When launching Outlook you may receive the following error.
Microsoft Outlook has stopped working.
A problem caused the program to stop working correctly.
Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available.
How to fix Outlook has stopped working?
This error could occur for a number of different reasons. The possible causes we cover in this article include:
- Disable the add-ins
- Corrupt OST
- Corrupt PST
- Check the Event Viewer
- Create a new Outlook profile
- Repair Office
Disable the Add-ins
One possibility–and always the first thing to check–is that an Outlook add-in could be causing the error. To determine if this is the root cause open outlook in Safe Mode.
To do this, hold the CTRL-key on your keyboard while clicking the Outlook icon. You will receive a prompt asking whether you want to open Outlook in safe mode. Click Yes.
Outlook will then launch with all add-ins disabled. Furthermore, the reading pane and any toolbar customization will be disabled. You can then navigate to File >> Options.
Once in options select Add-Ins. From here you can see all add-ins that load when Outlook is opened in normal mode. To disable an add-in click the Go… button.
From the Add-Ins dialog, you can deselect an add-in to disable it. Click Ok then restart Outlook. You can repeat this process until you find the add-in preventing Outlook from starting[Read more…] about Outlook has stopped working while launching