Outlook won't work

  sambucameister 23:02 14 Dec 2006
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Hi All,
I used to use OE for e-mails, with Outlook for contacts and schedules etc (don't know why really). Then my PC crashed and was scrubbed clean. when I re-loaded everything (Office 2000 pro) OE works fine but Outlook wont open. I get the following - Unable to open default e-mail folders. Outlook could not start because a location to send and receive e-mail could not be found. To add a location, such as a personal folder file, double click the mail icon in windows control panel.
When I click OK, I get a box with - Would you like to open your default file system folder instead?
Click Yes, then get - Outlook is not currently your default manager for calender and contacts. Would you like to register Outlook as the default manager.
Click yes, then nothing happens.

Any thoughts out there?
I could really do with Outlook back if possible.

  brundle 00:23 15 Dec 2006
  sambucameister 13:18 15 Dec 2006

Hi Brundle - thanks for the link ( the top one won't open for some reason).
I think the problem is that I have a corporate version of Outlook loaded and I can't personalise it. Its far too complicated for me but thanks anyway.

  terryf 17:18 15 Dec 2006

Have you considered using Open Office which is free and will do practically everything that the msoft Office will do click here

  wee eddie 17:59 15 Dec 2006

Unfortunately, alternatives to "Outlook" are few and far between. Open Office does not have one.

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