Office 2010 "The operation failed. The messaging interfaces have returned an unknown error. If the problem persists, restart Outlook. Cannot resolve recipient."



Hi All,

I see others are having this problem too, I have Office 2010 and when I try to send an email to a group I get the following message

"The operation failed. The messaging interfaces have returned an unknown error. If the problem persists, restart Outlook. Cannot resolve recipient."

I have set up the group again from scratch, and run scanpst, I also changed the SMTP encryption settings from none to auto as was suggested by someone else which made no difference. I am reluctant to set up another profile as I do not know if that will cure it plus I will have to enter the details of my 9 email addresses all over again which would be time consuming!

Any Ideas, please help,

thanks in advance

SDM197.


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I'm running Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 on Windows Vista Home
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Hi,
I am not able to perform actions like ReplyAll, Updating a task item..
on my outlook 2003, am getting the following error - The messaging
interface has returned an unknown error if the problem persists
restart outlook.

Prior to this installtion i had outlook 2007 beta installed on my
machine but I uninstalled it, actually during the uninstall process i
had accidentally clicked the cancel button, later on i did the
uninstallation from Control Panel.
Then i tried installing outlook 2003 though the installation got
executed smoothly but am not able to perform the above mentioned
actions.
Also as a repair mechanism I had run SCANPST.exe on my .pst folder
without any success.
The size of the .pst file is 14.5 MB on disk.

Can anybody please help me out of this.

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Unable to find the root cause for this error. There is no event ID for this error; we are unable to send mail to anyone from outlook. If the email id is in address book we are getting different error like theĀ*emaild id is changing to "smtp:xxx@xxx.com" in the outbook and not delivered to the receipent.

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unable to create a new mail, send/receive or even view my email accounts.
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Connector' from the Microsoft website which enables synchronisation of my
hotmail mail to Outlook, however although the installation seemed fine I am
unable to create a new mail, send/receive or even view my email accounts.
These are the error messages I am getting:
New Mail:
The messaging interface has returned an unknown error. If the problem
persists, restart Outlook

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Email Accounts - The operation failed due to a registry or installation
problem.Restart Outlook and try again. If the problem persists, please
reinstall

Send/Receive:
No message received nothing happens.

I have uninstalled the Outlook Connector and have re-installed the Outlook
programme onto my computer with no effect ?

Help Please !!

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I think this may have been caused by the DST time zone update utility, but
I'm not certain. Here's the situation.

If I try to open a calendar item I get the following error:
"Can't open this item. The messaging interface has returned an unknown
error. If the problem persists, restart Outlook."

If I try to create a new message or appointment from the quick start
toolbar, or clicking a mailto: link on a web page:
"The operation failed."

If I click the "to" "cc" or "bcc" button while writing an email message:
"The messaging interface has returned an unkown error. If the problem
persists, restart Outlook."

Restarting Outlook hasn't helped, nor has running detect and repair.

I opened Outlook in safe mode, and was able to open calendar items. Clicking
a mailto: link on a web page brought up an error about not being able to open
Word as my email editor, but then a standard message window opened, and I was
able to bring up contacts by clicking the to and cc buttons. So everything
seems to be ok in safe mode.

I don't know for sure that it was the time zone update that caused this, but
the errors started coming up around the time I ran it. But there doesn't seem
to be a way to undo that.

Any suggestions? Should I uninstall Outlook and reinstall it?