OLEXP: Error Message: MSIMN Caused an Invalid Page Fault in Module Wab32.dll
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For information about the differences between Microsoft Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook e-mail clients, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
OL2000: Differences Between Outlook and Outlook Express
After you download Internet Explorer, you may be unable to start Outlook Express or open the address book in Outlook Express. You may also receive the following error message:
This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down. If the problem persists, contact the program vendor.
If you click
, the following error message may be displayed:
MSIMN caused an invalid page fault in module WAB32.dll.
This behavior may occur if the Wab32.dll file is damaged or corrupted.
To resolve this issue, rename the address book name. Do not rename the extension.
: The address book file name is usually your logon name.
If the file extension is not visible, you may disable hiding of the File Extensions. To do so, follow these steps:
Disable the Hiding of File Extensions Double-click My Computer, and then click Options (or Folder Options) on the View menu. Click the View tab, and then clear the check box Hide file extensions for known file types (or Hide MS-DOS file extensions for file types that are registered). Click OK, and then close My Computer. Renaming the Address Book Click Start, point to Find, and then click Files or Folders. In the Named box, type *.wab. By default, the file should be located in the Windows\Application Data\Microsoft\Address Book folder. Right-click the Name.wab file, and then click Rename. Do not change the .wab file extension. Type a new name for the file, and then press ENTER. Start Outlook Express and then open the address book. This action creates a new address book. Import the messages from the first renamed *.wab file into the new address book.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
This behavior may also occur if the Outlook Express folder is named Outloo~1. If the the Outlook Express folder is named Outlook~1, rename the folder to Outlook Express.
For information about how to rename a folder:
Click Start, and then click Help. On the Index tab, type renaming, and then double-click the Renaming folders topic.
Article ID: 247706 - Last Review: 02/28/2014 00:29:42 - Revision: 3.2
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