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When you set the range of recurrence for a new recurring appointment, meeting request, task, or task request in Microsoft Office Outlook 2003, you cannot disable the No end date option. The No end date option is always available when you set the range of recurrence.
How to obtain the hotfix
This issue is fixed in the Office Outlook 2003 hotfix package that is dated April 28, 2008.For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
952143 Description of the Office Outlook 2003 hotfix package: April 28, 2008
How to disable the "No end date" option
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To disable the No end date option automatically, go to the "Fix it for me" section. To disable the No end date option yourself, go to the "Let me fix it myself" section.
Fix it for me
To disable the No end date option automatically, click the Fix itbutton or link. Click Runin the File Downloaddialog box, and then follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.
Note this wizard may be in English only; however, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.
Note If you are not on the computer that has the problem, you can save the automatic fix to a flash drive or to a CD, and then you can run it on the computer that has the problem.