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Subject:Re: Upgrading to Win 10 and P11
Date:Tue, 15 Sep 2020 13:35:06 +1000
From:Leslie <"ViaThe List"@NOSPAM.com>
Newsgroups:pnews.paradox-programming


On 7/09/2020 12:57 AM, Roger Phil wrote:
> Ian Espie wrote:
>> A number of machines where there is a P11 database (28 years data)
>> running have been up graded from Win7 to Win10 and Office 365.  This has
>> caused huge problems as said in a previous message - and which I am
>> systematically trying to sort out. One of these computers acts as the
>> "server" of the database and all the others have been given permissions
>> etc and can access and edit the database - all worked well until the
>> upgrade.
>>
>> One error message that came up - even during the installation is that
>> there is no default Mail server on the machine.  Outlook (2016 ??) is
>> being used. It has been set as the default mail programme in Outlook
>> options as well as selecting it as a default app in Win10, but yet this
>> error message still comes up when the application tries to create a
>> report to be sent via email. Suggestions would be appreciated.
>>
>> Kind regards,
>>
>> Ian
>
> Gone through the same thing on P10 as Steve said Microsoft & MAPI!
> I changed default email to WLM and more recently to eMclient to get around.
>

We no longer use MAPI for Outlook given that on Windows 64 with Outlook 
64, MAPI causes a bunch of issues called from a 32 Bit application - 
even as trivial as the background stationery not happening correctly.

So instead we now use COM/automation (Ole in old speak) to send emails 
when Outlook is the default mail application and it just works.




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