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The virtual version of Microsoft Outlook 2010 fails to start on Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, 64-bit operating systems. (2063264)

Details

  1. Capture 32 bit office2010 on Windows7x64
  2. Copy binaries to any of Windows 7x64,Windows8x64,WindowsServer12x64 Virtual Machines
  3. Launch Outlook2010
  4. An installer dialog pops up with an error.
  5. Click OK, An error message stating Cannot start Microsoft Outlook is displayed.
  6. If the installer does not pop up at launch, configure outlook without email support and click finish
  7. Installer dialog pops up and displays an error after you click OK

Solution

  1. PreScan
  2. Install .net 4
  3. Reboot the VM
  4. Install Office2010
  5. Activate Office2010 license
  6. PostScan
  7. Add the Key
  8. isolation_full HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Search\Preferences
    Value=PreventIndexingOutlook
    REG_DWORD=#01#00#00#00
      8.  Build the project
      9.  Launch Outlook2010 on a clean Win7x64 VM

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