Windows Desktop Search 3.0 does not return Outlook 2007 e-mail items


When you use Windows Desktop Search 3.0 together with Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, you experience the following symptoms:

• No e-mail items are returned when you use Windows Desktop Search to search for items.

• On a Microsoft Windows XP-based computer, Outlook may not appear on the All Locations menu in Windows Desktop Search.

• When you open the Indexing Options item in Control Panel, you experience one of the following symptoms:

Microsoft Office Outlook does not appear in the Included Locations list in the Indexing Options dialog box.

Microsoft Office Outlook appears in the Included Locations list. However, a folder icon appears next to Microsoft Office Outlook instead of the Outlook 2007 icon.

• If you click Modify in the Indexing Options dialog box, you experience one of the following symptoms:

Microsoft Office Outlook does not appear in the Indexed Locations dialog box.

Microsoft Office Outlook appears in this dialog box. However, if you expand Microsoft Office Outlook, Mailbox - Your Name does not appear.

• If you are running Windows Vista, the following event is logged in the Application log:

Event Source: Search
Event Category: Gatherer
Event ID: 3036
Date: date
Time: time
Type: Warning
User: N/A
Computer: ComputerName
Description: The content source <mapi://[GUID}/> cannot be accessed.
Content Windows Application, SystemIndexCatalog
Details:
The filtering was stopped because of a user action, such as stopping the crawl
{0x80040d54}

If you are running Windows XP, the following event is logged in the Application log:

Event Source: Windows Search Service
Event Category: Gatherer
Event ID: 3036
Date: date
Time: time
Type: Warning
User: N/A
Computer: ComputerName
Description: The content source <mapi://[GUID}/> cannot be accessed.
Content Windows Application, SystemIndexCatalog
Details:
The specified address was excluded from the index. The site path rules may have to be modified to include this address.
{0x80040d07}

This issue occurs if the following registry subkey is missing from the computer:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Outlook.Application

You may experience this issue if you install a Microsoft Office 2003 program after the 2007 Microsoft Office system is installed.

For example, you experience this issue in the following scenario:

1. You install the 2007 Office system.

2. You modify the 2007 Office system installation to remove Microsoft Office Word 2007.

3. You install Microsoft Office Word 2003.

For detailed information, please go through the following KB article and its resolution steps.

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