Sometimes, Outlook application displays error messages like “Microsoft Outlook had stopped working” “Cannot Start Microsoft Outlook” “Not responding” or “Something went wrong” while trying to open Outlook in Windows system. Due to which you will not be able to access any data stored on Outlook. Also, several Outlook users have reported that Outlook is not working properly. It gets stuck, stops responding, hangs or freezes while processing.
You don’t have to be a technical expert to get your Outlook start working correctly when it is not opening, showing startup errors or not responding. But, it does need a little awareness about the Outlook.
So, if your Outlook stops working then, don’t worry. This is an easy guide intended to troubleshoot Outlook issues like Outlook not working, Outlook not opening, etc. Just go through the solutions explained here and make your Outlook program work right.
Outlook Not Opening/Working: How to Fix?
Before starting with the troubleshooting techniques, ensure you have installed all latest updates for the version of your Outlook. Maintaining Outlook up-to-date is the basic constraint for Outlook to work normally.
1: Reset Navigation Pane
2: Safe Mode
If your Outlook works without any problem, then add-ins might be the culprit. So, navigate to File ->Options ->Add-ins ->Go under Manage: COM Add-ins and remove the faulty add-in.
3: Compatibility Mode
Outlook.exe location in
32 bit Windows: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14
64 bit Windows: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14
OfficeX folder varies depending on the version of your Outlook
4: Repair Office Program
Repair PST File: Make use of Inbox Repair tool (Scanpst.exe) and repair your PST file. Run the Outlook with the repaired data file.
In case, Outlook isn't working even after above troubleshooting then make use of Remo Outlook PST Repair tool, which will securely fix Outlook PST file that refuses to open in Windows 7/8/10/XP/Vista or any other versions of Windows OS without altering your original file.
Easy Fix for Microsoft Outlook Not Opening/Working Issue:
Remo Repair Outlook (PST) software easily fixes all problems with Outlook PST file in a few simple steps on computers running with any version of Windows OS. In addition to repairing the corrupt Outlook data file, the software retrieves deleted or lost emails, contacts, calendar entries, notes, tasks, and other Outlook attributes.
Step 1: Launch Remo Repair Outlook (PST) wizard and click Open PST File button.
Step 2: Select the PST file associated with your not working or not opening Outlook profile.
Step 3: Choose the Smart Scan, specify a path to save the repaired PST file and click on Repair button.
After the PST file repair process, you can preview recovered files in the repaired PST file.
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