reminder was correctly repaired.  Then I was able to reinstall my AV.
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by:Veerappan Sundaram
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Download MFCMAPI tool from http://support.microsoft.com/?ID=291794

1. Run MFCMAPI on the desktop

2. Go to Session->Logon and Display Store Table

3. Select your profile

4. Right click Mailbox and choose Open Store

5. Expand Root Container

6. Right click Reminders and select Open Contents Table

7. New Window Launches with Title Reminders

8. Select all the reminder items listed there, Right click and select Delete Message

9. Close MFCMAPI
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by:Veerappan Sundaram
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Since you are getting "Out of memory of system resources" there seems to be memory leak from a program.
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If you have OWA you can switch it off from there
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