How to Fix: Outlook® 2003 Keeps Going Offline Mode
It is possible that you might get some issues with Microsoft Outlook 2003 while you use it for e-mailing needs. One among these issues is Microsoft Outlook 2003 going to offline mode. You can see notification messages displayed on the system Task Bar Tray which notifies you that Microsoft Outlook 2003 is working offline. Now, you may not be able to accept or send any e-mails. There may be a number of reasons behind the issue. The most possible reason behind is that the option of 'Work Offline' mode might have been enabled by the user. This problem also occur as a result of some corruptions in system registry. Some firewall or snit virus software may also result in the issue.
Following are some tips to fix the issue of Microsoft Outlook 2003 going offline:
- Disable Firewall
- Reinstall Application
- Remove Checkmark
It is possible that the system might have been enabled with some antivirus or firewall software. It may avoid the system from connecting to the Internet. It results in Microsoft Outlook 2003 going offline. To fix the issue, you can disable the firewall or Antivirus software temporarily. You can also add Microsoft Outlook 2003 program to allowed list of the firewall to get the issues fixed.
If any recent changes have been made to Microsoft Outlook 2003, it also results in offline issue, then you need to reinstall the application to fix the problem. To do this, you need to uninstall the application first. This can be done by the use of Add or Remove Program. You need to open the Add or Remove Program, from Control Panel of the system and highlight Microsoft Outlook 2003 in the list displayed. You need to then select 'Uninstall' button to get the application removed. You can now install the applications again and get the issues fixed.
You need to check if 'Work Offline' mode is enabled in Microsoft Outlook 2003 or not. If so, you need to remove the checkmark to fix the issue. To do this, you need to open Microsoft Outlook 2003 and in the File menu, remove the checkmark near the option. Then, you need to try connecting Microsoft Outlook 2003 online. If you are still unable to fix the issue, it may be due to problem between the system and the Exchange Server. You need to contact the Internet Service Provider to fix the issue.
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