Monthly Maintenance Window – December 12, 2015

The DataYard Technical Operations team will begin the December Maintenance Window at 5:00AM EDT, Saturday December 12, 2015 with an anticipated completion time of 11:00AM EDT on Saturday December 12, 2015.

During this month’s maintenance window, DataYard System Administrators will be installing security patches on all managed and shared servers. DataYard Network Administrators will be performing updates to some Host Firewalls. Service interruptions are expected to be brief, if they occur at all.

If you have any questions regarding this maintenance please contact our technical support team at 1.800.982.4539 or support@datayard.us. Remember to follow us on Twitter (@datayardtechops & @datayard) for the latest service and maintenance status updates as well as other happenings at DataYard.

Outlook 2010 starting in Safe Mode

If you are experiencing an issue with your Outlook 2010 starting in Safe Mode after running Windows Updates on or after 12/8/2015, here are the steps to resolve this problem.

Uninstall the KB3114409 Outlook 2010 update:

  1. Open Installed Updates by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button Outlook 2010 fix, clicking Control Panel, clicking Programs, and then, under Programs and Features, clicking View installed updates.
  2. Select the update KB3114409 to remove, right click, then click Uninstall. Administrator permission required for Outlook 2010 fix If you’re prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation. (If you have an issue finding it in the list you can use the search in the top right of the screen)
  3. Restart Computer.
  4. Open Outlook 2010.

If you are asked if you would like to start in Safe Mode, select NO and delete the shortcut you launched Outlook from and add it back.