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Having problems with my pc

Everytime i open my outlook or any other program it does open but gets closed automatically

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MAPI error message when import or export messages in Outlook Express

·You import mail from Outlook into Outlook Express, but you removed Outlook from your computer before you tried to import the mail into Outlook Express.
·You configure Outlook Express to be the default Simple Messaging application programming interface (MAPI) client.
·You import or export mail from Outlook Express, and you do not have Outlook installed on your computer.
To resolve this issue, try one of the following methods, as appropriate for your situation.

Method 1: If you want to use a special program you can use Outlook Express Fix Toolbox

Method 2: Change your MAPI Settings

Configure Outlook Express to not be the default Simple MAPI client before you import the mail items. To do this, follow these steps:
1.Restart your computer, and then start Outlook Express.
2.On theToolsmenu, clickOptions.
3.On theConnectiontab, clickChangeto open theInternet Propertiesdialog box.
4.On theProgramstab, click an e-mail application other than Outlook Express in theE-maillist. ClickApply, and then clickOK.
5.ClickOKagain to close theOptionsdialog box.
6.Exit Outlook Express, and then restart Outlook Express.

You can now import or export messages.

May 31, 2016 | ErrorExpert

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How can i print from iphone ?

Download the program ActivePrint 4.7 and then follow the instructions on how to set it up.

You can't actually print from your Apple iPhone with this program, but it allows you to select whatever documents you wish to print through a host computer and then print them from your own.

Purchase a program called "Automatic Print Emailer" from its official Website.

This program automatically prints all the email from whatever web based or pop accessible email account you use.

Set up on your Apple iPhone to use this program, and then enable "POP" from your email settings.

After you've done that, set up the program to check and print your email messages and attachments automatically.

Buy PrintPocketCE from its official website.

This program prints documents, spreadsheets, and email from your Apple iPhone or any PDA. You need to have a printer which is compatible with this program.

There is a list on the website so that you can find out if your printer is compatible before you purchase this program.

Download the trial version of Print Tools for Outlook, which is a program that automatically prints incoming and outgoing messages (even those with attachments) from your Apple iPhone if you use Microsoft Outlook to send and receive email.

Hope this helps.

Nov 16, 2012 | Apple MD379LL iPhone 4S 32GB Sprint Mobile...

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I keep getting the message The data file 'personal folders' was not closed properly when I open Outlook, how can I prevent this from happening?


The underlying reason why Outlook displays this "data file" check is very simple. There is a single flag in the header of the data file that is a Boolean value (True or False). While you use Outlook the value of this flag is constantly changing as the data file is updated. When the update begins the value is changed to False and then when the update completes the value is changed back to True (implying the update is finished and successful).

So, the key to the problem is the shut down process because once the Outlook.exe process is exited this flag value cannot be changed. If the Outlook.exe process was terminated prematurely or a 3rd party add-in did not properly set the flag value to True then the flag value can be left at False. If you start Outlook with a data file where the value of the flag is False you are guaranteed to see the "data file" check. If the value of the flag is True then you will not see the "data file" check.

Right now, there are a few known common causes for this issue:

- Shutting down Windows before the Outlook.exe process has exited

- 3rd party add-ins improperly "closing" the data file

- Outlook crashing

- Non-Outlook process accessing the data file

Regarding the post advised by Rod, I would like to explain more detailed:


When you shut down Outlook, the Outlook window goes away, but the Outlook.exe process can continue to run for some time. That's why you can see Outlook.exe sitting in Task Manager for a few minutes after closing the Outlook window. If you shut down Windows while the Outlook.exe process is still running Windows will not wait for the Outlook.exe process to exit. So, you increase the likelihood of encountering the "data file check" issue the next time you start Outlook (because the Outlook.exe process was not able to "close" your data file(s) completely before Windows was shut down).

On the other hand, if you leave Outlook running when you shut down Windows the Outlook.exe process will continue to run and exit on its own. When Windows is shut down, it sends messages to all visible window frames telling them to quit, and will wait for those programs to quit before shutting down. Not until all processes with open windows have exited will Windows finally shut down. This is somewhat counter-intuitive to most people as traditional training has always advised manually closing applications before shutting down Windows.


Mar 10, 2011 | Microsoft Operating Systems

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Outlook 2007 not starting. Error message says corrupted file. Run Scnpst.exe.

As an old Outlook user (for over a decade). I ever met similar error with my Outlook PST files before and got it solved with this Outlook PST repair software, the software extracts & restores those inaccessible Outlook items in a new .pst file and enables complete Outlook data recovery. If you want to take the most effective way, then try that program. Hope it helps too with your case.

Apr 12, 2010 | Operating Systems

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My outlook and programs seem to freeze as soon as they are opened, or they are extremely slow.I have Windows XP and use a lot of Adobe products such as Photoshop and Illustrator as well as InDesign.

Delete all temp files (c:\windows\temp\*.tmp, or on XP C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Temp)
Delete temporary internet files (c:\windows\temporary internet files\*.*, or on XP C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files) If you use I.E., click on Tools, Internet Options, Delete Files, select "delete all off-line content", click OK
Click on Start, Programs, Accessories, Systems Tools, Disk Cleanup
turn off programs that start automatically in msconfig,then turn them on one at a time after a reboot. Run you system awhile to test. with some patience you will discover what causes your problem.

Jan 03, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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How can we use the outlook express 6 to check

Open Microsoft Outlook and from the "Tools" menu select "Email Accounts." The email account wizard will pop up.
Choose "Add a new email account" from the list of options and click the "Next" button. Then, select "HTTP" and hit "Next" again. Now you are ready to input information about your Hotmail account.
Select "Hotmail" from the drop down menu at the right. Enter the name that you want to associate with this account in the "Your Name" field. This is the name that appears when you send someone an email from Outlook.
Input your Hotmail email address in the "Email Address" field. Your user name will automatically be filled in when you do this.
Provide the password to your Hotmail account in the "Password" field. Put a check mark in the check box below if you would like for Outlook to remember your password. This will save you from having to enter your password every time you download your Hotmail email with Outlook.
Hit the "Finish" button to complete the setup of your Hotmail account. Now, when you select "Send and Receive" Outlook will synchronize with Outlook. Too see your Hotmail email, select "Inbox in Hotmail" from your list of mail folders.

Jan 03, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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Volume control icon missing from my desktop

Hi friends,

This problem is due to some virus attack on to your computer...Scan through antivirus


Generic Host Process for Win32 Services Error is a broad has a patch for this issue.You may download the patch KB894391, to fix this issue.


Alternatively you can do windows update manually (Note that the above patch solution and the following windows update solution works only on PC/computer running genuine Windows and not pirated versions):
  • Go to the start menu
  • Right click “My computer”
  • Click “properties” then the “automatic updates” tab
  • Choose “turn off automatic updates”
  • Restart your computer
  • Go back to start menu and in all programs go to “windows update” you have to be connected to the internet
  • Manually update windows
  • Turn your automatic updates back on
You can also try the following solutions to fix this error:

Solution 2:
  • Go to Run and type regedit
  • Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE >> SYSTEM >> CurrentControlSet >> Services >> Browser >> Parameter
  • look for the key IsDomainMaster
  • Set its value to False
  • Restart the computer

May 13, 2009 | Operating Systems

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How to import Outlook Express mails to Windows

Open Outlook Express go to File then Export and proceed to what you want to export. Follow the instructions from there. You will need a flash drive or CD to save the files and move them.
Next go to Windows Mail, go to File then "Import".
Follow the instructions and you should be good!

Mar 20, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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I'm unable to open .eml attachment in Windows Vista.

Here's some info: E-mail message saved by Microsoft Outlook or other e-mail program; may also contain an e-mail attachment, or file sent with the message. Note: If EML files will not open in Outlook Express, try the following:
  1. Open My Computer.
  2. Select Folder Options from the Tools menu.
  3. Click the File Types tab.
  4. Under Registered file types, select EML Outlook Express Mail Message, then click Advanced.
  5. Click Open, then click Edit.
  6. Type the following line in the "Application used to perform action" box:
    "C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\MSIMN.EXE" /eml:%1
  7. Click OK twice, then close the window.
EML files may also be opened in Internet Explorer since they are formatted the same as .MHT files; changing the file extension from ".eml" to ".mht" should cause the file to open directly in Internet Explorer.
Hope this helps.

Dec 25, 2008 | Operating Systems

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Outlook express file recovery tool

Have a look at this follow the instructions it should make it all better.

MailNavigator can cope with the task of restoring out-of-order dbx files when Outlook Express itself cannot read them and when a range of other programs are not capable of restoring the information contained in these files. These situations can happen because of viruses, computer breakdown, power interruptions and many other reasons, leading to errors in the file system.
If your computer crashed, first of all you should make sure you have backup copies of your dbx files as well as of all other important data. It's good if you make backup copies of your data on a regular basis. But, unfortunately, in our experience situations are often encountered where there is already nothing to restore.
The process of data recovery from dbx files includes two stages:

If your Outlook Express program is properly installed and tuned, MailNavigator will automatically find the dbx files from the information in the systems register. In this case you can load the dbx files from the Information Retrieval page by double clicking on each of them. Or search for messages in these files using the search system.
If MailNavigator cannot automatically determine the location of the dbx files (for example if these files are on a CD), first you have to find them using search tools, and then load them into MailNavigator using the menu command:
File | Load External Mailbox...
eudora1.gif Once you've read the messages, select the ones that should be exported back into Outlook Express. You can use various filters to select the messages. If you want to export all the messages browsable in the Navigator at once, use the menu command:

Message | Select All
Having selected the messages, export them using the menu command:

Message | Save as...
eudora2.gif In the opened dialogue box, indicate the file and export path, and choose the file type: Eudora mailbox.
When the command is executed, there will be files in the export directory with extensions .toc and .mbx, and also a file descmap.pce. If there are attached files in the exported messages they will be saved in the subdirectory Attach.

Once the mailbox in Eudora format is created, open the program Outlook Express and use the menu command:
File | Import | Messages...
In the opened dialogue box, as the program from which the message is imported, select: Eudora Pro or Light:
In the next dialogue box indicate the directory in which you put the messages from MailNavigator at the export stage:
Further, if Outlook Express finds mailboxes in this directory, it will suggest you select one of them for import:
All that remains to do is to press the Finish button, and a folder containing the imported messages is created in Outlook Express. hope this helps

Jan 04, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Server Standard 2003 for...

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