Lotus Notes 8.0.2 error message when Notes is initailly launched

Posted on 2009-12-17
Last Modified: 2013-12-18
I have a Windows XP user on a IBM T42 laptop who is trying to launch local install of Lotes Notes 8.0.2, and she's receiving the following error message: Error: Unable to initialise the VSE Engin.  User has rebooted twice.  No problems were reported before today.  No Notes processes were locked up prior to starting.  User did say something about she was not able to open Notes while on the VPN yesterday.
Question by:Flostate17

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    Found my answer:

    How to Fix Lotus Notes Error: Unable to Initialize VSE Engine

    1. In order to fix this issue, we need to recreate the Notes.ini file.
    First make sure you create a backup of this file, usually located on C:\Notes (Windows OS)

    2. Now that you have backed up the INI file, open thew original and delete everything after the line "DST=1." Save the newly-modified file.

    3.  Now, launch Lotus Notes and you will be automatically asked to reconfigure it. Follow the default options, such as browsing for a possible "ID file" (located in C:\Notes\Data, by default).

    **** Please note that depending on your environment (such as an organization or in your home), the setup questions and prompts may vary. Consult your administrator*****

    Hope this helps the next person
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    by:Sjef Bosman
    You should have mentioned your source:

    Here's better info, because to reinstall Notes entirely seems rather a crude solution:

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