After installing Visio Professional 2013, can No longer open Windows Search email results,
either double or right clicking, screenshot below.
Message icon also changed from gold to blue, even though the 2013 version of Outlook is Not installed.
Any ideas how to fix this without uninstalling Visio?
Using following with latest updates:
- Microsoft Visio 2013 (15.0.4420.1017) MSO (15.0.4454.1002) 32-bit
- Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit.
- Outlook 2010 SP1.
Troubleshooting steps taken:
- Ran "Find and fix problems with Windows Search" Troubleshooter, no issues found.
- In "Windows Features" turned Windows Search off, restarted, then back on, index took while to rebuild.
- Moved by Jaynet ZhangMicrosoft contingent staff, Moderator Friday, January 11, 2013 8:51 AM Visio 2013
As an interim measure, ran "System Restore" to restore system to a pre Visio installation state, Windows Search now works again as normal, however no Visio 2013.
MS took it out (or depreciated it) and you must search from within Outlook. There is a MS Technote article on it.
OK, so help me here.... I get it, MS decided NOT to allow searching.
Hasn't Google taken over the world (so to say) by allowing SEARCHING?
Why would MS take it out?
I have a multiple mailbox outlook (6 to be exact) so have 6 different pst files (all POP). How in the world can I search for things one at a time?
Please MS, rethink your search strategy before people like Google take it all away from you again (remember google desktop search).
Here is the official word from MShttp://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc178954(v=office.15).aspx
I just ran into the same problem. I was aware that starting with Office 2013 and Windows 8, Microsoft removed the ability to index/search Outlook from Windows Search, which is precisely why I still run Windows 7 and Outlook 2010. Unfortunately, I did not realize that by installing Visio 2013 that I would break this functionality. Now I'm going to have to rollback and install an earlier version of Visio. I'm hoping that maybe Microsoft will change their mind on this feature and add Outlook search back into the Windows Search in a future version of Windows and Office. This is something I use ALL the time.
David A. Bermingham, MVP, Senior Technical Evangelist, SIOS Technology Corp
I had the same problem after installing Visio 2013 on an installation of Office 2010 in Windows 7. Doing a "Repair" of Office 2010 solved the problem. From the Control Panel->Programs and Features. Select Office, pick Change and then "Repair" is one of the options.