Resolving issues with Microsoft® Outlook
Do you have issues while using Microsoft Outlook? Find out how to solve them.
Microsoft Outlook is a personal information management application from Microsoft. Although Microsoft Outlook has several other purposes, it is primarily an e-mailing application that can be used for tasks such as sending/ receiving, forwarding emails and downloading attachments. Microsoft Outlook also includes a calendar, to-do list, reminder option and so on. Configuring and using Microsoft Outlook is very simple and even if you have a very little e-mail client application experience, you will be able to make use of this application to its full capabilities. Nevertheless, there are some issues that may come up with the use of Microsoft Outlook. These include Microsoft Outlook application not able to receive/ send e-mails, application crashing, application/ system freeze when executed, system restarting while running Microsoft Outlook application and more. Such problems are usually followed by error messages. Reasons as to why issues come up with Microsoft Outlook include malware infections, problems within system files, registry related problems, incorrect configuration of network settings, to name a few.
Following details mentioned below gives you more information regarding tips to solve issues with Microsoft Outlook:
- Remove malware
- Verify system file integrity
- Check network settings
Issues while using Microsoft Outlook on your system may occur because of the presence of malware in the system. Malware can cause problems by infecting key application files and changing them. If you have issues with Microsoft Outlook, you will have to scan the system with an antivirus program and remove all the malware. Removing the malware will usually solve the issues with Microsoft Outlook.
Verify system file integrity
Problems with the use of Microsoft Outlook can also be caused due to the system files associated with the application and getting damaged or corrupted. If you are experiencing issues with the working of Microsoft Outlook, you can verify the integrity of the system files using the 'sfc /scannow' command in the command prompt and if any system files are found damaged, they will have to be repaired with the default operating system repair tool and the installation disk to solve the problems.
The Microsoft Outlook application requires a network connection. There are many network related settings on the system as well as the application and if even one of them has been configured incorrectly, issues will come up with Microsoft Outlook. You can check the network settings such as access points. If the problems have come up after the changes were made in the settings, going back to the previous settings may solve the issues.
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