Monday, 28 July 2014

Outlook2013: Outlook hangs when loading profile

If your Outlook is trying to load the profile, but it lasts forever, check the following:

Run Outlook with Ctrl key pressed. This will run Outlook in safe mode.
If Outlook works, then do the following:

1. Run regedit 
2. Browse to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Common
3. Create a new key named "Graphics"
4. In graphics key, create a New DWORD (32-bit) Value named DisableHardwareAcceleration.
5. Enter Value data as 1

Powershell: Get list of installed applications

Enter this to retrieve list of installed applications:

Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\* |Select DisplayName, DisplayVersion, Publisher, InstallDate, HelpLink, UninstallString