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No prompt for credentials when you start Outlook 2010 as an initial application in RDP or as a published application in Citrix Zen

Microsoft Outlook 2010 does not prompt for credentials if one of the following conditions is true:
  • You start Outlook 2010 as an initial application in a remote desktop (RDP) session.
  • You start Outlook 2010 as a published application in Citrix Zen.

To resolve this issue, apply the following update:
2596996 Description of the Office 2010 hotfix package (x86 Mso-x-none.msp, x64 Mso-x-none.msp): December 13, 2011

Registry key information

Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
After you install the hotfix package, follow these steps to enable the hotfix:

To have us enable the hotfix for you, go to the "Fix it for me" section. If you prefer to enable the hotfix yourself, go to the "Let me fix it myself" section.

Fix it for me

To enable the hotfix automatically, click the Fix it button or link. Then click Run in the File Download dialog box, and follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.

  • Please install hotfix 2596996 before you run this Fix it solution.
  • This wizard may be in English only. However, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.
  • If you are not on the computer that has the problem, save the Fix it solution to a flash drive or a CD and then run it on the computer that has the problem.

Then, go to the "Did this fix the problem?" section.

Let me fix it myself

After you install the hotfix package, follow these steps to enable the hotfix:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
  2. Locate and then select the following registry subkey:
  3. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD (32-bit) value.
  4. Type DoNotQueryUserNotificationState, and then press ENTER.
  5. Right-click DoNotQueryUserNotificationState, and then click Modify.
  6. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  7. Exit Registry Editor.

Did this fix the problem?

  • Check whether the problem is fixed. If the problem is fixed, you are finished with this section. If the problem is not fixed, you can contact support.
  • We would appreciate your feedback. To provide feedback or to report any issues with this solution, please leave a comment on the "Fix it for me" blog or send us an email message.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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Article ID: 2596960 - Last Review: 09/03/2013 06:45:00 - Revision: 5.0

Microsoft Outlook 2010

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