Friday, October 17, 2008

Lookout crashes in Vista if Microsoft Outlook connector is Installed

In my office desktop, I have lookout installed to speed up searches in Outlook 2003.  Lookout started crashing frequently for the last couple of days, I was not sure what the reason was and I tried to find the solution online. 

After trial and error, I found out that I have recently installed Outlook connector as part of Windows Live package (I wanted to install only Livewriter but mistakenly installed outlook live connector).  Once  I uninstalled Live connector everything is fine and lookout is able to index my mails without any issues.

I hope this post will be of help to someone who runs into the same issue.

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks premkumar. I've been looking for a fix desperately and this worked for me.

Alex said...

At work with outlook files I recommend use-pst file repair utility,program is free as how as I remember,it recover corrupted files with *.ost and *.pst extensions,can help you to extract all messages and contacts, your mailbox will be completely restored,can preview the results and see, which messages can be repaired successfully with Outlook .pst file repair program,can save the results to their hard drives or any other removable media,supports extracting of *.vcf, *.eml and *.txt formats,also possible to convert recovered data to a file with *.pst extension, that can be opened by any email client, compatible with Microsoft Outlook.

Marc S. said...

I had the same problem that LookOut crashes in Vista, but this isn´t connected with Live connector! So I read a few articles in the internet and found that LookOut was bought by microsoft and isn´t developed anymore and so LookOut doesn´t work with Vista and Outlook 07. So now I serach for a new tool, has anybody an idea?
Please let me know!
Thanks!

conrad said...

@marc:

a good tool is Lookeen.
you find it under http://www.lookeen.com

Alex said...

At work with outlook and other mail files I advise ti use next software-view read inbox outlook,it is reliable tool and has free status as far as I can see,also utility help you with your mailbox recovery of Microsoft Outlook, when it is corrupted or lost,can restore mail server after a failure, they will do it, otherwise, all mailboxes may be lost,keeps a replica of user's mailbox on your HDD, users usually misknow this fact, but it is very important and gives a chance to recover your data,can help you to retrieve your data from a file with *.ost extension, that is stored on your hard drive,can process files with *.ost and *.pst extensions and recover data, that was considered to be lost.

Marc S. said...

Thank you both for teh tip, but can they also search in attachments and not only for them? do you know what I mean?
Another important feature what I need is that it should work with exchange server!?
Maybe you could help me again!?
Thanks!

Anonymous said...

A couple of weeks ago I checked my computer on viruses and something happened.My mails were damaged.But one man advised-recover contacts pst.As he said tool is free and helped him very quickly.Tool helped me too,has good feature such as work with all supported versions of Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft Outlook email client for restore contacts .pst file.

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