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send email from excel 2010 not working

Posted on 2014-12-10
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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.
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by:biaselectronics
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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
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by:lisa wayne
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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.
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I had to turn off UAC and it worked! lol..
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by:biaselectronics
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Wow - worth noting...
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by:Cobra25
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Resolved on own..
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