The Microsoft Office Outlook Connector does not appear to connect, and it does not synchronize your e-mail account in Microsoft Outlook.
This problem occurs because of the zipping requests that are sent to the server by the Outlook Connector. Zipping requests are when e-mail messages with zipped attachments are scanned for viruses.
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To work around this problem, disable zipping requests. To do this, follow these steps:
Follow these steps, and then quit Registry Editor:
Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
Locate and then click the following key in the registry:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ Microsoft\ Microsoft Office Outlook Connector
On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD value.
Type ZipRequestDisabled, and then press ENTER.
On the Edit menu, click Modify.
Type 1, and then click OK.
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