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Microsoft KB Archive/172770

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Err Msg: Cannot Connect to MAPI Server. Invalid MAPI Server...

Q172770



The information in this article applies to:


  • Microsoft Windows 95





SYMPTOMS

When you start Windows 95, you may receive the following error message:

Cannot Connect to MAPI Server. Invalid MAPI Server Present. Cannot Provide MAPI Services.



CAUSE

One of the following files may be damaged or missing:

  • Mapi32.dll
  • Mapisp32.exe



RESOLUTION

To resolve this issue, extract a new copy of the Mapi32.dll and Mapisp32.exe files to the Windows\System folder.

The Mapi32.dll file can be found in the following locations:

  • Win95_06.cab cabinet file on the Windows 95 CD-ROM
  • Win95_09.cab cabinet file on the Windows 95 OEM Service Release 2 (OSR2) CD-ROM
  • Win95_07.cab cabinet file on the original Windows 95 DMF disks
  • Win95_10.cab cabinet file on the original Windows 95 non-DMF disks

The Mapisp32.exe file can be found in the following locations:

  • Win95_07.cab cabinet file on the Windows 95 CD-ROM
  • Win95_10.cab cabinet file on the Windows 95 OEM Service Release 2 (OSR2) CD-ROM
  • Win95_07.cab cabinet file on the original Windows 95 DMF disks
  • Win95_11.cab cabinet file on the original Windows 95 non-DMF disks

For information about using the Extract tool, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Q129605 How to Extract Original Compressed Windows Files

Keywords : kberrmsg win95
Issue type :
Technology : kbWin95search kbWin95


Last Reviewed: December 15, 2000
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