VSTO 2005/Office 2003 - Reqs done, security done - Addin not working?

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VSTO 2005/Office 2003 - Reqs done, security done - Addin not working?
Add in not loading in Outlook on end-user machine. 
Michael Hopewell




Posts: 1
Joined: 2008-11-04
Hi,

My scenario is as follows. I have two Virtual PCs setup to develop the Outlook Add in in VS2005 (on the Build Machine) for deployment to Office 2003 (on the Install Machine).

Specifications are as follows:

Build Machine:
- Office 2003 PIAs installed
- Office 2003 installed
- Visual Studio 2005 installed
- VSTO 2005 installed
- .NET Framework

Install Machine:
- Office 2003 PIAs installed
- Office 2003 installed
- VSTO For Office Runtime
- Visual Studio 2005 installed
- .NET Framework

I've collected a bunch of information off the website and made an Outlook Add-in, set the security policy and ensured what I believe are the requirements for the Install Machine. On running the installation, it installs successfully on the Build Machine and Install Machine to the correct directory with correct caspol permissions (see extract below).

When opening Outlook why does it not load on the Install Machine? I have spent nearly a week trying to get this sorted, but with no success. Probably I've missed something basic.

Any help is GREATLY appreciated!!!

I look forward to hearing from you.

Michael
p.s. The source code is at http://rapidshare.com/files/160700423/AutoDeployOutlookAddIn.zip.html
p.s. A word document I created containing screenshots is at http://rapidshare.com/files/160746139/OutlookAddinProblem.doc.html




---- CASPOL extract on the Install Machine:


Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
© Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Michael>C:\windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\
CasPol.exe -lg
Microsoft ® .NET Framework CasPol 2.0.50727.42
Copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Security is ON
Execution checking is ON
Policy change prompt is ON

Level = Machine

Code Groups:

1. All code: Nothing
1.1. Zone - MyComputer: FullTrust
1.1.1. StrongName - 00240000048000009400000006020000002400005253413100040
0000100010007D1FA57C4AED9F0A32E84AA0FAEFD0DE9E8FD6AEC8F87FB03766C834C99921EB23BE
79AD9D5DCC1DD9AD236132102900B723CF980957FC4E177108FC607774F29E8320E92EA05ECE4E82
1C0A5EFE8F1645C4C0C93C1AB99285D622CAA652C1DFAD63D745D6F2DE5F17E5EAF0FC4963D261C8
A12436518206DC093344D5AD293: FullTrust
1.1.2. StrongName - 00000000000000000400000000000000: FullTrust
1.2. Zone - Intranet: LocalIntranet
1.2.1. All code: Same site Web
1.2.2. All code: Same directory FileIO - 'Read, PathDiscovery'
1.3. Zone - Internet: Internet
1.3.1. All code: Same site Web
1.4. Zone - Untrusted: Nothing
1.5. Zone - Trusted: Internet
1.5.1. All code: Same site Web
1.6. Url - C:\Program Files\Hopewell\MyOutlookAddInSetup\*: FullTrust
Success
Posted 04 Nov, 2008 21:41:55 Top
Eugene Astafiev


Add-in Express team


Posts: 8540
Joined: 2007-07-25
Hello Michael,

Do you use Add-in Express?
.NET, Extended MAPI, Windows Phone & RT
Posted 05 Nov, 2008 12:08:26 Top