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Windows 7: Outlook 2007 desktop Alerts Don't Work

02 Jan 2011   #11

Windows 10 Education 64 bit

I turned them off, rebooted and turned them back on. Turned them off, closed outlook, opened outlook and turned them back on and it didn't seem to matter. I've un-installed office 2007 and installed office 2003. Outlook 2003 found my PST file and my rules and now everything works the way it should. Desktop alerts work and outlook closes properly when I shut it down. I tried two different office 2007 DVDs using my product code and they both had the same problems once SP2 was installed.

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02 Jan 2011   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Hi, Alphanumeric, have you checked your add-ins for an incompatibility in 2007 that might be causing the behavior you see in that version?
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03 Jan 2011   #13

Windows 10 Education 64 bit

Most of them were from Microsoft but I disabled them all anyway and it didn't affect anything. I had to run Outlook as an administrator to kill the Adobe Contribute toolbar. Outlook was messed up before I installed CS5 so I don't think it had anything to do with my Outlook 2007 problems. This last time around I did a clean install of windows 7, did all the updates for 7, and then installed office 2007 right after that. Patched it and setup Outlook. From what I have seen looking for a fix for this problem, it's SP2 for office 2007 that causes it, Microsoft is aware of the problem, but hasn't done anything about it. Right now I'm running Office 2003 and outlook is working normally.
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