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Error When Opening ICS File

Technote (troubleshooting)


Unable to open an ICS file in Notes 8.5.2 and 8.5.3.


Opening the ICS file gives the error:

"Notes cannot process your file. The URL is not associated with a valid iCalendar feed."


The ICS filename had a Trademark (TM) in the file name.


Seen in 8.5.2 and 8.5.3

Resolving the problem

ICS file opens properly in 8.5.1. Removing the Trademark (TM) by renaming the file resolves the issue in 8.5.2 and 8.5.3.

Document information

More support for: IBM Notes
Calendaring and Scheduling

Software version: 8.5.2, 8.5.3

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1606403

Modified date: 24 June 2013

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