Resolving Microsoft® Outlook® Not Working Issue
Is Microsoft Outlook installed on your system not working? Find out how to solve the problem.
Microsoft Outlook is the e-mailing application which allows users to control all aspects of emailing and there are many different versions of the application available. MS Outlook also has a very simple interface because of which even users with little computer know how will be able to configure and use the application. Besides the basic e-mail handing capabilities, its also has a calendar, Contact Manager and so on. However, there are some issues that may come up while using Microsoft Outlook. Some of the common problems that users may experience include application freeze, system restarting when application is launched, application not sending/ receiving mails, etc. Such problems are usually followed by error messages notifying users that the particular task cannot be completed. Problems with the functioning of Microsoft Outlook may be because of many reasons, such as malware infections within the system or application, network related problems, problems with some of the system files associated with the Microsoft Outlook program, registry related issues and so on.
Following are the tips to solve issues with Microsoft Outlook:
- Remove malware infections
- Check settings
- Verify system file integrity
Remove Malware Infections
Majority of malware infections spread via Internet or through e-mails. Users having problems with the functioning of Microsoft Outlook are advised to run the antivirus program installed on the system and remove all the infections. Removing the malware infections will usually resolve the problems and get the application work properly.
There are many settings for Microsoft Outlook on your system. If even one of these settings has been incorrectly configured, the application will not function properly. Users facing problems with the working of Microsoft Outlook are suggested to check whether the settings on the system as well as the application have been properly configured, such as access point. If the problem seems to have come up very recently, after some changes to the settings were made, reverting the settings to previous values can solve the problem.
Verify System File Integrity
If some of the system files associated with Microsoft Outlook application get damaged or corrupted, then issues will come up when it is executed. All users experiencing issues with MS Outlook are suggested to verify the integrity of the system files using 'sfc/ scannow' command and repair the operating system if some system files are found damaged.
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