When you sign in to Windows 8 using a Microsoft Account (Live ID), you can't use a shared BCM database in a SQL server.
The Business Contact Manager compatibility pack for Outlook 2013 is now available for download.
The latest news about BCM (Business Contact Manager) for Outlook 2013.
Troubleshooting the error: "The Computer SERVERNAME does not contain any shared Business Contact Manger databases. Please confirm that a shared Business Contact Manager database is stored on the computer."
How to configure firewalls to allow Outlook's Business Contact Manager access to shared databases on network drives.
Windows 7 introduces HomeGroups to make it easier for end-users to securely network two or more computers, however homegroups are not without their problems. I am trying to share BCM within a homegroup. I have gone through the wizard multiple times to set up the sharing of the database but the when I try to
In BCM, custom fields are called user-defined fields (UDF). When a UDF is created, BCM creates entries in several tables to keep track of the new UDF, stores the actual data in binary format and labels the columns UserField# – where # is a number between 1 and 300.
When you upgrade Windows and try to restore a previously backed up BCM database, you might see a permission related error similar to: Cannot restore this database because you were not authorized to back up or restore database when this one was originally backed up. Contact the database owner or administrator. This is caused by mismatch
BCM 2010 installer requires 1GB ram and 1GHz processor but you can make it work with lesser machines.
In Microsoft Office 2010, Business Contact Manager is included only in the volume-license suite and as part of a TechNet or MSDN subscription. BCM 2010 is not included in any of the retail suites. However, any user who purchased a qualifying Microsoft Office 2007 product that includes BCM prior to September 30, 2010 can upgrade