1. Close Outlook.
  2. Go to Start > Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs ( Programs and Features in Windows 7).
  3. Uninstall GIFTS Link Plus.
  4. Also uninstall the following Outlook Add-In items, if present: Microsoft Office 2003/2007/2010 Primary Interop Assembly Visual Studio 20xx Tools
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. After rebooting, open Outlook and make sure the above Add-Ins have been removed. Outlook 2003: Tools > Options > Other > Advanced Options > Add-In Manager Outlook 2007: Tools > Trust Center > Add-Ins Outlook 2010: File > Options > Add-Ins
  7. Close Outlook.
  8. Go to the LinkPlus Setup folder on your PC.
    • With GIFTS 6.x, the location is usually C:\GIFTS\GIFTSPlus\LinkPlus Setup
    • With GIFTS Alta, the location is usually C:\GIFTS\Alta Extensions\AltaLink Setup 
  9. Access the setup folder for your version of Outlook. 
  10. Install the new version of GIFTS Link Plus by clicking on the setup.exe .The LinkPlus installation wizard should automatically install the following Add-Ins:
    • Microsoft Office 2003/2007/2010 Primary Interop Assembly
    • Visual Studio 2005 Tools
  11. Once the installation is complete, start Outlook and return to the Add-Ins list to make sure GIFTS Link Plus is displayed.