Solved

send email from excel 2010 not working

Posted on 2014-12-10
5
80 Views
Last Modified: 2014-12-21
hey guys,

when i try to send an email from excel 2010 as an attachment, i get an error message about my "ost is in use and cannot be accessed. close any application that is using the file, and then try again. you might need to restart your computer"

This is a win7 pro x64 machine.
0
Comment
Question by:Cobra25
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:biaselectronics
ID: 40492953
Likely to be your virus scanner or perhaps another add-in
Start outlook in safe mode (start, run, 'outlook.exe /safe')
Then disable add-ins until you find the culprit.
If virus scanning you can exclude the OST file...
Have a look here:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Office_Productivity/Groupware/Outlook/Q_28448240.html
0
 

Expert Comment

by:lisa wayne
ID: 40493151
If It is creating problem then you should go for some softwares which will provide you e-mail support. There are many softwares available  which will help you out such as Ninjatueup software.
0
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
Cobra25 earned 0 total points
ID: 40503915
I had to turn off UAC and it worked! lol..
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:biaselectronics
ID: 40503921
Wow - worth noting...
0
 
LVL 4

Author Closing Comment

by:Cobra25
ID: 40511448
Resolved on own..
0

Featured Post

Master Your Team's Linux and Cloud Stack!

The average business loses $13.5M per year to ineffective training (per 1,000 employees). Keep ahead of the competition and combine in-person quality with online cost and flexibility by training with Linux Academy.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
.Range Set 25 76
Rename multiple files in folder from list in table/excel. 4 36
Need to put a web footnote into a text book 7 22
VLOOKUP 6 17
Microsoft Office Picture Manager was included in Office 2003, 2007, and 2010, but not in Office 2013. Users had hopes that it would be in Office 2016/Office 365, but it is not. Fortunately, the same zero-cost technique that works to install it with …
No matter the version of Windows you are using, you may have some problems with Windows Search running too slow or possibly not running at all. Before jumping into how you can solve this issue, just know there are many other viable alternative deskt…
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate in Google Sheets how to use the HYPERLINK function to create live links inside your spreadsheet.
Polish reports in Access so they look terrific. Take yourself to another level. Equations, Back Color, Alternate Back Color. Write easy VBA Code. Tighten space to use less pages. Launch report from a menu, considering criteria only when it is filled…

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question