Microsoft® Outlook 2007 Locks Up
How to fix the issue when Microsoft Outlook 2007 locks up in a system?
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is a superior personal contact manager from the Microsoft Corporation. The Microsoft Outlook 2007 is available with the Microsoft Office 2007 productivity suite. You can also get the Microsoft Outlook 2007 in your computer as a separate application. The Microsoft Outlook 2007 is an e-mail application and at the same time, it manages a variety of other tasks. It features a contact manager, web browsing, calendar, task manager and a journal. The Microsoft Outlook 2007 can be used as a single standalone application or it can be used along with the Microsoft Exchange Server and the Microsoft SharePoint. Chances are there that you might face Microsoft Outlook 2007 being locked up in your computer.
When Microsoft Outlook 2007 locks up in a system, its possible causes and the tips to fix such issues are:
- Lock up issue and the possible cause
- Fixing add-in issue
- Creating a new profile
Lock up issue and the possible cause
You may find your Microsoft Outlook 2007 locking up every 30 minutes or it just always happens after you try to make access to your Calendar. As you attempt to access your Calendar by clicking on the Calendar, you may find your Microsoft Outlook 2007 getting locked up automatically. Even at times, you may find Microsoft Outlook 2007 getting locked up in full and you may find it difficult to access the program again. You may be forced to use your Windows task Manager to end the Microsoft Outlook 2007 program.
Fixing the add-in issue
To fix this issue, you can try opening your Microsoft Outlook 2007 in Safe Mode. For this, you need to go to ‘Start’ Menu and navigate to the Command Prompt and type in Outlook/Safe. Now you can try to access your Microsoft Outlook 2007 Calendar and check if you have any issues in working with it. This issue might be caused due to some add-in installed and you can disable it. For this, you can Open the Microsoft Outlook 2007 main window and in here you can click on the ‘Tools’ and navigate to the ‘Trust Center’ and click on the ‘Add-ins’ option and towards the end of the window, you can click on the ‘COM Add-ins’ by the drop down and click on ‘GO.’ This will display all the add-ins installed in your Microsoft Outlook 2007 and you can uncheck all the add-ins. So after doing this, you can check again if the Microsoft Outlook 2007 is working well. If it is working fine you can disable one add-in at a time and check which add-in is causing troubles. After finding it, you can disable or uninstall the add-in.
You can fix the issue by creating a new profile in your Microsoft Outlook 2007. After creating the new profile, you can check if the Calendar is working. To create a new profile, you can make use of the Mail Setup wizard. You can launch your Microsoft Outlook 2007 and then double click on the Mail option to launch the Mail Setup. Now, you can follow the Wizard to create a new profile to fix the lock up issue.
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