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XCLN: Errors Using Command Line Switches with Outlook


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This article was previously published under Q234563

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Symptoms

When you start the Outlook client executable from the Start, Run command prompt, you receive the following error message if the backslash for the switch is not present:
Unable to display the selected folder or item. Can't find this file. Make sure the path and filename are correct.
Here is an example:
Outlook resetfolders
The proper syntax is:
Outlook /resetfolders

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More information

For more information on using Outlook with command line switches, please see the article following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
156982� OL97: Additional Command-Line Switches

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Keywords: KB234563, kbprb

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Article Info
Article ID : 234563
Revision : 7
Created on : 1/24/2007
Published on : 1/24/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 359