"WAB.DLL is missing or corrupt" Error

Posted On 2008-05-25 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Outlook
Tags: Tip Email Outlook Windows Vista
Views: 2500

If you are using Microsoft Outlook after installing Windows Vista, you may get an error:
WAB.DLL is missing or corrupt
An error occurred while attempting to open the WAB. Unable to find the WAB.DLL.

This usually happens when opening Outlook, or trying to use the Address Book.

To solve this problem, try the following steps:

  1. Navigate to Computer then C:\Program Files\Common Files\System

  2. Hold down the CTRL button while clicking on the files wab32.dll and wab32res.dll.

  3. Hold down CTRL and press C to Copy the files to the clipboard.

  4. Close the window and navigate to Computer then C:\Windows\System32

  5. Hold down CTRL and press V to Paste the files into the folder.

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