Possible Outlook stability issues in a Citrix environment with specific versions of AppSense software installed

Applies to: Outlook 2013Microsoft Outlook 2010Microsoft Office Outlook 2007

Symptoms


When using Outlook in a Citrix environment with specific versions of AppSense software installed, some issues related to program stability have been seen by Microsoft support teams. This includes, but is not limited to, the following symptoms:
  • Outlook crashes while printing
  • High CPU
  • Email messages remaining (stuck) in the Outbox folder
  • Outlook stops responding (hang)
  • Poor performance
NOTE: The use of Outlook in a Citrix environment with AppSense software does not necessarily mean you will see these symptoms, even if you have the versions specified below under Cause. And, there are definitely other causes for these symptoms. This article is merely intended to help you identify possible causes of these symptoms when using Outlook.

Cause


The symptoms listed above have been seen with the following versions of AppSense files. 
FileFile versionEnvironment Manager (EM) version
Pvc.dll8.2.125.08.2.125.0
LockDownMgr.dll8.1.591.08.1.591.0

Resolution


If you are experiencing one or more of the above symptoms in a Citrix environment with AppSense software installed, we recommend you first review the version of the AppSense Environment Manager you have installed.
FileFile VersionEnvironment Manager (EM) versionFixed EM version
Pvc.dll8.2.125.08.2.125.08.4.309.0
LockDownMgr.dll8.1.591.08.1.591.08.2.206.0
If your version is lower than the version listed under ‘Fixed EM version’ in the above table, please visit the AppSense Web site (registration required) to install the latest available version of the AppSense Environment Manager