After you assign Color Categories to your Outlook items in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, a Color Category that uses a dark color may print lighter than other Color Categories.
This issue is fixed in the Outlook 2007 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package that is dated September 24, 2008.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
957909 Description of the Outlook 2007 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: September 24, 2008
After you apply the hotfix, you must 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 orlink. Click Runin the File Downloaddialog box, and then follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.
Note This wizard may be in English only; however, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.
Note If you are not on the computer that has the problem, you can save the automatic fix to a flash drive or to a CD, and then you can run it on the computer that has the problem.
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
To enable the hotfix, follow these steps:
Exit Outlook 2007.
Start Registry Editor.
In Windows Vista, click , type regedit in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password, or provide confirmation.
In Windows XP, click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
Locate and then click to select the following registry subkey: