Persuade MS to index at the Exchange end, where it should happen? J From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of IT Support Sent: 10 December 2008 07:46 To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx' Subject: [THIN] Re: Outlook 2007 Instant Search - Windows Desktop Search Hi All, Thanks for your tips - i've installed Lookout on a Citrix 4.5 box for testing and it is working fairly good, but performance takes a huge hit when the index is running. Does anyone have any tips / best practices? From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Evan Mann Sent: 05 December 2008 16:02 To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [THIN] Re: Outlook 2007 Instant Search - Windows Desktop Search To report on my links below. I installed Lookout 1.3.0 with Outlook closed. I then copied in the modified lookout.dll and Inventures_Olk.dll into the install directory and overwrote the originals. I opened up Outlook and the Lookout wizard opened. Lookout is currently indexing right now.. There were various blog replies about people having issues on XP and Vista, but not others, but all looks well for me thus far. It founds my PST's and additional mailboxes. I am using Outlook 2007 SP1 on XP SP3. I don't have any extra Add-ins installed into Outlook except for whatever McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.5i installed. if this works as advertised (won't know 100% until indexing is done), I will be a very happy person, and will say bye-bye to WDS! From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Evan Mann Sent: 05 December 2008 15:37 To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [THIN] Re: Outlook 2007 Instant Search - Windows Desktop Search Download link for Lookout 1.3.0 (was the last release); http://majorgeeks.com/Lookout_d4808.html In my searching, I just found the following article on getting Lookout to work in Outlook 2007 http://www.belshe.com/2007/12/06/how-to-install-lookout-on-outlook-2007/ And looking into the November 2008 replies, the following updated method: http://www.wirwar.com/blog/2008/01/22/search-e-mail-at-lightspeed-using-lookout-with-outlook-2007/ There's various other links, methods, patches, etc., but people seem to be pretty gungho on keeping Lookout search working in Outlook 2007. I think I'm going to uninstall WDS and go back to Lookout using these methods. From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Harry Singh Sent: Friday, December 05, 2008 10:10 AM To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [THIN] Re: Outlook 2007 Instant Search - Windows Desktop Search Great Feedback Evan. I actually used Copernic Desktop Search for outlook, but their recent upgrade has actually regressed some functionality and it's actually not even tolerable at this point. where can i get lookout ? as i'm currently running outlook 2k3. I've heard that one needs to be wary of the desktop search engines when it comes to outlook connecting to an Exchange box as it could possible lead to unnecessary overhead on the server side.. On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 10:00 AM, Evan Mann <emann@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:emann@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote: I was an avid user of Lookout Search under Outlook 2003, simply the best thing out there. Small, lean, QUICK. When I upgraded to Office 2007 I was stuck in that Lookout doesn't work. Since MS purchased Lookout Software, I figured the search capabilities of WDS combined with Outlook 2007 would be just as good. So I broke down and installed WDS and configured it to index nothing but Outlook (slows down my computer too much for file system indexing). Verdict? Not as good as Lookout. Nowhere near as fast to pull up search results, WAY more intensive overhead on the system. That being said, it's VASTLY superior to using the built in Outlook 2007 search without WDS. I haven't looked into any other options. I believe the MSN toolbar has integrated search capabilities that are supposed to work with Outlook, but I have always assumed it would be exactly the same as if you had WDS installed. Maybe not? I'm disappointed that MS screwed the pooch on integrating Lookout search technology in the way they did. They should have simply integrated Lookout into Outlook 2007 and not required WDS. From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>] On Behalf Of IT Support Sent: Friday, December 05, 2008 9:45 AM To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>' Subject: [THIN] Outlook 2007 Instant Search - Windows Desktop Search Hello List, What solutions do you use for Outlook 2007 Instant Search? Have any of you tried installed WDS (Windows Desktop Search) ? System is Citrix Presentation Server 4.5, Office 2007 sp1. We are having a torrid time getting anything working - turns out our users like to search lots! Tia. Jaime. BM Polyco Ltd Disclaimer This e-mail and the information it contains are confidential. If you have received this message in error please notify us immediately. You should not use or copy it for any purpose nor disclose its contents to any other party. 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