OL2000: (IMO) The IMAP Password Is Not Retained in the Same Outlook Session

This article was previously published under Q319238
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NOTE: These procedures only apply if you have installed Outlook with the Internet Mail Only option. To determine your installation type, click About Microsoft Outlook on the Help menu. If you have the Internet Mail Only option installed, you see "Internet Mail Only".

For information about the differences between Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Outlook Express e-mail clients, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
257824 OL2000: Differences Between Outlook and Outlook Express
SYMPTOMS
If you click Send/Receive in Outlook 2000, you receive a prompt to enter you password although you have already entered this information during a Microsoft Outlook session.
CAUSE
This problem occurs if all the following are true:
  • Outlook 2000 is configured in Internet Mode Only (IMO) mode.
  • You are using an Internet Messaging Access Protocol (IMAP) server for messages.
  • You cleared the Remember Password check box when you configured your e-mail account in Microsoft Outlook.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276367 OFF2000: How to Obtain the Latest Office 2000 Service Pack

Installing the Update

Follow these steps to resolve the problem:
  1. Install the Office 2000 SR-1 update if it is not currently installed. To download and install the SR-1 Update, click the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
    245025 OFF2000: How to Obtain and Install Office 2000 SR-1/SR1a Update
  2. Install the hotfix described in this article. The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
       Date         Time      Size       File name        ---------------------------------------------------   30-Apr-2002  13:08     2,649,088  Outlook.msp   30-Apr-2002  13:14     7,720,960  Outlook_Admin.msp 					
    After the fix is installed, the following files will have the listed attributes or later:
       Date        Time   Version          Size  File name        -------------------------------------------------------   14-Jun-2000 13:11  1.0.3.27       41,472  Bjablr32.dll   14-Jun-2000 13:12  3.2.0.27       61,952  Bjlog32.dll   08-Jan-2001 17:37  1.0.3.28       98,304  Bjsrch32.dll   19-Jun-2000 14:12  5.5.2652.65   808,720  Cdo.dll   01-Dec-2001 22:00  9.0.0.5930    127,027  Contab32.dll   14-Jun-2000 13:14  1.0.3.27      183,808  Emablt32.dll   31-Aug-2000 15:43  5.5.3142.0    154,112  Emsabp32.dll   05-Oct-2001 06:33  5.5.3165.0    594,192  Emsmdb32.dll   01-Jun-2001 21:15  5.5.3159.0    131,344  Emsui32.dll   02-Jun-2000 06:45  9.0.0.4201     86,067  Envelope.dll   18-Dec-2001 19:19  5.5.3167.0    540,944  Exsec32.dll   05-Apr-2000 15:02  9.0.0.4005    192,561  Mimedir.dll   02-Apr-2002 20:04  5.5.3169.0    792,576  Msmapi32.dll   07-Jul-2000 23:07  5.5.3138.0    602,384  Mspst32.dll   31-Jan-2000 21:26  9.0.0.3731    196,661  Oladd.fae   23-May-2000 11:20                150,690  Olxchng9.aw   30-May-2000 14:53                 26,643  Olsec9.chm   22-May-2000 19:35                170,617  Olxchng9.chm   08-Feb-2001 13:17  5.5.3153.0    454,144  Omi9.dll   08-Feb-2001 13:21  5.5.3153.0    548,352  Omint.dll   13-Nov-2001 07:45  8.30.3165.0   782,608  Outex.dll   23-May-2000 19:19                554,068  Outlhlp.aw   29-Apr-2002 22:43  9.0.0.6425  5,337,138  Outllib.dll   31-Aug-2001 20:02  9.0.0.5630  1,675,315  Outllibr.dll   29-Apr-2002 22:52  9.0.6425.0    368,691  Pstprx32.dll   21-Jun-2001 18:01  9.0.0.5421     73,772  Rm.dll   02-Jun-2000 07:30  9.0.0.4201     65,586  Sendto9.dll					

Administrative Information

If you are updating an administrative installation with the administrative version of the fix, use the following information to update the administrative installation and network clients.

How to Update Administrative Installations

To update an administrative installation, use a command line similar to the following
msiexec /a Admin Path\MSI File /p MSP path SHORTFILENAMES=1
where Admin Path is the path to your administrative installation point for Microsoft Office 2000 (for example, C:\Office2000),

where MSI File is the MSI database package for the Office 2000 product (for example, Data1.msi), and

where MSP path is the path to the administrative update for the fix (for example, c:\hotfixfiles\Outlook_admin.msp).

How to Update Network Clients

After you complete the administrative installation of the fix, update each network client. To deploy the update to the client workstations, use a command line similar to the following
msiexec /i Admin Path\MSI File REINSTALL=OUTLOOKFiles,OUTLOOKNonBootFiles REINSTALLMODE=vomus
where Admin Path is the path to your administrative installation point for Office 2000 (for example, C:\Office2000), and

where MSI File is the MSI database package for the Office 2000 product (for example, Data1.msi).
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP-3).
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Article ID: 319238 - Last Review: 10/24/2013 10:22:34 - Revision: 3.2

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