Microsoft Outlook Setting
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is a great tool used for emailing and organizing, which incorporates email protocols such as IMAP, POP3 and Exchange, in addition to many more functions that are very much useful. Hence, for the same reason, there are many users utilizing Outlook for personal as well as official uses. It makes their work easier, eventually increasing the productivity in a short period of time.
Even though Outlook is very useful, at times Outlook tends to give you troubles. In some cases, Outlook will not load or work on it effectively. It may become non-responsive, not letting the users do the intended work. This is a common issue and some of its reasons are,
- A corrupt Outlook installation.
- Conflicts with the Outlook add-ins.
- Incorrect desktop shortcuts.
These issues are common in Windows Vista PCs, but there is a chance that Windows XP and Windows 7 users face the same. Read on to fix the issue at the earliest.
First step is to disable Outlook add-ins in the computer. Plenty of add-ins are available to work better with Outlook 2007. Some of the tools are used to scan emails and their attachments for security threats such as viruses and many more. In some cases, there might also be some connectors with other emails services, which Outlook is not compatible with.
In some cases, these add-ins might be the ones developed by third party companies or by Microsoft itself. In either of these cases, it is necessary to disable the add-ins before running, when Outlook will not load. In any case, when there are issues with Outlook, the first thing you need to do is to disable the add-ins and then reopen the application.
Microsoft Outlook Features
To run the program without add-ins, you need to restart the computer and when the computer boots back, it should be in Safe mode. In safe mode, only services from Microsoft run. All the other third party services and software including the antivirus are disabled. Alternatively, you can run Outlook in Safe mode by following the steps given below.
- Click on the Start button on the desktop, then Run and then type outlook /safe and then hit Enter.
- This will open Outlook in Safe Mode, click on Tools and then select Trust center and then Add-ins.
You will get a list of all the extensions and add-ins installed in the computer. To disable them, all you need to do is clear the check boxes before their respective names. After this, try launching Microsoft Outlook 2007 again.
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