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Send Mail using Outlook 2010 Error

Question asked by MattLeach on Dec 10, 2013
Latest reply on Dec 12, 2016 by TSGal

Summary

Send Mail using Outlook 2010 Error

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

13

Operating system version

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Description of the issue

I have a button that performs a send mail script. It inserts an email address from a field name and a subject. When I click the button, a new email is opened and the To and Subject lines are populated, but the following error appears:

This action cannot be completed because the other program is busy. Choose "Switch To" To activate the busy program and correct the problem

I am using Microsoft Outlook 2010 as default email client.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Setup button that does a send email script step with an email and subject. click button.

Expected result

Able to send email without error

Actual result

Error:

This action cannot be completed because the other program is busy. Choose "Switch To" To activate the busy program and correct the problem

I am then unable to do anything on my computer, causing me to have to reboot.

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

This action cannot be completed because the other program is busy. Choose "Switch To" To activate the busy program and correct the problem

Configuration information

Microsoft Outlook 2010

Workaround

none

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