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Two options for Works 2000 error
By JOHN TORRO, Times Correspondent
© St. Petersburg Times, published May 15, 2000
Q. I am using the Microsoft Works 2000 Suite with Windows 98. When I try to open the address book, I get the following message: "Logon failed. You must log on to Microsoft Exchange to access your address book. Error Code: unspecified." Gateway, which installed the program on my computer, has not been able to solve the problem and referred me to Microsoft technical support. I have spent 31/2 Hours online with them to no avail.
Solution 1: If you use Netscape Messenger, you need to turn off the "Use Netscape Messenger from MAPI-based applications" option. Use these steps to turn off Netscape Messenger as the default e-mail application:
Solution 2: Use Fixmapi.exe:
Fixmapi should be located in your Windows\System folder.
Quick screen saver
Q. I upgraded from Windows 95 to Windows 98 SE. With the old system, when someone entered the room or when I wanted to stretch my legs, I could hit a hot key to make my screen go blank. I have searched the new system and can't find how to do this.
Q. I followed your instruction in the May 8 column about sorting Favorites, but I can't find the menu. I'm running Windows 95.
Don't repair, upgrade
Q. My daughter crashed her old DX2-66 386 and I was wondering how she can bring it back or isn't it worth it? She lost its emergency startup disk and DOS 6.2.
Tip: Restarting Windows faster
To restart Windows 9x without a time-consuming cold or warm reboot, Select Start, Shut Down. In the resulting dialog box, select Restart the Computer, then hold down the Shift key while clicking the Yes button. Windows 95/98 restarts without shutting down and rebooting the entire system.
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