CRM "V3C" Outlook Client Released For Vista and Office 2007 Compatibility

Microsoft today released an updated Outlook client for CRM 3. This new client, which requires no changes on the server, delivers CRM integration to the 2007 version of Office Outlook as well as Vista compatibility. It also includes several significant upgrades. According to MS: "Nearly every aspect of the CRM Outlook Client has been touched and updated…

  • Integration with the Office 2007 “Ribbon”
  • Custom MAPI Store (no more PST file!)
  • SQL Express Edition 2005 SP1
  • Inclusion of all existing client hotfixes
  • Windows Vista Support
    o User Access Control
    o GPO deployments
    o Internet Explorer 7

"In addition, we now also support…

  • Clean installation of V3C
  • Upgrade from CRM V3 Outlook Client to V3C
  • Support for hotfixes and patching using MSP technology

The update can be downloaded here.


Anonymous said...

Are there any issues with this and an unpatched CRM 3.0 installation? It does not appear to be working!!

Mike McAlea

Matt Wittemann said...

The V3C client should work fine with the RTM code for CRM 3.0. But you should install Update Rollup 2 on both your server and clients if possible...

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