Entourage duplicate Calendar's after syhc with Blackberry

Posted on 2009-05-03
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Hi All,

  I have an email account configured with entourage, I have installed blackberry for mac to syhc ny calendars between entourage 2008 and blackberry, now when I open my entourage it says some "Daemon fatal error " and duplicae entries in my calender, how to repair entourage and remove the duplicate calendars.

Question by:ITMaster1979
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Gary Cutri earned 192 total points
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Make sure you have enough hard disk space available for twice the size of your database. As part of the rebuilding process, Entourage creates a second database file.

1. On the Entourage menu, click Turn Off Office Reminders.
2. Quit Messenger and all Microsoft Office applications, including

Hold down the Option key and re-launch the application. In a few seconds, you¹ll be greeted with the database utility. You can verify and, if necessary, rebuild the Entourage database by using the Microsoft Database Utility.

During the rebuild process, the old files are renamed in case for some reason the rebuild was not successful. After you¹ve rebuilt your database and checked the application¹s performance, you can delete the old version from your hard drive. Do NOT throw away these files unless you are satisfied
with the rebuild:

Old files are named:

Main [Backed up date and time will be shown] e.g. Main [Backed up 1.21.2007


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jdera earned 64 total points
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what will happen if I remove entourage itseld to trash and install it again, do I loose anything?

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by:Gary Cutri
Gary Cutri earned 192 total points
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If you backup the email data file you wont lose anything but the corruption is normally within the data file.  If you want to start fresh that would be the best option.

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Ok Thanks, but could you tell me how to backup my mails and contacts, I belive its on my server ( Exchage) saved, right?
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by:Gary Cutri
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If you have Exchange all data should be stored on the server.  To quickly check logon as the user via OWA and see if everything looks OK (this is just in case Entourage was removing email etc from the server).

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