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the messaging interface has returned an unknown error [message #140190] Wed, 14 March 2007 16:16 Go to next message
skinnerneil  is currently offline skinnerneil
Messages: 1
Registered: March 2007
Junior Member
Using OL2002 with all the updates.

Deleted a recurring diary entry and at the time got a message which I closed
(cannot remember what it said). All recurring entries now gone from Diary
BUT diary still thinks there is something present at each time (if I book a
new appt. it tells me I have a conflict even though nothing is there). Also ,
the day in question is in bold on the calender as if an item is present
(although nothing is there).

More seriously , when I try to open address book or hit to or cc buttons in
new mail I get "the messaging interface has returned an unknown error". "If
the problem persists please restart outlook"

If I go to file, data file management and settings I get following error.
"an unknown error occurred, error code 0x80040605

Any ideas? I have had to switch to an alternative mail program for now...

Have already tried repairing pst. creating new profile etc.
Re: the messaging interface has returned an unknown error [message #143029] Thu, 22 March 2007 13:22 Go to previous messageGo to next message
simon  is currently offline simon
Messages: 13
Registered: July 2006
Junior Member
I am having exactly the same problems with Outlook 2003 with all the
updates. Although I didn't get any prior error messages. Just opened
up Outlook today and anything that requires the address book will not
work.

I think some automatic updates may have been installed since I last
used Outlook.

Any help or pointing in the right direction will be much appreciated!

Simon

On 14 Mar, 20:16, skinnerneil <skinnern...@discussions.microsoft.com>
wrote:
> Using OL2002 with all the updates.
>
> Deleted a recurring diary entry and at the time got a message which I closed
> (cannot remember what it said). All recurring entries now gone from Diary
> BUT diary still thinks there is something present at each time (if I book a
> new appt. it tells me I have a conflict even though nothing is there). Also ,
> the day in question is in bold on the calender as if an item is present
> (although nothing is there).
>
> More seriously , when I try to open address book or hit to or cc buttons in
> new mail I get "the messaging interface has returned an unknown error". "If
> the problem persists please restart outlook"
>
> If I go to file, data file management and settings I get following error.
> "an unknown error occurred, error code 0x80040605
>
> Any ideas? I have had to switch to an alternative mail program for now...
>
> Have already tried repairing pst. creating new profile etc.



Re:the messaging interface has returned an unknown error [message #164590] Fri, 04 May 2007 09:43 Go to previous messageGo to next message
al lebeau  is currently offline al lebeau
Messages: 1
Registered: May 2007
Junior Member
We also have this problem - if you remove Critical Update 921594 fixes the
problem

Description of the security update for Outlook 2002: January 9, 2007

INTRODUCTION
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS07-003. The security bulletin
contains all the relevant information about the security update for
Microsoft Outlook 2002.

Looks like Microsoft should be involved on this one
icon14.gif  Re: the messaging interface has returned an unknown error [message #248530] Fri, 30 November 2007 06:50 Go to previous messageGo to next message
dgoyani  is currently offline dgoyani
Messages: 1
Registered: November 2007
Junior Member
I have seen some posts in and around which points some issues with Add-Ins. Remove all non native Outlook Add-Ins, restart OL and see if it solves your problem.

Goto Tools > Options > Other tab > Advanced Options > AddIn Manager and remove all non native AddIns.

See if it can help you.
Thanks!
dgoyani
http://dgoyani.blogspot.com/
Re: the messaging interface has returned an unknown error [message #317280] Wed, 04 June 2008 07:47 Go to previous messageGo to next message
jackson789  is currently offline jackson789
Messages: 5
Registered: June 2008
Junior Member
This problem persist due to the exceeded the built-in .pst size limit. You can work around this problem by allowing upgrade to large tables. If the problem persists then use the Inbox Repair Tool and create a new pst File. If problem also is not solved then you can take help of pst repair software. The pst repair software is easy to use and provides robust and powerful recovery. In demo version you can preview 5 e-mails, 20% of contacts and calendar entries from which you can evaluated the efficiency & recovery capability of software.
Re: the messaging interface has returned an unknown error [message #434939] Sat, 25 October 2008 23:28 Go to previous messageGo to next message
mworthyl  is currently offline mworthyl
Messages: 1
Registered: October 2008
Junior Member
The problem with this issue is the mapi profile is getting corupted. Under Control Panel Mail icon click and rebuild a new Outlook profile. Once you rebuild a new profile you will be able to connect to the exchange server again and build a new copy of your mail profile. Ergo you will be able to down load a fresh copy of your address booki. This was a difficult one to solve but I proved it in 3 different enviornments so I know it is correct. Enjoy the sollution and vote yes on proposition 8

Thank you glad I could used my 27 years of experience and help all that wish it.

Once this is done you will be able to create new emails and replies because the profile Outlook will be able to authenticate with the proper msmapi32.dll in commonfiles under program files.

[Updated on: Sat, 25 October 2008 23:29]

Re: the messaging interface has returned an unknown error [message #435510] Mon, 27 October 2008 10:46 Go to previous messageGo to next message
diurik
Messages: 1
Registered: October 2008
Location: NYC
Junior Member
Big thanks -- straight forward and it is working -- I was receiving this message in Calendar.
Re: the messaging interface has returned an unknown error [message #436386] Wed, 29 October 2008 08:17 Go to previous messageGo to next message
yuhaman  is currently offline yuhaman
Messages: 1
Registered: October 2008
Junior Member
I get the same message when I try to delete an email. I have MS Office XP Professional. Any suggestions?
Thanks
Re: the messaging interface has returned an unknown error [message #465854] Wed, 07 January 2009 08:46 Go to previous message
kencz  is currently offline kencz
Messages: 1
Registered: January 2009
Location: Lakeland, FL
Junior Member

I had the same problem and your solution worked great for me..
Thank You....
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