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Outlook 2003 Out Of Office Assistant 'command not available'
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Outlook 2003 Out Of Office Assistant 'command not available'

Outlook 2003 Out Of Office Assistant 'command not available'

(OP)
I have a problem with Outlook 2003.

When I select the 'Out Of Office Assistant' from the Tools drop down menu of Outlook 2003, I get an error message:- 'the command is not available. See the program documentation about how to use this extension'.


Dazed and confused

RE: Outlook 2003 Out Of Office Assistant 'command not available'

(OP)
Solved it.

A registry setting needed removing.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\OFFICE\11.0\OUTLOOK\Resiliency

Dazed and confused

RE: Outlook 2003 Out Of Office Assistant 'command not available'

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I found a better solution to changing the registry:

To resolve the problem, you can take the following steps:

Open Outlook.
Click on Tools.
Click on About Microsoft Outlook.
Click on the Disabled Items entry.
You will see a Disabled Items window open, with the following information within it:


The items below were disabled because they prevented Outlook from functioning correctly.

Please note that you may have to restart Outlook for these changes to take place.

Select the ones you wish to re-enable.

If you see "Addin: outex.dll (outex.dll)" listed, click on it to highlight it and then click on the Enable button. Then click on the Close button. Then click on the OK button to close the About Microsoft Office Outlook window.

RE: Outlook 2003 Out Of Office Assistant 'command not available'

Worked like a charm for me mykipling!

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