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RE: Can't open this item. Outlook has already begun transmitting [message #22872] Wed, 16 August 2006 00:03 Go to next message
Joseph Azar  is currently offline Joseph Azar
Messages: 2
Registered: August 2006
Junior Member
I had the problem for 4 days and no one could help me. The Knowledge base was
no help either, but one post from this forum gave me an idea. I went off
line, clicked Tools, Mail Box Cleanup, searched for any file over 9999 kb as
my outgoing email was larger. It showed that eamil and some others in
Outlook. I clicked on the hung up email, hit Delete, it asked me if I wanted
to Delete, I clicked Yes, and it disappeared. No redoing files, exporting,
importing, etc.

I cannot tell you if going offline enabled this action or not, but if anyone
else finds out, I would love to know.

But I am not going to load up another mega email to find out!

"Bad Bob" wrote:

> Attempted to send email with photos attached and the message is stuck in
> Outbox (several days now) and cannot be opened, deleted, forwarded, etc, etc.
> Followed instructions for solving problem in Outlook Help to no avail.
> Outlook continues to try to send, but the message remains in Outbox. Cannot
> remove message from machine.
RE: Can't open this item. Outlook has already begun transmitting [message #87669] Thu, 23 November 2006 04:45 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Sheree from Brisbane  is currently offline Sheree from Brisbane
Messages: 1
Registered: November 2006
Junior Member
"Joseph Azar" wrote:

> I had the problem for 4 days and no one could help me. The Knowledge base was
> no help either, but one post from this forum gave me an idea. I went off
> line, clicked Tools, Mail Box Cleanup, searched for any file over 9999 kb as
> my outgoing email was larger. It showed that eamil and some others in
> Outlook. I clicked on the hung up email, hit Delete, it asked me if I wanted
> to Delete, I clicked Yes, and it disappeared. No redoing files, exporting,
> importing, etc.
>
> I cannot tell you if going offline enabled this action or not, but if anyone
> else finds out, I would love to know.
>
> But I am not going to load up another mega email to find out!
>
> "Bad Bob" wrote:
>
> > Attempted to send email with photos attached and the message is stuck in
> > Outbox (several days now) and cannot be opened, deleted, forwarded, etc, etc.
> > Followed instructions for solving problem in Outlook Help to no avail.
> > Outlook continues to try to send, but the message remains in Outbox. Cannot
> > remove message from machine.



RE: Can't open this item. Outlook has already begun transmitting [message #87670] Thu, 23 November 2006 04:46 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Sheree from Brisbane [1]  is currently offline Sheree from Brisbane [1]
Messages: 1
Registered: November 2006
Junior Member
Hi Joseph (and Bob). I had the same trouble. and did all the things Microsoft
told me to do but to no avail. Then wow, read your email and guess what
worked for me too and I was online. Great work! Thanks Heaps.

"Joseph Azar" wrote:

> I had the problem for 4 days and no one could help me. The Knowledge base was
> no help either, but one post from this forum gave me an idea. I went off
> line, clicked Tools, Mail Box Cleanup, searched for any file over 9999 kb as
> my outgoing email was larger. It showed that eamil and some others in
> Outlook. I clicked on the hung up email, hit Delete, it asked me if I wanted
> to Delete, I clicked Yes, and it disappeared. No redoing files, exporting,
> importing, etc.
>
> I cannot tell you if going offline enabled this action or not, but if anyone
> else finds out, I would love to know.
>
> But I am not going to load up another mega email to find out!
>
> "Bad Bob" wrote:
>
> > Attempted to send email with photos attached and the message is stuck in
> > Outbox (several days now) and cannot be opened, deleted, forwarded, etc, etc.
> > Followed instructions for solving problem in Outlook Help to no avail.
> > Outlook continues to try to send, but the message remains in Outbox. Cannot
> > remove message from machine.
Re: Can't open this item. Outlook has already begun transmitting [message #87731] Thu, 23 November 2006 09:59 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Chuck Davis  is currently offline Chuck Davis
Messages: 583
Registered: June 2006
Senior Member
Working Offline is the correct solution...
"Sheree from Brisbane Australia"
<ShereefromBrisbaneAustralia@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:7436C0AE-0408-4832-9154-6E5285A14520@microsoft.com...
> Hi Joseph (and Bob). I had the same trouble. and did all the things
> Microsoft
> told me to do but to no avail. Then wow, read your email and guess what
> worked for me too and I was online. Great work! Thanks Heaps.
>
> "Joseph Azar" wrote:
>
>> I had the problem for 4 days and no one could help me. The Knowledge base
>> was
>> no help either, but one post from this forum gave me an idea. I went off
>> line, clicked Tools, Mail Box Cleanup, searched for any file over 9999 kb
>> as
>> my outgoing email was larger. It showed that eamil and some others in
>> Outlook. I clicked on the hung up email, hit Delete, it asked me if I
>> wanted
>> to Delete, I clicked Yes, and it disappeared. No redoing files,
>> exporting,
>> importing, etc.
>>
>> I cannot tell you if going offline enabled this action or not, but if
>> anyone
>> else finds out, I would love to know.
>>
>> But I am not going to load up another mega email to find out!
>>
>> "Bad Bob" wrote:
>>
>> > Attempted to send email with photos attached and the message is stuck
>> > in
>> > Outbox (several days now) and cannot be opened, deleted, forwarded,
>> > etc, etc.
>> > Followed instructions for solving problem in Outlook Help to no avail.
>> > Outlook continues to try to send, but the message remains in Outbox.
>> > Cannot
>> > remove message from machine.
Re: RE: Can't open this item. Outlook has already begun transmitting [message #386554] Mon, 28 July 2008 13:16 Go to previous message
greenspand
Messages: 1
Registered: July 2008
Junior Member
Fabulous advice! I had the ame problem and it nearly drove me crazy. This was a quick and easy and sanity-restoring tip! Very Happy
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