A few registry keys are essential for Almo to function properly. Without these registry settings Almo will not be able to connect to Azure DevOPS to fetch project lists or create and modify work items.

These registry keys are created by the Almo installer however if you are organization uses a software distribution system, they sometimes go missing. If that happens you might see an error such as this one

Almo Registry Key Missing

You can download the registry settings here – vi8-almo-registry-settings

Unzip this file and then use the relevant 32 bit or 64 bit registry setting depending on the version of Windows you are using. If you don’t know what version of Windows you have, please refer to this blog post

When you double click the registry file, Windows will show you a message such as this

Add to registry – Windows confirmation

Press yes to add these to registry. Finally your HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE should have an entry like one of the images shown below.

Proper Registry settings for Almo – 32 bit
Proper Registry Settings for Almo – 64 bit

This is the textual representation for these registry entries.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\vi8][HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\vi8\AlmoForOutlook]
"InstallDir"="C:\Program Files (x86)\vi8\almo\"

You should now be able to use Almo as normal. Should you need any further help please do leave a comment here or write to our team at [email protected].