Outlook: A Filtering Error Has Occurred -199

When you open Outlook Express 4.5 for Macintosh, or you attempt to send or receive mail, you may receive the following error message:

A filtering error has occurred -199.

CAUSE
This error can occur if a file is trapped in the Outlook Express cache.

RESOLUTION
To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
Start Outlook Express 4.5 Macintosh Edition.
On the Tools menu, click Empty Cache.
Click Empty entire cache.
You can also resolve this issue by upgrading to Outlook Express 5.02.

If you are unable to open Outlook Express, use the following steps:
Locate and open the Otlook Express User(s) folder (usually found where the application program is located).
Open the identity folder from within the Outlook Express User(s) folder.
Drag the cache folder out to the Desktop.
Close all folders.
Start Outlook Express.
  • 432 Users Found This Useful

Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

What are my mail server names?

Your mail server names are mail.yourdomain.com. The server name will be the same no matter how...

What port does POP3 run on?

Ultra Web Hosting POP3 server runs on port 110. This is important but probably not needed for...

Outlook: Cites Error Number 0x80004005 When You Try to Receive E-mail

When you attempt to receive an e-mail message in Outlook Express, the following error message may...

550 Access denied - Invalid HELO name (See RFC2821 4.1.1.1)

The 550 Access denied - Invalid HELO name (See RFC2821 4.1.1.1) error can occur if your rDNS...

Are the master mail account and system account password the same?

Yes. Changing your system password will change your master email account password.