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"Could not read the calendar" error in Outlook 2010 using Google Calendar Sync

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Operating system (e.g. WinXP): Win7 (64-bit)
Program and version you use to access Google Calendar (e.g. Internet Explorer 7 or Outlook 2003): Outlook 2010 (32-bit)  
Any Sync software you're using or have used (e.g. Google Calendar Sync): Google Calendar Sync
If you're using the non-Apps version of Google Calendar (accessing from google.com/calendar/render) or you're on Google Apps: 
If you have any Labs (and which ones) or Offline enabled: Offline enabled

I recently upgraded to Outlook 2010 (32-bit) on a Lenovo Thinkpad T400 running Windows 7 (64-bit). In installed the Google Calendar Sync ( to synchronize my Google Calendar, which has several thousand appointments, with the new Outlook installation. They sync appears to work just fine. However, when I open Outlook and go the Calendar section, all of my appointments appear in a list, instead of the normal Daily calendar view. When I attempt to change the view, I get an error message that says "Could not read the calendar". 

I have looked through a number of forums (most of which are from the Office 2010 beta days) and tried the following solutions:
--Restarted Outlook in using the "cleanviews" switch (Start > Run > "outlook.exe /cleanviews")
--Repaired my *.pst file using scanpst.exe
--Deleted and recreated my Outlook profile
--Completely uninstalled Office 2010 and Google Calendar Sync and reinstalled both.

Nothing seems to be working so far. My next option is to reinstall Office 2007... Any thoughts? 
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I am in the exact same position... Anyone?
Exact same problem here - no solutions?
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