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Outlook 2007 RSS error

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please advise, I have already tried the work around. I have also tried to go to the site. it looks like firewall is not the issue. any additional help would be appreciated.
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by:volcer35
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service pack installed?
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by:JPMCNYC
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SP2..
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http://community.spiceworks.com/topic/32784 I even looked at this link trying to see what else it can be service pack 2. problem here i can't delete any of the items, but i need to save everything and then allow connection through RSS feed. please keep me posted.
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by:volcer35
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i think razi has a great link to a idea to try
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by:sunnyc7
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did you try

outlook /cleanprofile
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by:JPMCNYC
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we rebuilt the profile.
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by:Razi_Ahmed
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If the solution I provided earlier didnt worked for you,could you also try the workaround mentioned in below article
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/917125

Also see the below discussion
http://weblogs.asp.net/pleloup/archive/2006/11/21/rss-in-outlook-2007-suck-big-time.aspx
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by:sunnyc7
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a) You need to Add the Feed to IE first.
on IE 8 - you turn on web-slices gallery (attached screenshot)
Then browse to the feed
www.wordnik.com/word-of-the-day/feed

There is a yellow bar which states - subscribe to this feed.
Click that and add it to IE

IE7 guide here and help on the error message
"outlook cannot download the rss content from because of a problem connecting to the server"
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/917125

IE8
http://www.tech-recipes.com/rx/2820/ie8_how_to_add_feeds_webslices_to_favorites_bar/

After you set this up, then you use the RSS feed's in Outlook.

Apparently RSS feeds in outlook was configured to pull Feeds from Sharepoint portals.
I am setup right now with Outlook 2003, cant test the outlook end of it.
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by:JPMCNYC
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Plus i had to backup old obi file renamed to old then also proxy server was enabled on internet explorer when they didn't have proxy server on site
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