Well you are likely here because you are the adventurous type who had Office 2013 Preview installed and then tried to uninstall and install the full release.
Microsoft Office 2013 does not support upgrading from a preview version of Microsoft Office 2013. You must first uninstall these preview versions of Microsoft Office 2013 products and associated technologies:
Microsoft Office 2013 Professional Plus 2013
Some may advise you to go into control panel and remove all Office items from the programs list. However if you are like me then that will not be enough.
If you are still having issues after reviewing the programs list in the control panel then go ahead and delete the following registry key:
If for some reason that isn’t enough, then delete these as well:
if that still doesn’t do it, then search for the phrase “2013” at the root of the registry and start wacking keys that look office 2013 related. However I am pretty sure that first one will take care of you.
Hey if I helped ya, or you can add something to the conversation then please let me know in the comments belooooooow! I take payment in the form of “thanks” in the comments 😉
Real quick one today, one of my users today told me she had been holding off upgrading to Office 2010 SP1 due to an error using one of the Wizards in Access 2010.
She happened to be on x64 but I believe this was a bug in both.
"The database cannot be opened because the VBA project contained in it cannot be read. The database can be opened only if the VBA project is first deleted. Deleting the VBA project removes all code from modules, forms and reports. You should back up your database before attempting to open the database and delete the VBA project."
Once you click OK on this message, you may receive any of the errors below:
Cannot update. Database or object is read-only.
The Visual Basic for Applications project in the database is corrupt.
Microsoft Access can’t find the wizard. This wizard has not been installed, or there is an incorrect setting in the Windows Registry, or this wizard has been disabled.
Well all you need to do to fix it is get the hotfix from Microsoft:
Just simply scroll down to the large consumer focused icon that say "Microsoft Fix It" and click it. You download a quick package which patches Access.
Note: Make sure you close down all of Office first!
While am a sure there are a ton of reasons Outlook Anywhere will not work, here are the two huge issues we ran into when getting this working.
1) Wild Card Certificates (special handling)
If you are using a wild card certificate, you will need to run the following connect on whatever CAS server you are using:
Set-OutlookProvider -Identity EXPR -CertPrincipalName msstd:*.contoso.com
You can also check what the current settings are by using:
Note: *.contoso.com is replaced with your wildcard certificate name.
by changing that setting it will update autodiscovery to set that into the outlook client configuration as shown here:
For more details about wildcards and Outlook Anywhere go here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc535023.aspx
2) Issues with IIS and Certificate Settings
Everyone who is trying to get Outlook Anywhere working should triple check that on the root of the IIS site is set to ignore client certificates.
To do that first go to the properties of the IIS website that has your RPC proxy (the root of the website)
Then click the directory Security Tab, and click Edit on Secure communications
Make sure “Ignore Client Certificates” is selected.
You can change all of the sub folders but you must make sure it is set to ignore on the root site.
So there you have it, those were to two issues we had and were able to resolve.
I would like to thank Jason B (one of my Network Administrators) who did the research to discover the second issue.