turnonlegacydialog regedit not working

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Hey all. I just got Office365 and (one of) the most annoying new features is this infernal Contact Card. I read that this regedit (see jpg) makes it go away but I've noticed no difference after installing it. Restarted the computer and everything. Any advice is appreciated.
What I'd REALLY like to do is get rid of the contact card completely. So when I right-click a display name and choose Create Contact or View Contact it goes straight to the regular contact form - well, to be exact, a custom contact form I created. Similarly, when I search People in the search field on the Home ribbon, I'd like the results to summon up the custom form. And really, any other place the contact card shows up.
You can't remove it completely, sorry. Searches can be weird, especially if you have multiple contacts folders - if the form is published to the contacts folder and assigned to the contacts, it *should* come up when you open items, but it can seem a bit buggy.
ah well. thanks anyway. in the meantime, any idea why this regedit isn't working for me?
Does it never work or work until you reboot? Did you restart Outlook? (Many keys are only read when outlook loads but i forget if this is one of those keys.)

Did you use the reg file or edit it yourself?
Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't... It didn't work after I restarted the computer so I reinstalled the regfiles and after a while it kicked in but I restarted again and since then, no dice..
Are you having problems with other settings not working? Is the key getting removed from the registry or is it just not working for some reason?
It seems the keys are being removed. I'm looking in Contactcard folder and I see nothing. That's where they're supposed to be, right?
Correct - it's under contactcard - but usually under the policies path
yep, that's where they seem to be going. but they just disappear after a restart.


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if you add it under HKEY_Current_User does it stick? It should be the same under current user and the SID, but the current user key will update the SID.

Do you use a registry cleaner of some sort?
Just checked, they were both already in that folder too. Still not working...


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