Error -199

Posted:
in Genius Bar edited January 2014
Dear All,



I have a mac 5400 running os 8.6 and getting error message -199 when receiving emails, though sending emails is unaffected.



Apparently error -199 means

-199\tmapReadErr\tMap inconsistent with operation.



which is no more enlightening than -199. Any help greatly appreciated. thank you. e <img src="confused.gif" border="0">

Comments

  • Reply 1 of 4
    The problem is that the mapping information in the resource file is not internally consistent,most probably caused by a corrupt resource fork.The best thing to do is reinstall the software that is generating the error codes.Which mail program are you using?
  • Reply 2 of 4
    [quote]Originally posted by Rick1138:

    <strong>Which mail program are you using?</strong><hr></blockquote>



    I've seen this with Outlook Express. Upgrade to 5.0.3 if you haven't already.
  • Reply 3 of 4
    Thanks for the advice. I'm using outlook express v4. Will check to see if v5.03 is compatible with os8.6 and upgrade accordingly. Thank you. In the meantime as a work around, could I not jet bin the oe preference file?



    cheers, e.
  • Reply 4 of 4
    To use Microsoft Outlook Express 5, you need:

    * Macintosh with a PowerPC processor

    * Macintosh OS version 8.1 or later

    * 6 MB of available RAM with Virtual Memory on (7 MB recommended)

    * 15 MB of available hard disk space for Outlook Express

    * Internet Software

    - Open Transport 1.1.1 or higher

    - For dial-up connections, OT PPP or similar PPP connection software (Control Panel) with PPP (extension)



    Make sure you read the "Read Me"; there's some instructions there for preserving your user data.



    You could try trashing your preferences first if you want, but my recollection is you need to reinstall the app for this.
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