Error message with Microsoft Office Outlook. Help

Posted on 2011-10-11
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
Computer was rebooted after slow attempt to open email.  When fully rebooted, this is the error message I rec'd:

cannot start microsoft office outlook. unable to open the outlook window. the set of folders could not be opened.  The server is not available.
Question by:AggieTech
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    by:Brian Gee
    Are other network connections working (mapped drives, intranet, Internet)?

    As a rudimentary troubleshooting measure, perform a repair of the Office 2003 installation.  
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    Check the profile settings and remove any links to PST files.

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    was not the answer but led me to it

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