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Windows 7: MS Outlook 2007 Calendar losing reminder settings

03 Jan 2012   #1

Windows 7
MS Outlook 2007 Calendar losing reminder settings

Hi All,

I use MS Office Outlook 2007 calendar to remind me about routine things like backups, data saves, periodic tax payments etc.

Recently I have noticed that I sometimes don't get reminded about these events. When I realise that this has happened, I open the item in Outlook and find that the "Reminder" field has changed from "0 minutes" (which would give me a reminder at the time the event was set for) to "none" (which gives me no reminder at all).

Can anyone suggest why this might be happening, and how to cure it?



My System SpecsSystem Spec

03 Jan 2012   #2

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.

Hello scandalxk.

Have you a System Restore Point that you can return to PRIOR to this glitch occurring?

Did you check in
Event viewer?

Type eventvwr in search and go to the windows log>application tab.
Look for errors that have red in the left hand column relating to the CURRENT Outlook Calendar problem.
When you find any make a screenshot and upload them to us.

What information appears in event logs (Event Viewer)?


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My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Jan 2012   #3

Windows 7

JMH, thank you for replying.

I don't have a system restore point that I can use, and there are no errors shown against Outlook in Event Viewer. However, I followed your link for "cleanreminders" in Outlook 97, which then led me to the equivalent for Outlook 2007: here. I ran this and it seems to have worked.


My System SpecsSystem Spec

04 Jan 2012   #4

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.

Thank you for reporting back.

If you are happy that your problem has been "fixed" can you please mark your thread as "Solved. "
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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