You cannot open an e-mail message that uses a custom form in Outlook 2002

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When you try to open an e-mail message that uses a custom form in Microsoft Outlook 2002, the message may not open.
This problem may occur when the custom form is mapped in the registry, but the form has not been cached (synchronized) to your offline folder (.ost).
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

The global version of this hotfix 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        ------------------------------------------------   19-Sep-2002  19:36    170,496  Olkintl.msp   19-Sep-2002  19:37  1,723,392  Olkintl_admin.msp
After the hotfix is installed, the following files will have the listed attributes or later:
   Date         Time   Version      Size       File name        --------------------------------------------------------   13-Sep-2002  04:51  10.0.4510.0    113,224  Emablt32.dll        06-Sep-2002  23:18  10.0.4503.0    129,608  Emsui32.dll         23-Aug-2002  23:58  10.0.4420.0    854,600  Msmapi32.dll        13-Sep-2002  04:52  10.0.4510.0    531,016  Mspst32.dll         09-Aug-2002  04:21  10.0.4406.0    735,816  Outex.dll           06-Sep-2002  23:18  10.0.4503.0  1,972,808  Outllibr.dll        09-Aug-2002  04:21  10.0.4406.0    338,504  Pstprx32.dll
This hotfix is a post-Office XP Service Pack 2 (SP-2) hotfix. To install the hotfix, you must have Office XP SP-2 installed. For additional information about Office XP SP-2, click the following article number to see the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
325671 OFFXP: Overview of the Office XP Service Pack 2
Additionally, you may have to install Windows Installer 2.0 to install this hotfix. For additional information about the Windows Installer requirement for post-Office XP SP-2 hotfixes, click the following article number to see the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
330537 OFFXP: Office XP Updates and Patches Released After September 2002 May Require Windows Installer 2.0
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the Standard Terminology That Is Used to Describe Microsoft Software Updates

Article ID: 328178 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 17:29:03 - Revision: 2.2

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