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Outlook 2k Administrator Rights

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by JMM0254, Jan 28, 2003.

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  1. JMM0254

    JMM0254 Thread Starter

    Jan 28, 2003
    With a new Office 2K Professional install, on top of a new
    Windows 2K install.

    I receive an error when trying to launch Outlook:
    (I am logged on as Administrator)

    "Cannot start Microsoft Outlook. Outlook cannot be
    configured because Administrator privileges are required
    for you to install some types of software on this
    computer. Before you can use Outlook, you must either log
    on to your computer as an Administrator and finish
    configuring Outlook, or ask your System Administrator to
    configure Outlook e-mail support for you".

    I have logged in as Administrator, even installed Office
    2K while loggged in as Administrator. Still get the same
    error and can not open Outlook. Have checked securtity
    levels of all users. Have applied all up-to-date upgrades
    from Microsoft for Windows and Office.

    Had a Windows 2K system crash. Tried to repair and re-
    install the current install of Windows 2K, didn't work.
    Decided to do a fresh install. Had to choose another
    folder for the Windows 2K install (WIN2K). Wanted to leave
    the old Windows 2K install intact until I was able to move
    over any programs to the new install. New install of
    Windows is now up and running great. Outlook has the
  2. Anne Troy

    Anne Troy

    Feb 14, 1999
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    I'd be recreating the admin profile.
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