Outlook 2007

When SQL dumps on you – strike back

This problem has cropped up a few times for me and happened again for a client today. They thought it was amusing to have an error that refers to SQLDUMPER i.e in this case  “SQLDUMPER library failed initialization.  Your installation is either corrupt or has been tampered with.  Please uninstall then re-run setup to correct […]

Slow Outlook 2007 performance after switching from Exchange Cached Mode

This problem was odd in that the user was having password prompts being continuously displayed. As described in previous articles – switching the user from cached mode (which was set during automatic configuration) to normal online mode would have dealt with this. However the local administrator told me that the performance of Outlook had dropped […]

Now you see it Now you don’t ? Outlook continuously prompting to connect to an Exchange 2007 server

After a recent SBS2008 implementation where the mail and data were coming from and SBS 2003 installation – the annoying popup message Connect to server xxxx.xxx.xx message was displayed for a client with Outlook 2007. The two giveaways in this behaviour 1) it references the external email address of the domain mx  i.e mail.xxx.com where  […]

Outlook 2007 command line switches and a corrupt profile

I came back from holiday to note the following when starting Outlook 2007 “There was a problem reading one or more of your reminders. Some reminders may not appear. I tried the outlook /cleanreminders /resetfolders /resettodobar approach but still nothing. Solution The OUTLOOK profile is corrupt – proved it to myself by creating a new […]