Microsoft Outlook 2000 Will Not Open

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June 3, 2010 at 16:08:28
Specs: Windows XP
I am having difficulty with opening MS Outlook 2000. It keeps giving me an error message that it has encountered a problem and needs to shut down. I have tried doing a System Restore and that will work if I go back far enough. But once I do a Windows Update, the same thing happens again.

I only use Outlook 2000 for my calendar and address book needs. I use Outlook Express as my email program.

I am using Windows XP Professional SP3, if you require any further information, please let me know and I will try to retrieve it.

Can someone please help me fix this?

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June 3, 2010 at 17:33:33
What happens, if you reinstall Outlook 2000 over the existing one, after you're done all the updates?

The original poster should always write the last response !!!
Let us know, if the problem is solved !!!

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June 4, 2010 at 12:28:36
No need to double post. Check your original post for my reply.


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June 4, 2010 at 16:57:17
Paul, I did not know I was able to do so. Do I need to uninstall Outlook first and then reinstall it? Or do I just install it over the old one?

Jennifer, this is my first post/question. I just signed up last night. I was not sure if I had posted the comment in the correct forum, so I decided to repost it in this one. I apologize.

I do not know how to create a new profile. I can try reinstalling Outlook first, and then if it does not work, I will report back here and maybe you can give me instructions on how to create another profile.

I really hate bothering people. I try to find the answers out myself, but I have spent the last three days googling various computer forums and nothing works that has been suggested.

I will keep you both posted. Thank you so much for replying!

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June 4, 2010 at 20:02:02
I would simply install it over the existing version and give it a try.

If this doesn't work for you, you can try to uninstall and reinstall it and give that a try.

The original poster should always write the last response !!!
Let us know, if the problem is solved !!!

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June 6, 2010 at 16:33:48
Paul, I am trying to locate Disk One of my Office 2000. I have the CD cover here, but only with Disk Two. How wonderful.

But I found this thread that was posted awhile ago. Jennifer, since you had tried to help this gentleman, can you please explain what he means by:

"It appears that a Windows update had changed the permissions of the pst file (again)."

I have not been able to get into Outlook since I did my Microsoft update (which I do weekly). I tried to google how to change the permission on this, but whatever I try does not work.

What does it mean that Windows update changed the permission? And how do I fix this?

In the meantime, I am still trying to locate Disk One. What a dummy I am.

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June 6, 2010 at 16:34:15
Oops, I forgot to attach the thread that I found.

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