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Operation Failed
Starting two days ago, users started complaining that their SEND items failed to show in SENT folder. One complained that she gets "The operation failed" a lot in her OUTLOOK so she closes and re-opens Outlook several times a day.
I ignored it for a day and then it started happening to me too. Sometimes INBOX failed to show all the items. When I tried to move the mail item to a folder, it fails too.
So it is consistent with what has been happening to other users on the same network.
Where should I begin to troubleshoot this type of problem?

Thanks.
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Simon Butler (Sembee) earned 500 total points
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Did you install Exchange 2010 Sp3 rollup 8 earlier this week?

If so, remove it and reboot the server, it was bad. Microsoft have re-released it, and it will go back out on Windows Update next week.

Simon.
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by:sglee
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Exchange Updates@Simon,
 
 Yes I see the Roolup 8 for Exch 2010 SP3.
Should I un-install it?
How can I prevent it from being "automatically" installed again?
Surely I did not apply this update by myself.
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by:tshearon
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Yes uninstall it as suggested. Check your windows update settings and turn off the automatic updates.
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The update has been removed by Microsoft, so it will not be reinstalled.
The rollup has been replaced, so you will get rollup 8 again, but it is the fixed version.

Simon.
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Just to be on the safe side, let me get a good backup and remove the roll-up later.
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