Fix problems with Microsoft® Outlook 2000 address book
What are the problems which can come up with Microsoft Outlook 2000 address book? How can it be fixed?
Microsoft Outlook 2000 comes with a number of useful features. One among the most important feature of Microsoft Outlook 2000 is the address book. The address book allows storing your important contacts which makes e-mailing much easier. It is possible to get some problems with the Microsoft Outlook 2000 address book. One among the most possible issue is the address book cannot be accessed. As you hit the ‘To:’ while composing a new message, you may not get any contacts displayed. It may display some error messages like "The address list could not be displayed. The contacts folder associated with this address list could not be opened". You may also get some error messages like "There are no items to show in this view" while accessing certain contacts.
Here are some tips to fix Microsoft Outlook 2000 address book issues:
- Use the system registry
- Select Microsoft Exchange views
- Select check box
Use the system registry
To fix the Microsoft Outlook 2000 address book issue using the system registry, you need to close down MS Word and Microsoft Outlook 2000 applications first. You need to then type regedit in the Run prompt and press the Enter key. In the registry editor, select the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder and select the Microsoft Outlook 2000 set-up key. You can then click the MailSupport option in the right pane. Next step is to click Delete on the Edit menu. Click the Yes button when prompted and close the Registry menu. As you restart MS Word, you can see all contacts accessible in Microsoft Outlook.
Select Microsoft Exchange views
To fix the issue in this method, you need to open the contacts tab first. To open this, select the File menu of Microsoft Outlook and under Folder select Properties. In the Properties box, select Contacts. You need to then access the 'Automatically generate Microsoft Exchange view' in the General tab. Just click the OK button and get the dialog box closed. You can then restart the application and see the issue fixed.
Another way to fix the issue is to open the Microsoft Outlook 2000 and select e-mail account in the Tools menu. You need to then select the View or change existing directories or address books option. Next step is to select the Microsoft Outlook 2000 address book option and select the Remove button. You need to click the Yes button when prompted and click the Add button. Additional address books needs to be selected now and then select the Microsoft Outlook 2000 address book. Restart the Microsoft Outlook 2000 application and right-click the folder to be used with the address book in the Folder list. Under Properties, click the Microsoft Outlook address book tab. Finally, select the 'Show this folder as an e-mail address book' check box and get the issue fixed.
iYogi is the fastest growing online and remote tech support provider in the direct-to-consumers and small businesses sector. Our highly skilled and experienced tech experts available, 24x7x365 will provide the best issue resolution and customer satisfaction. Our award winning and low priced Annual Subscription covers the following services:
- Comprehensive support to to fix problems with the Microsoft Outlook 2000 address book.
- Diagnostic & repair for your technologies.
- Troubleshoot software errors.
- Update drivers and security to protect against online threats.
- Connect to Internet, devices and peripherals.
- Optimize your computer’s speed and performance.
Unlimited access to great tech support, all year around! We promise the lowest wait-time and highest resolution rate in the industry.