Outlook "zomby" reminders

In my Outlook i have some "zomby" reminders (to some yearly recurring appointments
that I can neither dismiss or open. If I try to dismiss, I get: "Cannot turn off the reminder. You may be reminded again. You must specify a valid date and/or time."

If I try to Open Item, I get "Cannot open the item for this reminder. You must specify a valid date and/or time. Check your entries in this dialog box to verify they represent a valid date and time."

The "zomby" item is not visible when I look at "All Appointments" as my Outlook view, so I cannot delete it either.
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metrotypeAuthor Commented:
That didn't help. (Thanks anyway.) What helped was creating a new pst file and copy the contents of the old one to the new one and then pointing Outlook to the new one. The good entries made it to the new file, but the "zombies" didn't. (If somebody has this issue with .ost for Exchange, there is a procedure in MS help on how to get it done. In this case the new ost will be re-populated from the Exchange server.)
Anyway, the case is closed.
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Alan HardistyCo-OwnerCommented:
Close down Outlook and then do the following please:

Start> Run> {type} outlook /cleanreminders {press enter}

Any better?
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regards...
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metrotypeAuthor Commented:
"Zomby " entries in Outlook pst/ost data files are a consequence of poorly written sync programs for Outloock and external apps or web sites or devices. The solution idea i to create a new data file and re-populate it. Those crazy entries eill not make it to the new pst/ost file. I figured it out after submitting a request, unfortunately...
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