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Outlook 2003 problem has lead to other problems

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by Cowboy622, Jan 12, 2009.

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  1. Cowboy622

    Cowboy622 Thread Starter

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    This started last October when my Outlook 2003 stopped sending and receiving. After trying to fix it for two months I took it into the shop. First time was told it worked but it didn't the second time I took it in, the tech said that there was some kind of security setting/license that had to be updated. He did it and the next thing I knew I have 435 e-mails coming in. I figured success.

    Now I have no power point and Mozilla Firefox won't boot. I tried to reinstall Microsoft Office Professional 2003 to reinstall Powerpoint and I keep getting a message that it can't find "mainsp3.msp" and wants me to browse to it. No clue what that is?

    Mozilla starts to boot and a little box labeled "Alert shows up but nothing in the box to see what the alert is. One time before the alerts came up I got a message that it can't find "firefox.exe". I uninstalled it and reinstalled it to no avail.

    I was going to reinstalled Windows XP Home over itself but I got to a screen saying it couldn't but I could repair, so I chose repair. I seems to have reinstalled and afterward updated itself.

    Anyone know how to fix these. I'm about ready to format the hard drive at this point.
     
  2. Ziggy1

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    You should post in the Malware section, in order to rule out any Malicious software.

    I have OE 2003 and you have to make sure you have SP3 for Outlook (not XP but that should be done also) installed as it solves many problems.
     
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