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Install Outlook and BCM component

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I curently have sbs 2003 installed and all my clients have a retail copy of office loaded.  I have heard that outlook 2003 and BCM are included with sbs.  We use the exchange mail system.  My main objective is to start using BCM (business contact manager).  It would be nice for everyone to share the database but not mandatory.  Also I read many things about having to have 2 different profiles to use BCM with an exchange account but there are workarounds that I would like to deploy too.  
Can someone walk me through the steps to make this happen if it is even possible.
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To get BSM to work with an Exchange profile you need to use this patch:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/831747

As for using a shared database on the sbs server:
1. Install an Instance of MSDE2000SP4 on your SBS.
It must be named MICROSOFTSMLBIZ, work on port 56183 and have Network Access enabled
 
2. Take the BCM databasefiles .mdf and ldf and move them to a place on your SBS
One hint here is to create a BCMdb on your local pc with at short name such as BCMcompany
 
3. Attach the BCM database onthe SBS to the MSDE200 Database using OSQL or if you have a SBS PREM - the SQL Enterprice Manager
 
4. Connect your BCM to the serverdatabase. Restart Outlook and you should be running.
 
Warning, you will not be able to use this on a laptop that is not connected to the server network.
HTH
David

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Great start!
So will I be able to do this with the current retail versions of outlook I am running or will I have to use the version that came with SBS?  Where is the version that came with SBS located?  How do I install the BCM component on the outlook client?  Is this a download from microsoft or is it included with the SBS outlook version?
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