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Fix “Cannot start the reminder service” Outlook error and get rid of emailing problems

MS Outlook stores various items such as notes, reminders, calendar entries, appointments, journals etc. If any of these necessary items gets damaged, outlook starts behaving in a strange manner. Reminders are basically the scheduling components which alert you about important dates and events.

Let us consider in a practical scenario when you try to start Microsoft Outlook and get encountered with an error message as below:

“Cannot start the reminder service. Unable to show reminders.”

The occurrence of this error indicates that there are problems associated with Outlook reminders. In some cases it has been found this error occurs in conjunction with another error message:

“An unknown error has occurred. 0X80040600”

As you get this error get confirmed that besides reminder corruption, PST files are also corrupted. And as a result Outlook faces problems in sending or receiving the e-mail messages. The reason behind the inability of outlook to show reminders is that one or more personal folder items are corrupted and as such if you access the reminders, same error message appears continuously. It is possible to solve this problem by deleting reminders.

How to fix cannot start the reminder service Outlook error:

In order to resolve the issues related with reminders you will have to clean the reminders. For doing this click 'Start' and then 'Search' or 'Find'. After that Click 'Files and Folders' and type 'Outlook.exe' in the named box and press ENTER. Copy the full path of 'Outlook.exe' and close the box. Thenafter, click 'Start' and then 'Run'. Over there type the full path of 'Outlook.exe' and press SPACEBAR. After that, type '/' (the forward slash) and command-line switch 'Cleanreminders' for deleting the reminders.

If doing this resolves the problem and outlook starts functioning properly there’s nothing to worry. However, if you are still unable to send or receive emails due to PST corruption you can use inbox repair tool. However, you may face problems in locating this tool as it is a hidden file, so before searching this file enable the view hidden files options.

If these methods do not solve the problem and you are still getting the same cannot start the reminder service Outlook error you will have to take the help of third-party PST repair tool. These third-party applications use highly effective and advanced scanning techniques for repairing PST corruption. It is compatible with all outlook versions like MS Outlook 2007, 2003, 2002, and 2000. Moreover, they have highly interactive and user-friendly interface which allows even a non-technical user to easily operate it.

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Software requirement

  • Processor : Pentium Class
  • Operating System : Microsoft Windows 7/Vista/2003/XP/2000/NT4 (SP6)
  • Memory : Minimum 256 MB (512 MB recommended)
  • Hard Disk : 50 MB of free disk space
  • MS Outlook : MS Outlook 2010/2007/2003/2002/2000
  • Internet Explorer : Version 5 or later

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