Outlook reminders

  Jackcoms 11:18 06 Jan 2005
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In my Outlook calendar, I deleted a calendar event whilst the reminder for that event was open.

Now, every so often a reminder for that same event pops up, even though the event has been deleted.

If I dismiss the reminder a dialogue box says, “Cannot find the event, you may be reminded again”.

How do I stop this reminder popping up for an event that I’ve already deleted?

  ACOLYTE 11:22 06 Jan 2005

Put the event back and delete reminder first?
dont know if it will work though.

  Modo 11:25 06 Jan 2005

It isn't by any chance lurking in Tasks?

  Jackcoms 11:28 06 Jan 2005

ACOLYTE

I tried that without success! I also tried System Restore without success.

I'm thinking of using my week-old back-up and restoring only my Outlook items. Will that work do you think?

  djwheeler 11:28 06 Jan 2005

Could try running Outlook with the /cleanreminders switch

  Jackcoms 11:39 06 Jan 2005

djwheeler

cleanreminders?

How do I do that, please?

  djwheeler 11:51 06 Jan 2005

Click on Start, Run and type in Outlook /cleanreminders. It is supposed to clean out reminders.

  Jackcoms 12:23 06 Jan 2005

djwheeler

Great. That seems to have solved it!

I assume that it has only cleaned out reminders for past and/or deleted events and that any reminders for future events are still intact?

  djwheeler 12:35 06 Jan 2005

They should be but it might be worth checking.

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