Learn why your Microsoft® Outlook gets slow to respond
What are the common reasons due to which Microsoft Outlook does not respond? What are the ways to fix the issue?
Microsoft Outlook is the software application developed by Microsoft for the purpose of managing e-mails and other tasks within a single platform. The application installed upon the user system would enable the user in managing multiple e-mail accounts along with the management of the calendars and to do lists. The Microsoft Outlook application software that is working on the system may get affected with a lot of issues. The issue "Slow to respond" that affect the users while running the software is characterized with slow response to actions that are needed to be performed according to the user instructions. The causes for such issues would be the corruptions upon the system or the software. The software that is damaged would slow down the performance and thus results in slow to respond state. The infections that are affecting the system, issues with the low memory upon the system, hard drive full issues etc would also cause the slow to respond issues. The user who is running multiple programs simultaneously upon the system also causes issues with the Microsoft Outlook application due to the inability to perform multitasking. In such occasions, the user would affect with the slow to respond issues while clicking on any options or while accessing any of the tools upon the Microsoft Outlook software.
Discussed below are some ways to fix the slow to respond issues with the Microsoft Outlook application:
- Remove infections from the system
- Resolve issues
- Reinstall the software
Remove infections from the system
The infections that are affecting the system should be removed using any of the antivirus or antimalware removal tools. The system should be scanned for detecting the presence and thus get rid of the malwares. The system should be kept error free by enabling the security options. The security tools for the Microsoft Outlook application should also be turned on while performing the works. The e-mails that are entering the application should undergo filtering process.
The issues that are caused due to the multi tasking problems can be solved by performing some tips. Close other programs that are running over the system and then restart the Microsoft Outlook application. The application would respond quickly if the issue is solved. The multi tasking capability is provided to the users by the memory and hard disk capabilities of the system. Increase the capability of the system for the purpose of performing multiple operations at a time.
The corruptions upon the software can be resolved by removing the software from the system. For that the user should navigate to the control panel and find the Microsoft Outlook program name from the list of programs that are installed on the system at the add or remove programs section. Click on uninstall button and thus remove the software. Install another Microsoft Outlook tool or repair the software.
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