The command line argument is not valid.Veriy the switch you are using.

Discussion in 'Microsoft Outlook Contacts' started by Mustafa Bozkurt, Dec 26, 2003.

  1. mailto:?subject=deneme&body=
    &file="c:\boot.ini"
    I can run this message in a machine loaded outlook2000
    but I can't in outlook2003.
     
    Mustafa Bozkurt, Dec 26, 2003
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  2. try it without the quotes on the file name - it works here.

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    "Mustafa Bozkurt" <> wrote in message
    news:033301c3cb8d$32d6c8b0$...
    > mailto:?subject=deneme&body=
    > &file="c:\boot.ini"
    > I can run this message in a machine loaded outlook2000
    > but I can't in outlook2003.
     
    Diane Poremsky [MVP], Dec 26, 2003
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  3. Mustafa Bozkurt

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    Microsoft OUTLOOK error message
    “The command line argument is not valid. Verify the switch you are using.â€
    Desk To
    My Compute
    Tools – Folder Options – File Type
    Sort the File Type column by clicking on the title bloc
    Search for URL:MailTo Protoco
    Highlight it – select the Advance butto
    Select edi
    “c:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OUTLOOK.exe†–c IPM.NOTE \m “%1â€
    change the \m to /m the switch (\) is invalid
    “c:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OUTLOOK.exe†–c IPM.NOTE /m “%1â€

    But I can not get the switch to stay, it keeps reverting back to (\m) after reboot - this is the switch the error meassge is referring to
     
    Guest, Mar 4, 2004
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  4. Try changing -c to /c.
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    Sue Mosher, Outlook MVP
    Author of
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    Administrators, Power Users, and Developers
    http://www.outlookcode.com/jumpstart.aspx


    "Leroy PIO" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Microsoft OUTLOOK error message
    > "The command line argument is not valid. Verify the switch you are using."
    > Desk Top
    > My Computer
    > Tools - Folder Options - File Types
    > Sort the File Type column by clicking on the title block
    > Search for URL:MailTo Protocol
    > Highlight it - select the Advance button
    > Select edit
    > "c:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OUTLOOK.exe" -c IPM.NOTE \m

    "%1"
    > change the \m to /m the switch (\) is invalid.
    > "c:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OUTLOOK.exe" -c IPM.NOTE /m

    "%1"
    >
    > But I can not get the switch to stay, it keeps reverting back to (\m)

    after reboot - this is the switch the error meassge is referring to.
    >
     
    Sue Mosher [MVP-Outlook], Mar 4, 2004
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