How to Fix MS Outlook not Responding Issue?

Updated on August 17, 2020

“Outlook not responding” is a very common error in Microsoft Outlook. If this error occurs frequently, Remo Repair Outlook tool is your best option. This software helps you to resolve the error by repairing PST file. Download Now!

You may come across situation where Microsoft Outlook isn’t responding or application freezes all of a sudden either while sending / receiving emails or while accessing any of your Outlook items. Whatever be the problem, such issues with Microsoft Office's Outlook application will be frustrating as you will not be able to access your Outlook profile. In such case, you need not panic as you can fix Outlook problems like "Outlook not responding" error manually by following some steps.

Here is how to troubleshoot Outlook Problems:

Step 1: Close Outlook program, and restart your Desktop/Laptop and then open Outlook in safe mode.

Step 2: In safe mode, Outlook will be loaded without any add-ins and customized files. If Outlook is working fine then there is an issue with your Outlook Add-ins. You can disable add-ins and then use Outlook application.

If Outlook file cannot be accessed even after following above steps, this indicates that your Outlook PST file is corrupt. Now you might be worried how to repair this corrupted Outlook file and fix all Outlook problems. You can easily repair Outlook not responding issue and recover all Outlook data including emails with the help of Remo Repair Outlook (PST) tool.

Remo PST Scanner, scans your entire PST file, analyzes and fix Outlook PST error in an easy way. During this process, the tool keeps your original file unedited, as it just reads the data from corrupt PST file and creates a new healthy file making the entire repair process extremely safe and secure.

Factors that are responsible for 'Outlook not responding' error

  1. Microsoft Outlook may be utilized by any other process
  2. Conflict between other programs and features of MS Outlook
  3. Outlook PST file may have become damaged / corrupted
  4. Antivirus software enabled in your system
  5. Due to too large Outlook mailbox i.e. it exceeds the limit

Fix Microsoft Outlook not Responding Problem

Due to any of the above reasons your Microsoft Outlook may stop working and important emails stored in it becomes inaccessible. However, in such cases you could easily take assistance of Remo Outlook PST Repair Software to repair “Outlook not responding” error. All you need to do is; download it and follow few steps, that’s it and then you will be able to access your Outlook data.

Remo Repair Outlook (PST) software easily repairs corrupted PST file created on any latest versions of Microsoft Outlook. This tool can also restore missing folder in Outlook PST which includes emails, contacts, calendar, appointments, meeting request, notes and other Outlook items. Even if you have removed items from “Deleted Items folder” or deleted using Shift + Delete Keys, this tool can restore them with ease. Moreover, it is also come to your rescue in times of other errors like:

  1. Large sized PST File
  2. Password protected and encrypted PST
  3. Highly compressed PST file
  4. PST file not opening error
  5. Microsoft Outlook search problem when Instant search fails

How to Repair Outlook not responding issue?

Outlook frequently not responding problem can be eliminated with Remo Repair Outlook. It helps you to fix Outlook problems and repair your Outlook. With some very simple steps, you can make Outlook work fine:

  • Download and Install Remo Repair Outlook (PST) on your system
  • Launch the tool by double clicking on its icon, and select Open Default PST file or Find all PST Files as per your requirement
  • Select Normal Scan or Smart Scan - You should go for smart scan in severe cases like contact deletion or high corruption
  • Click Repair - This starts the repair process.
  • Click Preview to see your repaired files after the completion of scan

Supported Outlook Versions: Microsoft Outlook 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2016

In addition, this tool can also be used to fix PST file, when the inbox repair tool scanpst.exe fails to repair Outlook issues. It provides you with two scanning option to repair PST file and you can choose any one depending upon severity of PST file corruption. This software generates repaired PST file in 2003 to 2013 format so that you can easily import it. You can even view Outlook items from fixed PST file through Outlook style browser. It is compatible with all Windows operating system including Windows updated version Windows 10, Windows 8 & 8.1, Windows 7, Vista, and previous versions.

Also Refer: Microsoft Outlook working offline problem solved

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