Sunday, 22 April 2012

Solved : Error : 1335 while installing Office 2010 , Windows XP

 Solved : Error : 1335 while installing Office 2010 , Windows XP,

NOTE : Do not try this step in windows 7 Machine, Your computer will go to no boot mode.


Try to change the memory settings for installation, follow these steps:
1.     Click Start, and then click Run.
2.     In the Open box, type msconfig, and then click OK.
3.     On the BOOT.INI tab, click Advanced Options.
4.     In the BOOT.INI Advanced Options dialog box, select the /MAXMEM= check box, and then change the setting to 256 (or lower if your computer has less RAM).
5.     Click OK to close the BOOT.INI Advanced Options dialog box.
6.     In the System Configuration Utility dialog box, click Apply.
7.     Click OK to close the System Configuration Utility dialog box.
8.     Click Restart to the following message:
You must restart your computer for some of the changes made by System Configuration to take effect.
9.     After you restart your computer, install Office as a Complete Install.
10.  After you install Microsoft Office, follow steps 1 through 8 to clear the /MAXMEM= check box.


 NOTE : Make sure you revert the settings back once the installation is complete and reboot the machine.

Monday, 27 February 2012

Office 2007 and Office 2010 applications are in black & White

Step 1: Check if any compatibility option is checked.

  1. Click on Start >MY computer> Program Files> Microsoft Office> Office 12.
  2. Locate Winword.
  3. Right click on “Winword” and then click on Properties.
  1.  Click on “Compatibility” Tab.
  1. Make sure none of the options are checked.
  2. In case any option is checked, please uncheck and click on apply and OK.
  3. Follow step 2 to 6 for all these applications “Excel”, “Outlook”, “Powerpnt”, “MSAccess”, “MSPub”.
  4. Now check for the issue.


Step 2: Change the display settings.

  1. Click on Start > Control Panel.
  2. Click on Classic view on the left Pane.
  3. Open “Accessibility Options”.
  4. Click on “Display” Tab.
  5. Under “High Contrast”, uncheck “Use High Contrast”.
  6. Click on “Settings”
  1. Under “Your current high contrast scheme is:” select “High Contrast Black (Large)”.
  2. Click on OK and then Apply.
  1. Now check for the issue.

Outlook Express : message get stuck in the Outbox

Messages stuck in outbox

Method 1:

Disconnect the Internet connection
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  1. Unplug the Internet cable from the Computer.
  2. Right click on the email from the Outbox and click on Delete.

Method 2:

Rename outbox.dbx
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Click on Start>Search  
Click on All files and folders
Type outbox.dbx under Name
Click on more advanced options & Select
Click on Search
Rename outbox.dbx to outbox.old
Close all the windows
Open Outlook Express

Method 3:

Delete the Attachment from the Email
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  1. Double click on the large email and open it.
  2. Right click on the attachment and left click on Remove/Delete/Clear
  3. Close the email and it will Prompt you if you want to save it, Click on yes.
  4. Right click on the email and click on delete.

Unable to open .Msg attachment or files


Can't open .msg attachments

Based on my search on this specific issue, I found out that Google Desktop software may be conflict with Outlook and leads to this problem in some situations. Now, I'd like to suggest you check if Google Desktop was installed on your machine. If so, please remove it and see whether it helps.
Suggestion 1: Remove Google Desktop if it was installed:
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1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.

2. Double click Add or Remove Programs.

3. In the Currently installed programs list, remove Google Desktop if it exists.

How to set Out of office or vaccation responder in Outlook 2003,Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010


Create a message template
On the File menu, point to New, and then click Mail Message.

On the Options tab, in the Format group, click Plain Text.

In the message body, type the message that you want to send as your automated reply.

In the message window, click the Microsoft Office Button and then click Save As.
In the Save As dialog box, in the Save as type list, click Outlook Template (*.oft).
In the File name box, type a name for your message template, and then click Save.
Create a rule to automatically reply to new e-mail messages
Do one of the following:

On the Tools menu, click Rules and Alerts.
In the Rules and Alerts dialog box, click New Rule.
Under Start from a blank rule, click Check messages when they arrive, and then click Next.
Under Which condition(s) do you want to check?, select the sent only to me check box and any other criteria that you want, and then click Next.
When you see a dialog box informing you that this rule will be applied to every message that you receive, click Yes.
Under What do you want to do with the message?, select the reply using a specific template check box.
Under Step 2: Edit the rule description (click an underlined value), click a specific template.
In the Select a Reply Template dialog box, in the Look In box, click User Templates in File System.
Select the template that you created in the previous section, and then click Open.
Click Next.
Optionally, select the check boxes for any exceptions to the auto-reply rule.
Click Next.
Under Step 1: Specify a name for this rule, type a name for the auto-reply rule, and then click Finish

How to check for the signature and create signature in Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007

Step 1: Check for the Signature
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  1. Open Outlook > click on Tools > Click on Options.
  1. Select Mail Format tab > select Signature tab.
  2. Check the settings for Default Signature (top right side)
For a New Message it should show the Name of Signature
For Replies/Forward it should be the Name of Signature
  1. Click on OK.
  1. Restart Outlook and check with a new email.

If signature is not present try step 2.

Step 2: Create a New Signature
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  1. Open Outlook > click on Tools > Click on Options.
  2. Select Mail Format tab > select Signature tab.
  3. Click on the New Tab
  4. Type the name of signature
  5. Create your signature.
  6. Check the settings for Default Signature (top right side)
For a New Message it should show the Name of Signature (new one created)
For Replies/Forward it should be the Name of Signature (new one created)
  1. Click on OK.
  2. Restart Outlook and check with a new email.

Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010 freezes when you open Outlook , click on new e mail or when you delete e mails.

Step1:  Outlook in Safe Mode
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Safe Mode will disable all add-ins or extensions that will not start, as well as corrupted resources, files, registries, and templates.

1.        Click Start, and click Run; in the Start Search bar, type: "Outlook /safe" (without the quotation marks) and Click OK.

2.        Please click Tools menu, point to Trust center.

3.        Switch to Add-Ins tab.

4.        At the bottom of the window, choose "COM Add-ins" in the Manage list.

5.        Click Go, and clear all the checkboxes in the COM Add-ins popup window.

6.        To the other items listed in the Manage list, repeat #1-#4 to disable all the add-ins.

7.        Restart Outlook to test the issue again.

If this does not work , try

Step 2: Create a new profile
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Note: A new Profile is a new environment for us to use Outlook. To create a new Profile is only for a test to see if the problem is related to the corrupt Profile of Outlook. Creating new Profile will not do any damage to the old Profile.

1. On the Start menu, click Control Panel.
2. Click Switch to Classic View, and then click the Mail icon.

3. In the Mail Setup dialog box, click the Show Profiles button.

4. On the General tab, click to select the Prompt for a profile to be used check box.

5. Click Add.

6. In the Profile Name box, type a descriptive name for the new profile, and then click OK.

7. In the E-mail Accounts dialog box, click Add a new e-mail account, and then click Next.

8. Select the appropriate server type for your new e-mail account, and then click Next.

9. Fill in the appropriate information as prompted to configure the account again, and then click Next.

10. Click OK.

11. Restart Outlook and select the new profile in the popup window

If this does not work, try

Step 3: Clean Boot Mode
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Note: You may experience a temporary loss of some services functionality when you follow these steps. When you restore the settings, the functionality will be restored. However, the original error message or behavior may return.

1. Click Start, type msconfig in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.

Note: If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Continue.

2. On the General tab, click Selective startup.

3. Under Selective Startup, click to clear the Load Startup Items check box.

4. Click the Services tab, click to select the Hide All Microsoft Services check box, and then click Disable All.

5. Click OK, and then click Restart

Unable t view address book in Outlook 2003,Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010


Step 1: Check the settings of Outlook Address Book .

Go to contacts > right click on Contacts folder ( Top left side) > Properties > click on Outlook Address Book tab > check the box “show this folder as an email Address Book”
Close and reopen Outlook and check , if this does not work

Step 2: Remove and Re-Add Outlook Address Book
  1. On the Tools menu, click E-mail Accounts.
  2. Under Directory, select View or change existing directories or address books, and then click Next.
  1. Click the address book you want to delete.
  1. Click Remove.
  2. Click Finish.
Re- Add Outlook Address Book
On the Tools menu, click E-mail Accounts.
Under Directory, Click Add a new directory or address book, and then click Next.
Click on Additional address book , select Outlook Address Book
Close and re-open Outlook and check with the issue

Saturday, 25 February 2012

How to fix blank e mails in Outlook 2010 with Outlook connector for hotmail,live and MSN account.


IMPORTANT: The below steps will completely remove all Outlook profiles and data including profiles and data files that refer to other mail accounts therefore it will be important to perform a backup of the data before proceeding with the steps to be able to retrieve them at a later time if necessary.

For Win XP users:

Step 1: Backup Outlook Data:
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1. Right click on your desktop then in the menu click on New > Folder

2. Give the new folder the name "OL Local Backup" then press ENTER

3. Repeat the above steps to create another backup folder called "OL Roaming Backup"

4. Click on Start > Run

5. Type the following command then click OK.

“%userprofile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook”

6. In the top menu click on the "Edit" button then click on "Select All"

7. Go back in the "Edit" button then click "CUT"

NOTE: We want to remove all the content of this folder therefore we do not want to use the Copy command.

7. Go back on your desktop and right click on the "OL Local Backup" folder created previously then left click on "Paste" from the Edit menu.

8. Repeat steps 4 to 7 to transfer the data from the roaming folder but this time you need to run the following command, cut and paste into the "OL Roaming Backup" folder of you desktop:

“%userprofile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook”

Once the transfer is complete, please confirm that all the data in is the backup folder on your desktop and that the Outlook folder is empty and proceed to Step 2.

Step 2: Remove all profiles:
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1. Click on Start > Control Panel
2. On the left hand side of the control panel, click on "Switch to Classic View"
3. In classic view, double click on the "Mail" icon
4. In the "Mail Setup" dialog box, click on the "Show Profiles" button.
5. Select a profile from the list then click on the "Remove" button and repeat this for all profiles listed.
6. Click OK.


Step 3: Remove the Outlook profile registry entry:
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NOTE: The keys referring to your Outlook profiles may have been removed during the previous step.  The following steps are simply to confirm if they are present and if so then delete them.

1. Click on Start > Run

2. Type REGEDIT then click OK. Click on "Continue" if prompt by the User Account Control

3. In the registry editor, navigate and expand the following registry key to view its sub folders:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows Messaging Subsystem\Profiles

4. Right click on the first sub folder then click on Delete.  Repeat for all "Profiles" sub folders.

5. Repeat the above registry steps for the following registry key where the "S-1-xxxxxx" refers to your Windows profile.  This will vary from one computer to another:

HKEY_USERS\S-1-xxxxxx\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows Messaging Subsystem\Profiles

6. Close the registry editor.

Step 4: Create a new Outlook profile:
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1. Launch Outlook
2. If prompt, give the new profile a name then click OK
3. In the new mail account Wizard check "Manually configure server settings or additional server types" then click on Next.
4. Select "Other" then from the list select "Microsoft Office Outlook Connector" and click Next.
5. Enter your Windows Live ID credentials and name then click on OK.

Let the synchronisation complete.

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Windows Vista and Windows 7 users

IMPORTANT: The below steps will completely remove all Outlook profiles and data including profiles and data files that refer to other mail accounts therefore it will be important to perform a backup of the data before proceeding with the steps to be able to retrieve them at a later time if necessary.

For Vista users:

Step 1: Backup Outlook Data:
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1. Right click on your desktop then in the menu click on New > Folder

2. Give the new folder the name "OL Local Backup" then press ENTER

3. Repeat the above steps to create another backup folder called "OL Roaming Backup"

4. Click on Start > All Programs > Accessories > Run

5. Type the following command then click OK.
"%userprofile%\AppData\local\Microsoft\Outlook"

6. In the top menu click on the "Organize" button then click on "Select All"

7. Go back in the "Organize" button then click "CUT"

NOTE: We want to remove all the content of this folder therefore we do not want to use the Copy command.

7. Go back on your desktop and right click on the "OL Local Backup" folder created previously then left click on "Paste" from the menu.

8. Repeat steps 4 to 7 to transfer the data from the roaming folder but this time you need to run the following command, cut and paste into the "OL Roaming Backup" folder of you desktop:
"%userprofile%\AppData\roaming\Microsoft\Outlook"

Once the transfer is complete, please confirm that all the data in is the backup folder on your desktop and that the Outlook folder is empty and proceed to Step 2.

Step 2: Remove all profiles:
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1. Click on Start > Control Panel
2. On the left hand side of the control panel, click on "Classic View"
3. In classic view, double click on the "Mail" icon
4. In the "Mail Setup" dialog box, click on the "Show Profiles" button.
5. Select a profile from the list then click on the "Remove" button and repeat this for all profiles listed.
6. Click OK.

Step 3: Remove the Outlook profile registry entry:
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NOTE: The keys referring to your Outlook profiles may have been removed during the previous step.  The following steps are simply to confirm if they are present and if so then delete them.

1. Click on Start > All Programs > Accessories > Run

2. Type REGEDIT then click OK. Click on "Continue" if prompt by the User Account Control

3. In the registry editor, navigate and expand the following registry key to view its sub folders:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows Messaging Subsystem\Profiles

4. Right click on the first sub folder then click on Delete.  Repeat for all "Profiles" sub folders.

5. Repeat the above registry steps for the following registry key where the "S-1-xxxxxx" refers to your Windows profile.  This will vary from one computer to another:

HKEY_USERS\S-1-xxxxxx\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows Messaging Subsystem\Profiles

6. Close the registry editor.

Step 4: Create a new Outlook profile:
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1. Launch Outlook
2. If prompt, give the new profile a name then click OK
3. In the new mail account Wizard check "Manually configure server settings or additional server types" then click on Next.
4. Select "Other" then from the list select "Microsoft Office Outlook Connector" and click Next.
5. Enter your Windows Live ID credentials and name then click on OK.

Let the synchronisation complete.


Office 2010 installation stalls or freezes at the end


Disable Print spooler from 

Start > run > services.msc > look for Print spooler > Right Click on print spooler > Properties > Stop the print spooler services > Change the Start up type to Disable.

Restart the computer 

and then try installing office 

Outlook 2010 When you click on Call feature for a contact in Office Outlook 2010 the Dialer window will not pop up.


When you click on Call feature for a contact in Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 the Dialer window will not pop up.



Resolution:  You have to create a registry Key 

Start > Run > regedit > navigate to
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Call Integration

1.            On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
2.            Type TAPIOVERRIDE, and then press ENTER:
3.            Right-click TAPIOVERRIDE, and then click Modify.
4.            In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
5.            On the File menu, click Exit to exit Registry Editor

If you cannot create it manually Copy the text below > open Notepad and save the file with extension by name tapeoveride.reg

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Call Integration]
"TAPIOVERRIDE"=dword:00000001

Unable to install office 2010 or Office 2007 Error : 1406 on Windows XP, Windows Vista > Windows 7 machine




Give permission to Following registry Keys:

Start > Run > regedit and navigate to 

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Components

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components

How to give permission to the registry Key.

Right Click on the components Key >
Click on Advanced >
Click on Owner Tab >
Click on Administrator > Check the Box which Says “Replace Owner on Sub container and Objects “
Click on Apply > Click on Permission Tab > Click on Add   Type “Everyone” without quotes  > Check Names >  Check the box for “Full Control” Click on ok