Microsoft® Outlook Express: Not Responding
Know about Microsoft Outlook Express and the issue when it is not responding.
Microsoft Outlook Express is a widely accepted e-mail client and is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It uses the Windows Address Book to store contact information. It is integrated with Windows Messenger on Windows XP. With the help of this software, users can perform numerous activities like storage of e-mails, e-mail accounts, address books etc. Microsoft Outlook Express offers elegant performance for its users. However, there might arise some issues within it and one such issue is “Outlook Express Not Responding”. When Microsoft Outlook Express stops responding then users might not be able to store all necessary e-mails and experience its full features.
Read further to know about the issue when Microsoft Outlook Express stops responding in a system, its possible causes and some tips to fix such issues:
- Possible causes
- Repair corrupted files and folders
- Reinstall Microsoft Outlook Express
There are numerous causes for this issue. It might occur when you start this application. If there is any corruption in your system registry it might lead to this issue. Corruption in your system registry might be there due to some software installations. If the system is flooded with bugs then also Microsoft Outlook Express might not respond. This issue may also occur if the mail box is full, heavy mail usage in Microsoft Outlook Express, crashing of e-mail programs, due to corrupted storage folders etc.
Repair corrupted files and folders
Microsoft Outlook Express has the capability to recreate the deleted or lost default folders. Due to this mail folder, this issue might occur. In order to resolve this issue users may have to either rename the folder or delete it. If this issue is due to corrupted Microsoft Outlook Express files or corrupted inbox, users have to repair them. This could be done with the help of third party recovery tools. These tools are efficient and offer safe scanning algorithms that are capable of repairing damaged OE files.
The other cause of sudden Microsoft Outlook Express not responding problem might be due to the presence of malicious software like bugs, virus etc in the system. These infections might damage both this application and the system. These infections enter into the system through malicious or corrupted e-mails. So in order to resolve this, users have to equip the system with powerful antivirus software and also have to update such software applications when needed.
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