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Outlook Email Account Corrupted

Q: Outlook Email Account Corrupted

I have a new HP Pavilion preloaded with 8.1. I loaded Office 2013 and set up the email account. All worked well until two days ago when I realized I could not send any emails only receive. I removed the account and reinstalled the account - things only got worse. I uninstalled Office and reinstalled but that did not fix the problem. Somewhere there is a file that is has wrong information stored about the account and how to communicate with the provider but I do not know where that is, can someone help with this issue?

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A: Outlook Email Account Corrupted

Close Outlook out completely and navigate to: C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook (Where %username% is your username on that computer)

Delete the .pst file that is in that folder. Next time you open outlook it will have you create another profile with your email account.

Im guessing that your outlook profile is corrupt. If it is this should help resolve the issue you have.
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A:Corrupted desktop display, game crashing

1st 3 lines lead me to believe currupt grapics card might be wrong but desc top games etc all use graphics..
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If Ubuntu can see them then there is hope

Once you have the Ubuntu desktop and the Mac disk mounted, you need another place to copy the files, so figure that out and mount that device too.

Get a Terminal window - - (yes, we'll fix the perms with a command line operation)

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$ ls -l
total 0
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Ubuntu mounts devices - -
There are broadly two approaches -

Per-user mounting (usually under /media)
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A:What do I need to take into account when upgrading my motherboard?

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A:The disk structure corrupted and unreadable

Have you tried accessing this external drive on another computer?
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Agent474 said:

i have tried to format and in the BIOS its saying there is no Hard drive.Click to expand...

Nasty symptom

Can a Trojan completely eradicate Sector 0Click to expand...


or damage the boot Record.Click to expand...

Yes, easily

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A:Error message 'the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable'

Are you able to read anything on the drive? Have you tried running checkdisk or scandisk in repair mode on the drive?

The fact is, drives fail. A backup is simply supposed to be a second copy of your important data, not the only place you store your data.
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A:Email setup help needed, for iPod and PC!

Basicaly any email account with IMAP would be able to do that: Gmail, MobileMe & even Yahoo! offer such services.

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I have a Maxtor 6 200g hardrive External connected by USB. I have heaps of photos etc on it.
First i started getting Corrupt and Unreadable error messages when i tried opening certain directories. A few days later i cannot access any of it.

The drive is plugged in. It is recognised in disk management and it gets assigned a letter. However, it says that it is 100% FREE.

I have tried get data back program and also checkdisk but they are not able to access the drive...

Is the anything that i can do to firstly access the drive? i have also tried Testdisk but it does not show up on the list...


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if you get a single video card, i would say get the antec neopower 550w, which is quiet, efficient, and supports modular cabling.

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WARNING! F parameter not specified.
Running CHKDSK in read-only mode.

CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 3)...
File verification completed.
CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 3)...
Deleting index entry INDEX.MAP in index $I30 of file 5095.
Deleting index entry OBJECTS.MAP in index $I30 of file 5095.
Deleting index entry 00105286.MAP in index $I30 of file 11106.
Deleting index entry 00105287.MAP in index $I30 of file 11106.
Deleting index entry 00105288.MAP in index $I30 of file 11106.
Deleting index entry 00105289.MAP in index $I30 of file 11106.
Index verification completed.

Errors found. CHKDSK cannot continue in read-only mode.

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simpler way of putting it

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How was the disk partitioned? If it was just one big primary partition then filling in the missing partition table manually should fix it..
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Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
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IP Address. . . . . . . . ... . . . :
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