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    New bug for Outlook and Windows 10, the mail app may take a minute to launch

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    Aina Martin
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    The bug is caused by the UE-V synchronization method set to none: this leads Windows to ignore the default timeout for synchronization set to two seconds and UE-V leads to timeout only after a full minute.

    Microsoft recommends setting the synchronization method of UE-V from "None" to "SyncProvider". BleepingComputer colleagues who reported the news also described a way around the problem if you were affected.


    Also Read: Outlook Crashes On Startup? You are not alone, here's how to fix


    The method requires customization of the UE-V model to modify the behavior of the UE-V itself through the following procedure:

    • Go to the path where the TemplateCatalogs defined in the UE-V configuration are contained, if you use the default configuration the path is the following:
      “%ProgramData%MicrosoftUEVInboxTemplatesMicrosoftOutlook2016CAWinXX.xml“
    • Edit the following lines of the .xml file, save and re-apply the new template:
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