Windows 7 - Error connecting to WL Calendar

Asked By Charles on 09-Oct-08 03:50 PM
I have been getting "There was an error when attempting to connect to the
Windows Live Calendar service. If the error persists, check to see if there's
an upgrade of Windows Live Mail available or contact a service
representative."

Any help appreciated.....
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Charles




Geoff Clark [MSFT] replied on 10-Oct-08 12:00 AM
This is a known issue that we are working on. We are hitting capacity limits
on our servers and are working to increase capacity.
RClark7 replied on 10-Feb-09 08:48 AM
I am also getting "There was an error when attempting to connect to the
Windows Live Calendar service. If the error persists, check to see if there's
an upgrade of Windows Live Mail available or contact a service
representative." each time I check my mail. Is there anyway I can uninstall
the calendar service and just keep Windows Live Mail. I have no need of the
calendar and it is becoming a real nuisance.
Peter.R replied on 10-Feb-09 11:40 AM
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...winston replied on 10-Feb-09 02:07 PM
Ron,
On a few instances after copying another LiveID contact.ebd file to the default DBStore folder, I've seen the Live ID of the
source contacts.edb   displayed when viewing the default contacts.

Never did investigate if it’s a supporting file or the contacts.edb file, thus I've always deleted the subfolders and files under
the default DBStore, which seems to do the trick.

Two possibilities come to mind - one of the supporting files is responsible or the contacts.edb is involved until its updated and
saved by WLM...or a third(a combination)

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...winston
ms-mvp mail
Oldroboma replied on 15-Mar-09 12:50 AM
I have exactly the same problem as R Clark73,  and have posted error reports
to microsoft, I have received replies BUT the replies send me to a BLANK web
page!! so apart from this 'we are working on it' is the only replies Ive been
able to see. and the error as Mr Clark says is bloody annoying...... WHEN
will you increase the space as its been OVER A MONTH now.
Geoff Clark [MSFT] replied on 15-Mar-09 12:10 PM
The server was updated this week to fix the 100% CPU error that users were
seeing. Can you confirm that you don't see 100% CPU for 2.5 minutes before
the error dialog comes up?

I'd guess you're hitting a different issue. Can you turn on calendar logging
(tools->options->Advanced->Maintence->calendar check box) cause a failed
calendar sync and send me(geoffcl@microsoft.com) your windowlivemail.log
file? I can help figure out what's going on.

Your logfile is at:
C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live
Mail\WindowLiveMail.log
(Vista)
C:\Documents and Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application
Data\Microsoft\Windows Live Mail\WindowLiveMail.log (xp)

Thanks,
-geoff