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dinkaragg

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When i click for Tools>Rules and Alerts in the Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 it gives me the the error "The Operation Failed". I have already tried for loading Office again and now it seems that tat on;ly thing required is Format the computer. Can anybody help in locating the cause of this error?
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Clear your rules by starting Outlook:

Start-> Run; "path to Outlook.exe" /cleanrules
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Hello ,
thanlks for the reply i tried running ................C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\OUTLOOK.EXE /cleanrules........... from the start>run, but it gives me the error "Windows cannot find 'C:\programs'. Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again.

I tried different ways but it didn't worked out.

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try start > run > cmd > then at the prompt that comes up type EXACTLY what you see below

"c:\program files\microsoft office\office11\outlook.exe" /cleanrules
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Sorry to say but this also didn't worked out. though the command executed properly this time, but the problem remains the same.
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I just typed outlook /cleanrules in run and it didn't say no

Just checked, it removed the whole lot
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in my case "outlook /cleanrules in RUN also work (but not really). But my problem is when i click "Tools>Rules AND Alerts" it gives me the error "The Operation Failed" with warning "yellow sign". it doesn't even gives details of error or help message.
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in outlook click help...then detect and repair...you may need your office cd for this...
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Also, it can be you have an alert which sharepoint regards as untrusted
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Thanks all, the ""Outlook help...then detect and repair..."" thing worked

thanks dsenette for your valuable input,
Thanks to all for helping me out.
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thanks for letting us know
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its my duty.
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