Resolving Microsoft® Outlook Stopped Working Issue
Get to know more about why Microsoft Outlook installed on your system has stopped working
Windows-based operating systems are very popular with all kinds of users. They are not only simple to use but can be also installed with many applications that would make working with the OS more efficient. Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager from Microsoft. This application can be used for all e-mail related tasks such as sending, receiving downloading, forwarding, etc. Microsoft Outlook also comes with features such as calendar, to-do lists, address book and so on. Microsoft Outlook is very simple to use and it even comes with a help and support feature which ensures that users can learn all features of the application quickly and make use of it to its full capabilities. However, there are some problems that might come up with the use of Microsoft Outlook. Some of the common problems that are known to come up with the use of Microsoft Outlook include error messages. One of the common message that is known to come up on Microsoft Outlook includes "Microsoft Outlook has stopped working". This message might be because of many reasons such as problems with the system files associated with Microsoft Outlook, issues within the application, registry related problems, problems caused by some other service active on the system and so on.
Here is more on ways to resolve Microsoft Outlook has stopped working issue:
- Check System Files
- Clean Registry
- Check Active Services
Check System Files
Problems with the use of Microsoft Outlook such as Microsoft Outlook has stopped working issue are known to come up if some of the system files on the operating system associated with the application get damaged. All users having Microsoft Outlook not working issue are advised to check the integrity of the system files on the OS using 'sfc/ scannow' command in the CMD and if system files are found damaged, the OS would have to be repaired using default OS repair tool and genuine installation disk.
Windows-based operating systems have a database of information known as the system registry. Registry contains information essential for the functioning of all applications installed on the system and this includes Microsoft Outlook. If the registry entries of Microsoft Outlook are involved in some clashes, then Microsoft Outlook would not work and users might get "Microsoft Outlook has stopped working" message. Such problems can be resolved by cleaning the registry of Windows system using a registry cleaning software.
Microsoft Outlook is compatible with Windows-based operating systems. However, some third party applications installed on the system might be incompatible with Microsoft Outlook and the service associated with such applications might clash with the services of Microsoft Outlook. This would cause Microsoft Outlook to stop working. All users having Microsoft Outlook not working issue are advised to check the active services on the system using task manager and if some incompatible services are found, terminate them and uninstall the applications associated with them.
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