Learn why Microsoft® Outlook 2007 hangs on startup
What are the reasons due to which Microsoft Outlook 2007 hangs on startup? How could you fix it?
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is a software used to download and save your e-mails on the system so that you can check your e-mails even when you are not connected to Internet. It offers you backup and archive facilities for your e-mails. So you don’t need to delete the unwanted mails to save your space. It automatically updates at the time of each mails reaching your inbox. Microsoft Outlook 2007 has a lot of new features in it. It can also be called as an application of cloud computing, the technique which utilizes third party storage space and software instead of installing all software in user’s computer. Microsoft is still researching to make Microsoft Outlook 2007 more simple and reliable for the users. Microsoft Outlook 2010, the latest version, is also released by Microsoft. However you have to check your hardware configuration before downloading and installing any outlook software.
The following explains the reasons due to which Microsoft Outlook 2007 hangs at startup and tips to fix the issue:
- Issue due to temporary files
- Issues due to software conflicts
- Hardware configuration issues
Issue due to temporary files
Temporary files might cause some issues on Microsoft Outlook 2007 at startup. To fix the issues, you have to delete all the temporary files which may create during running process. For that, go to ‘Start/Run’ and type ‘%temp%’ and press enter. It will bring temporary folder to you. Delete all the files from this folder. Some files won’t let you delete. In such cases, use safemode to delete those files.
Issues due to software conflicts
Software conflict might also cause issues on Microsoft Outlook 2007. It may hang due to the conflicts with some other programs which are installed on your computer having similar behavior. To fix the conflict issues, you have to find out the software which causes conflict and delete it from the startup. If you are not able to find out the software causing the conflict, try to use safe boot by removing all the third party software from the startup.
Hardware configuration might also cause problems on Microsoft Outlook 2007. You have to check whether you computer is fulfilling all the requirements for Microsoft Outlook 2007. If it is not, you have to upgrade your hardware to required level. If you have the same issue even after completing all the above steps, you may contact Microsoft for further troubleshooting steps.
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