can't deploy outlook addin. RRS feed

  • Question

  • I developed an outlook addin program. After I published it in a shared folder, the user can't install it. The issue is windows cannot open the vsto file during the installation process.

    How can I use VS2010 to publish this addin program for the end users who're using outlook 2003, 2007 and 2010?

    Thank you.


    Friday, March 18, 2011 1:43 AM


  • Hi nzhideo,

    Thanks for posting in the MSDN Forum.

    As far as I see, you can publish the add-in for the end use who Outlook 2007 or 2010, if you add-in is based on 2007. If you add-in based on Outlook 2010, you’re able to publish the add-in only for the end users who use 2010. If you want to create an add-in which can work with outlook 2003, you need Visual studio 2008.

    Have a good day,


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    Monday, March 21, 2011 11:31 AM