Mailing List CGatePro@mail.stalker.com Message #106755
From: Karl Zander cgplist@commpartners.com <CGatePro@mail.stalker.com>
Subject: Re: Outlook 2016 Crashes with MAPI
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 06:17:18 -0500
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Staff at our offices are saying Outlook 2016 is now stable for them.  I am skeptical.  I didn't do anything to fix it.  The only change I am aware of is the Windows 10 Creator Fall update.

I am going to upgrade two more staff to Outlook 2016 and monitor how it works for them.

--Karl


On Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:50:04 +1000
 "Shaun Gamble listrdr@redco.com.au" <CGatePro@mail.stalker.com> wrote:
>It's been three months and I cannot get an answer at all...
>
>I just thought I'd check here to see if anyone has heard anything. I'll go back to the suppliers.
>
>
>On 12/02/2018 3:17 PM, Paul_Dudley pdudley@anl.com.au wrote:
>>
>> No – I have not seen an update.
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Paul Dudley
>>
>> pdudley@anl.com.au <mailto:pdudley@anl.com.au>
>>
>> >
>>
>> >Has anyone seen an update to the Outlook 2016 crashing problem yet?
>>
>> >
>>
>> On 31/01/2018 9:22 AM, Shaun Gamble listrdr@redco.com.au <mailto:listrdr@redco.com.au> wrote:
>>
>>     We do not use shared folders or shared calendars, which is
>>     possibly what you are referring to. We us MAPI or ActiveSync to
>>     allow access to email, calendar events, contacts and tasks on
>>     multiple devices for the one user.
>>
>>     Funnily enough we were about to do a change where we had a large
>>     shared calendar for our hotel back of office team (especially
>>     reservations and functions). We have abandoned that idea for the
>>     time being and I am now reassessing how we can best do it,
>>     considering MAPI and Outlook 2016 currently are an unreliable
>>     combination.
>>
>>     The most likely outcome at this stage is to move away from inhouse
>>     mail server.
>>
>>     On 30/01/2018 7:47 PM, Sérgio Araújo sergio@3gnt.net
>>     <mailto:sergio@3gnt.net> wrote:
>>
>>         Hi,
>>
>>         On 30/01/2018 05:37, Shaun Gamble listrdr@redco.com.au
>>         <mailto:listrdr@redco.com.au> wrote:
>>
>>             Today has been a nightmare.
>>
>>             We had a Windows 10 PC with MSO2016. Outlook would not
>>             stop crashing. We uninstalled and reinstalled MSO three
>>             times. After the second time we tried installing MSO2013
>>             instead. It would not accept the product key. Yay.
>>
>>             The third time, we did not bother with MAPI. We gave it an
>>             Active Sync account with the same CGP server and the
>>             problems disappeared.
>>
>>             This will now be our answer for all Outlook 2016 crashing
>>             from now on. I am no longer going to bother with MAPI. It
>>             is causing too many problems for our sites. Sometimes is
>>             not good enough.
>>
>>             About a third of our workstations have now experienced
>>             this problem.
>>
>>
>>         Please explain how providing your Outlook 2016/2013 users with
>>         Active Sync allowed them to work in "workgroup" mode, with
>>         Outlook.
>>
>>         Or.. are you asking them to use their smartphone or tablets to
>>         manage contacts and calendars ?
>>
>>         Regards,
>>
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