Exchange Migrator 2.x
ERROR: 'Failed to initialize MAPI, hr=80004005. cannot run application.'
An error occurs when running EMProfileUpdate.
Microsoft Outlook is not the default mail client on the workstation.
To use the Control Panel to specify Microsoft Outlook as the Windows default email client:
In the Control Panel, select Internet Options.
On the File menu, click Open.
On the Programs tab, select Microsoft Outlook from the Email list.
If you cannot use this procedure or performing the procedure does not resolve this issue, you can modify the Windows registry to make Microsoft Outlook the default email client.
Warning: Using the Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. NetIQ cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can be resolved. Make sure that you backup your Registry prior to making any changes.Define the following registry key to tell EMProfileUpdate to use Microsoft Outlook as the default mail client.
To use the Windows Registry to specify Microsoft Outlook as the Windows default email client:
Open the Windows Registry Editor.
HKLM > Software > Microsoft > Windows Messaging Subsystem > MSMAPIApps.
Create a Registry entry with the following characteristics:
- ValueName: EMProfileUpdate.exe
- ValueType: [REG_SZ]
- Value: "Microsoft Outlook"
Close the Registry.
You can propagate this key using an Active Directory Group Policy or a logon script.