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Windows 7: Any way to run Outlook 2007 in XP Compatibility mode?

18 Jun 2009   #1

Windows 7 RC1 build 7100
Any way to run Outlook 2007 in XP Compatibility mode?

Hi, all

I am using Outlook 2007 on Windows 7 RC1 (7100) with Franklin Covey PlanPLus for Outlook v.6 add-on. This add-ob really gets slow at times. I asked tehir support, they said windows 7 is not supported (ah, that was easy to forsee).

Before I try the thing on XP - I want to try running Outlook in XP Compatibility Mode. When I try this Outlook starts, but cannot find my profile (or any profiles whatsoever).

Ok, windows 7 keeps Outlook data differently from Win XP. But how can I create a profile for XP compatibility mode? The craziest thing is run a control panel which creates profiels in XP Compatibility mode, or reinstall outlook (or start it with some command-line switch to pretend that it runs the very first time and force it to craete a profile while running in XP Compatibility mode?)

Anybody? Any ideas?

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18 Jun 2009   #2

Vista Ult64, Win7600

Hi, is this what you mean.

Compatibility Mode
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18 Jun 2009   #3

Windows 7 RC1 build 7100

Well, not that I do not understand how to enable the XP Compatibility mode. I just said that I do not understand why when Outlook is launched in XP Compatibility mode, it cannot find its profiles and how to get around it.

thanks for the effort, though.
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