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We like to create a Hybrid deployment between Exchange on-premises and Office 365. To do that, we need to run Microsoft Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard. When we paste the link https://aka.ms/HybridWizard in the browser to download the application, the Hybrid Configuration Wizard won’t start. In this article, you will learn why this is happening, and the solution for Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard can’t start.
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Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard URL won’t start
Copy and paste the URL https://aka.ms/HybridWizard in Internet Explorer or another web browser. The problem is that the Hybrid Configuration Wizard will not run.
Why don’t the Hybrid Configuration Wizard application starts to download, and what is the solution?
Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard ClickOnce
The Exchange Team chose to initiate the ClickOnce application when you download the Hybrid Configuration Wizard. The Hybrid Configuration Wizard is not an executable (.exe) file. ClickOnce is a deployment technology that enables you to create self-updating Windows-based applications that can be installed and run with minimal user interaction.
Solution for Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard can’t start
Start File Explorer and browse to a folder with read/write access. Click in the menu on view and enable File name extensions.
Right-click an empty space in the folder and click on New > Text Document.
Change extension from .txt to .application.
Right-click the file and click on Properties.
Change the Opens with to Internet Explorer. Click OK.
The default program for file type .application changed to Internet Explorer.
Go back to Internet Explorer and paste the link https://aka.ms/HybridWizard. This time you will see the Application Install – Security Warning window.
Click on Install to start the Microsoft Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard installation. Did it work for you?
You learned why the Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard wouldn’t start. The solution to this problem is to set Internet Explorer as the default application for the file type .application. After that, you can install Microsoft Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard.
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