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PC DB: How to Remove Groups After Running ACCTONME.EXE

Article ID: 104562

Article Last Modified on 10/30/2006



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Mail for PC Networks 2.1
  • Microsoft Mail for PC Networks 3.0
  • Microsoft Mail for PC Networks 3.2



This article was previously published under Q104562

SYMPTOMS

Before you run ACCTONME.EXE (see information below regarding obtaining this utility), it is advised that you delete all globally defined groups on your versions 2.1, 3.0, and 3.2 of Microsoft Mail for PC Networks. If this is not possible, or this step was not done, you will get the error

Name already defined as a group address

when you try to add a group name that previously existed. The following procedure explains how to resolve this problem.

RESOLUTION

NOTE: The resetting of group files can be automated. For additional information, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

129500 Automating the Resetting of Group Files using GIMPORT


The following steps assume that your Microsoft Mail for PC Networks database is located on the M: drive.

NOTE: After each entry, you must press ENTER to get new "-" prompt.

  1. COPY M:\GRP\ADMIN.GRP M:\GRP\ADMIN.BAK
  2. DEBUG M:\GRP\ADMIN.GRP
  3. At the "-" prompt, type: rcx
  4. At the ":" prompt, type: 8
  5. At the "-" prompt, type: f100,107,0
  6. At the "-" prompt, type: w
  7. At the "-" prompt, type: q
  8. COPY M:\GRP\ADMINSHD.GRP M:\GRP\ADMINSHD.BAK
  9. COPY M:\GRP\ADMIN.GRP M:\GRP\ADMINSHD.GRP
  10. COPY M:\GLB\GROUP.GLB M:\GLB\GROUP.BAK
  11. DEBUG M:\GLB\GROUP.GLB
  12. At the "-" prompt, type: rcx
  13. At the ":" prompt, type: 4
  14. At the "-" prompt, type: f100,103,0
  15. At the "-" prompt, type: w
  16. At the "-" prompt, type: q
  17. COPY M:\GLB\GRPMEM.GLB M:\GLB\GRPMEM.BAK
  18. COPY M:\GLB\GROUP.GLB M:\GLB\GRPMEM.GLB
  19. CD MEM
  20. REN *.MEM *.BAK

If any problems occur, restore all of the .BAK file and call Product Support Services.

MORE INFORMATION

ACCTONME.EXE is available as part of the Database Maintenance Utilities document. This document describes operational details for utilities used to repair and maintain the database for Microsoft Mail for PC Networks. The procedures described apply to versions 2.1 and later of Microsoft Mail except where noted.

To obtain the document containing the Database Maintenance Utilities, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

99419 PC DB: Database Maintenance Utilities (Complete)



Additional query words: 2.10 3.00 3.20

Keywords: KB104562