Accessing the Global Address List from Mozilla Thunderbird

Mozilla Thunderbird is an excellent free mail client, but it doesn’t work as smoothly with Microsoft Exchange as Outlook does. In a previous post, I showed how to connect Thunderbird to an Exchange mailbox¬†using IMAP. Unfortunately, connecting to the mailbox doesn’t give you access to the Global Address List (GAL). In this article, I’ll show you how to search your organization’s Active Directory database (which […]

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Outlook crashes every time it sends an email or accesses the Global Address List

I had an Outlook 2010 client today that would crash every time the user tried to send an email, click Check Names (ctrl-K), or update the offline address book. Sending or checking names would generate the typical Windows 7 error message saying, “Microsoft Outlook 2010 has stopped working. Windows can check online for a solution…” Attempting to download the offline address book just caused Outlook […]

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