Uninstall And Reinstall CRM Desktop Created Duplicate Contacts (Doc ID 1371255.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 10, 2015

Applies to:

Siebel CRM Desktop - Version: 8.1.1.5 SIA [21229] and later   [Release: V8 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms




On :  8.1.1.5 SIA [21229] version, CRM Desktop for Outlook

When attempting to test Install-Uninstall-Reinstall of CRM Desktop caused duplicate folder names to appear under 'My contacts' in outlook and the following error is displayed.

  pop-up error message in Outlook
 "The operation failed"



The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps, when user has OST files:
1. install CRM Desktop
2. uninstall CRM Desktop, Control Panel-Remove program.
3. reinstall CRM Desktop


Cause

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