JoinDomain VMExtensionProvisioningError when deploying WVD (aka Conflict Error)

Deploying WVD Fails with a conflict error and when clicking for more information it presents a conflict and not much else that is useful by way of toubleshooting. Hopefully this helps someone else as it had me head scratching for a little while.. When creating the Host Pool, make sure that you haven't made the fatal error of using the Azure Active Directory Credential INSTEAD of the Local AD Domain Credential.  i.e do not use to domain join, even if it links back to the domain - this is where the conflict arrises.    Instead, use your full internal domain UPN.  Re-deploy your same configuration and you should find it goes through now without any problems. Additional findings.... Albeit my mistake above was an easy one, it does appear the error is directly linked to the domain join process. If you go into your resource groups, locate the session host and MSTSC directly to it.  Try the domain join pr

Microsoft Outlook 2007 - "A dialog box is open. Close it and try again"

When making new user profiles in Outlook 2007 or sometimes from a fresh installation you may have seen this error:
" A Dialogue box is open, Close it and try again"

Although looking around in the Outlook window there definately isnt anything open to close in the first place.

This issue is most commonly caused by the Windows Desktop Search program that runs on top of the dialogue box in Outlook which asks you for your User Initials. There are two easy solutions I have found for this problem,
The 1st - Close Outlook via Task Manager and Open Microsoft Word this will present you with the Initials Dialogue Box, complete and submit this, re-open Outlook and it will work.

The 2nd is to uninstall a security patch issued by Microsoft; this is also known to resolve this issue if the 1st does not:
Go to Add/Remove Programs and uninstall: KB946983


  1. Thanks for your valuable inputs!

  2. #1 worked perfectly for us and saved us a lot of time - cheers.


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