Fatal error messages in Microsoft® Outlook
Are you getting fatal error messages while using Microsoft Outlook? Find out how to fix it
Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager from Microsoft. Although this application is primarily an e-mailing application, it has features such as to-do list, notes, calendar and so on. There are many different versions of Microsoft Office and they are all very simple to set up and use. However, there are some problems that might come up with the use of Microsoft Outlook. These include error messages. Some Microsoft Outlook users are known to get fatal errors when using the application. These fatal errors are usually accompanied by Microsoft Outlook freeze or crash. Such problems would mean that users would lose data which was drafted and in the long run it can even corrupt the Microsoft Outlook application.
Following details give users more information regarding ways to fix fatal error message issues with the use of Microsoft Outlook:
- Fix registry issues
- Verify system file integrity
- Repair application files
Fix registry issues
Windows Operating System installed on your computer has a database of information known as the system registry. Registry contains important information regarding working of applications such as Microsoft Outlook. If the registry entries associated with Microsoft Outlook are having some issues, then Microsoft Outlook would show fatal errors and the application might crash. Such problems can be resolved by cleaning the registry of the system with a registry cleaning software. Users should remember to backup registry entries on the system before modifying the registry.
Verify system file integrity
If some of the system files associated with Microsoft Outlook are damaged, then the application would run into errors when it is in use. Such errors would cause problems such as Microsoft Outlook crash. All users having Microsoft Outlook showing fatal errors are advised to check the integrity of the system files on the operating system using sfc/ scan now command and if the system files are found damaged, repairing the system files with the default OS repair tool and the original installation disk would solve the issues.
If some of the application files associated Microsoft Outlook are damaged, then fatal errors might come up. If the Microsoft Outlook application installed on the system is of the newer version, then default application repair tool can be used to repair the damaged application files. If the repair option is not available, then users would have to uninstall and remove the application and then reinstall it. If the issue with Microsoft Outlook has come up recently, then users can also try restoring the system to a previous restore point when Microsoft Outlook was working without any issues to solve the problems.
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