CRM for Outlook 2013 Configuration Wizard Stops Responding with CLR20r3 on Windows Server 2008 RDS

Followed the steps to install CRM for Outlook 2013 on Windows Server 2008/RDS using disable offline capability.
I can run the configuration wizard fine as administrator but logging on as any other  returns "Microsoft.crm.application.outlook.webformshost has stopped responding".
Event Name CLR20r3.

users have local admin rights on the RDS servers
Did complete uninstall and reinstall of CRM client, ran UR1, UR2 and SP1 Updates on the servers.

In the event viewer the details look to be more revolved around .Net Framework.
Log Name:      Application
Source:        .NET Runtime
Date:          5/22/2015 3:35:17 PM
Event ID:      1026
Task Category: None
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      server name
Application: Microsoft.Crm.Application.Outlook.ConfigWizard.exe
Framework Version: v4.0.30319
Description: The process was terminated due to an unhandled exception.
Exception Info: System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException
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Lionel MMSmall Business IT ConsultantCommented:
two question 1) do you have the latest versions of .NET installed (or which version is required for CRM) and 2) if you logon as admin does it work then (I suspect it does not)?
If this server is running as a terminal server.
Did you run "change user /install" from a command prompt before starting the installation ?
And then after the installation finished:
change user /execute
GMA-CPAAuthor Commented:
Thank you for the feedback.
Yes, of course I used "Change User" mode. That's with any install in TS mode.
It will run as administrator fine in RDP session as well as on console. If I login as another user with local admin rights, it will give me the application hang.  
It is running .Net Framework v4.
It was working fine up until we upgraded from 2013 to 2015 server. The 2015 outlook client isn't supported on TS 2008.
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Lionel MMSmall Business IT ConsultantCommented:
But haven't you just answered your own question the 2015 CRM is not supported on server 2008? Still it is very curious as to why it works for an admin user; there has to be something in the privileges or rights that is causing it. If you add any of these users to the Administrator group does it then work w/o any errors? If it does then we can try to focus on finding that admin rights or privilege needed to make it work--sound reasonable?
GMA-CPAAuthor Commented:
You can use CRM 2013 for outlook client on W2k8 server w SP 1 or later with crm 2015 Server.
Lionel MMSmall Business IT ConsultantCommented:
If you add any of these users to the Administrator group does it then work w/o any errors?
GMA-CPAAuthor Commented:
As I mentioned in my original question they are already part of the local administrator Group.  thank you for your suggestion
Lionel MMSmall Business IT ConsultantCommented:
I am not asking you to join them to the local group but to the domain group "Administrators" so we can see if it is acess rights or permissions issue.
Did you already see this info:

In the thread they are suggesting to remove the HKCU\Software\Microsoft\MSCRMClient key in the registry.
Another suggestion is to remove the Outlook's e-mail profile.
Could you try that for 1 user ?
GMA-CPAAuthor Commented:
Yes, Zalazar I did read that article but with each uninstall that key was no longer present.
I shouldn't need domain admin rights to perform anything local on the server if the user has local administrative privileges.
The user also was granted system admin rights in CRM as part of troubleshooting so it didn't appear to be a permissions issue.

I finally got it working last night with the help of the manual uninstall instructions from Microsoft
I realized that our Administrator local profile on RDS was in the default C location. However, our user profiles reside on D.
I don't know what really changed but after cleaning up old MSCRM folders from the mentioned locations and then reinstalling the CRM client to the default "C" drive instead of our D partition, it worked!

Also in the command prompt installation it mentions the following "If a path to the configuration file isn’t specified, the Configuration Wizard looks for the default configuration file (default_client_config.xml) in the non-roaming profile folder (%localappdata%\Microsoft\MSCRM\). If the file isn’t located in the non-roaming profile folder, the Configuration Wizard looks for the folder where CRM for Outlook is installed. By default, CRM for Outlook is installed in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics CRM folder" that was referenced here

I appreciate all the feedback and suggestions. Hopefully it will save someone else some time in the future.

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GMA-CPAAuthor Commented:
I was able to resolve the issues by following Microsoft's article for manual uninstall and then reinstalling to the default C drive location.
Good to hear that the problem is solved and thanks for all the detailed info.
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