olmapi32.dll error with Outlook 2013 on Windows 8

Posted on 2012-12-25
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Last Modified: 2013-03-28
I am getting a olmapi32.dll error when starting outlook 2013, I searched for a solution but few applied to Office 2013. This is what happened. I had office 2010 which worked fine, I then upgrade to 2013 and work with it for about a week, then upgraded to windows 8, the windows 8 upgrade went well, but then when I attempted to load outlook I received that error. I had wanted to re-install office 2013, but that appears no to be an option when I run setup.

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Well, a lot applied to Office 2013 but maybe not "your way" :)
I use it without any error but installed directly on a Windows 8 PC.
You should run the setup again for Office 2013 and it should give you the option to "repair" the current installation.

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Stephen Weber - MCSE, CCNA earned 0 total points
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I tried the repair and it failed to repair. I was able to fix the problem by going into office setup, and installing most if not all of the optional components, then restarted and all work ok.

all the  best

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by:Stephen Weber - MCSE, CCNA
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I did not receive an effective solution from the one person who answered the post, I was able to fix on my own.

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Could you enlarge on what you did to fix the issue?

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