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I have an application running on a Domino Server (8.5.3) on Windows 2008 64 bit O/S.

Since the recent upgrade to 2008, the agents with OLE integration to MS Word no longer run when the Domino Server runs as a service. This does work when it's run as a standard application.

Does anyone have any thoughts as to why this is happening.

My immediate thought is Windows 2008 - so I have tried the following:

  • turning off UAC
  • changing the environment variable for the location of the temp (and tmp) directory to be c:\temp
  • made sure that MS Word runs as administrator
  • tested running MS Word in compatibility mode

The error occurs when the system is trying to edit the document. This all works fine when Domino is running as a local application.

Does anyone have any other thoughts for what I can change?

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I believe you need to create a folder called “Desktop” in C:\Windows\SysWOW64\config\systemprofile.

It sounds weird but give it a try.

I have blogged about it: http://per.lausten.dk/blog/2011/04/excel-automation-on-windows-server-2008-x64.html

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Beat me to it. Also seems to be the accepted solution in the following social.msdn thread: social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/innovateonoffice/thread/… –  HopelessN00b Jul 31 '12 at 2:59
    
Thanks Per - I will give that a try and let you know. How you worked this out I will never know! –  SydxPages Jul 31 '12 at 5:14
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Well I never! It worked! This is honestly the most obscure thing I have come across for ages! Thanks Per. How very strange... –  SydxPages Aug 1 '12 at 12:33
    
My thought exactly when I found the solution: very strange! :-) –  Per Henrik Lausten Aug 1 '12 at 12:55

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