Learn why Microsoft® Outlook Express keeps closing
What are the reasons behind the frequent closing of Microsoft Outlook Express and how can the problem be fixed?
Microsoft Outlook Express can be defined as a contact management software application. It is also an easy to use, simple and efficient email software program and a newsgroup client that offers client access to Microsoft Exchange. It offers complete protection to the privacy of the users and also manages POP, MSN, IMAP and Hotmail accounts. It can automatically block all attachments that are found to be dangerous. Composing, receiving rich HTML email and creating fun email can also be easily done with Microsoft Outlook Express. It is supported on operating systems that include Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003 and Windows XP.
Discussed below are points that will help users to have a clear idea on the frequent closing of Microsoft Outlook Express:
- Corrupted .PST files and software conflicts
- Virus and outdated application
- Tips to resolve the issues
Corrupted .PST files and software conflicts
The corrupted .pst files and software conflicts are the main reasons for issues with Microsoft Outlook Express. The .pst file is the file format in which the Microsoft Outlook Express is saved. This might get corrupted because of virus issues or if you are using an older version of the application. Sometimes Microsoft Outlook Express gets corrupted due to the conflicts with some of the software installed in the computer.
Virus and outdated application
Virus infections can cause issue with the Microsoft Outlook Express installed on your computer. Some viruses have the ability to modify the registry and this in turn effect the working of some software in the computer. Also the outdated version of the application will also create issue while working with the application.
The issue of frequent closing of Microsoft Outlook Express can be resolved easily. Before doing any troubleshooting steps find out the exact reason for the issue. To fix the issue with the corrupted .pst files, the user may delete the corrupted one and can recreate a new .pst file. Also make sure that your computer is free from virus using any powerful antivirus program. It is also recommended to install the latest version of the application on the computer as the older or outdated version is prone to issues. The user may download the latest Outlook express from the Microsoft website. Also check the compatibility of the software before installing it.
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