RE: Outlook on Exchange

  • From: "Steve Moffat" <steve@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2004 09:25:49 -0400

Uninstall office, and re-install Exchange


From: Stelley, Douglas [mailto:dstelley@xxxxxxx] 
Sent: Friday, December 10, 2004 9:21 AM
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] Outlook on Exchange

Morning all,

        I've read lately how "unwise" it is to have Outlook installed on
the exchange servers. I had been using it that way for a couple of years
but I bow to the wisdom of the true experts in this field.

        But one thing I haven't found the answer to. If I simply
uninstall Office (2003) from the server,
(win2003/Exchange2003/domain2003), will Exchange replace the files
Office had overwritten?

        I'm not sure what all but it has to do with MAPI and the
different version Outlook uses vs. Exchange.

Anyhow, I guess the real question is, Can I safely uninstall Office? Or
will I have to replace files from Exchange afterwards?


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