Resetting Microsoft® Outlook® 2007
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is one of the useful components available in Microsoft office 2007 suite. The main purpose of Microsoft Outlook 2007 is to send and receive e-mails from Microsoft Exchange. If you are opening Microsoft Outlook 2007 for the first time, then you need to configure it. Then only you can receive and send your e-mails. Also, you may need to set-up the folders to organize your incoming messages. Microsoft Outlook 2007 stores the data in useful formats and folders and the commonly used folders are local and roaming. Microsoft Outlook is an integrated solution for organizing and managing digital communication tools, like e-mail and instant messaging. With Microsoft Outlook 2007, you can keep the day-to-day information from calendars and contacts to task lists and notes.
Following points talk about the need and tips to reset Microsoft Outlook 2007 to its factory settings:
- Need to reset Microsoft Outlook 2007
- Tips to reset it
- Take the backup
Need to Reset Microsoft Outlook 2007
If you are facing some issues with Microsoft Outlook 2007, then the best way to fix them is to reset the application to default factory settings. Due to the virus attack, the system files may become corrupted or there is a chance of registry errors. So, as a result Microsoft Outlook 2007 may not perform properly. By resetting it to its default factory settings, you can resolve the issues.
Tips to Reset it
Before resetting Microsoft Outlook 2007, you need to close and exit the application. Then, you may open the ‘OUTCMD.DAT’ file. For that, click 'Start' and select ‘My Computer' and from there open the 'C: drive'. Select ‘Users’ folder and then choose the 'Windows login account' folder. Then, from the ‘Outlook’ folder, you may get the location of ‘OUTCMD.DAT’ file. Then, you need to rename the file. After that, you need to restart Microsoft Outlook 2007 and it will get restored to default factory settings.
Take the Backup
Before starting the resetting process of Microsoft Outlook 2007 in your system, it is better to take the backup of your necessary files. Resetting of Microsoft Outlook 2007 is actually the reinstallation of the software. So, there is a chance of loss of confidential data stored in your system.
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