"The attempted operation failed. An object cannot be found."

I just installed Office 2010 - when I try to send an email, I get the message "The attempted operation failed.  An object cannot be found"  This is a new computer with Windows 7 installed.  I also earlier installed Outlook 2007 (prior to installing Outlook 2010) and I got the same message.
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Create a new profile in Outlook and verify if the same issue occurs.

 

Note: Ensure to have your email account created in the new profile and also open the old outlook data file and set it as def

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In addition to Som’s suggestion ensure Outlook is not running in compatibility mode:

 

Click on Start > Computer > C-Drive (C :) > Program Files or Program Files (X86) > Microsoft Office > Office14

 

Locate the Outlook icon, then do a right-click on it and select ‘Properties’

 

Select the ‘Compatibility’ tab then uncheck the ‘Run this program in Compatible mode for’ option

 

Click on Apply and then select OK

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