Resolve the issue when Microsoft® Outlook fails to initialize properly
Is Microsoft Outlook installed on your system not starting? Find out how to solve the issue.
Microsoft Outlook is a personal information managing software from Microsoft. This application is primarily an e-mailing application but it also comes with many advanced features such as notes, calendar, to-do list and so on. Microsoft Outlook is very simple to configure and use. Users can even setup multiple e-mail accounts on Microsoft Outlook and manage them easily. Another added advantage of having Microsoft Outlook installed on your system is that older mails can be organized and even backed up. Although using Microsoft Outlook is simple, there are some issues that might come up with it. Some of the common problems known to come up with the use of Microsoft Outlook include Microsoft Outlook not connecting, error messages coming up, Microsoft Outlook crashing, Microsoft Outlook not starting up etc. Microsoft Outlook not starting up is a common problem that can be solved very easily. The Microsoft Outlook installed on your system might not be starting up because of reasons such as problems with system files associated with Microsoft Outlook, registry related issues, some incompatible third party application or services preventing functioning of Microsoft Outlook etc.
Following details mentioned give users more information regarding ways to fix Microsoft Outlook startup issue:
- Check system files
- Clean system registry
- Check active services
Check system files
Damage to some system file associated with Microsoft Outlook can cause Microsoft Outlook not starting up issue. The damage might have been caused by malware infections or accidental deletion by the users themselves. Users having Microsoft Outlook not starting up properly issue are advised to check the integrity of the system files using 'sfc/scannow' command in the CMD. If system files are found damaged, repairing the OS would solve the issues and get the Microsoft Outlook working.
Clean system registry
Registry contains important information regarding the working of all applications installed on the system and this includes Microsoft Outlook. If the registry entries of Microsoft Outlook are involved in some clashes with other registry entries, the Microsoft Outlook would not be able to startup and function. Such issues can be solved by cleaning the registry of the system using a registry cleaning software.
Although Microsoft Outlook is compatible with Windows operating systems, the application might not be compatible with some third party applications installed on the system. If the active processes of such third party applications are running on the system background when Microsoft Outlook is executed, startup issues would come up. Users having Microsoft Outlook not starting up problem are advised to check the active services on the system using Task Manager. If some incompatible services are found, the application associated with it would have to be uninstalled to solve the issue.
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