Microsoft® Outlook Not Working In Windows® 7
What is Microsoft Outlook? Discuss the reasons for Microsoft Outlook not opening in Windows 7 Operating System and the tips to fix the problems.
Microsoft has introduced the Office package to provide user with easy access of data. The Microsoft Outlook is the new e-mail management introduced by the Microsoft series. The product is subjected to new developments every year. There are a number of Outlook versions from Microsoft. These include the Microsoft Outlook 2007, 2003 and 2010. Microsoft Outlook 2010 is the latest among this series. Microsoft Outlook is mainly used as a premium business management tool. The software connects more than 500 million Microsoft Office users worldwide. It provides advanced e-mail organization, communication and networking features. The software saves much time in Internet by reducing the time needed for viewing, managing and creating your e-mails. You can be able to easily access data with the software and you can become up to date with fast Internet access provided by the software. It is possible to get some issues with Microsoft Outlook. One among these issues includes the software not working in Windows 7 system. It may occur as a result of some compatibility issues between the system or bugs in the software or due to registry modifications.
Following are some tips to fix the issue of Microsoft Outlook not opening in Windows 7 Operating System:
- Open in Safe mode
- Open without addins
- Run software in compatibility mode
Open in Safe mode
The initial step to fix the issue of Outlook not opening in Windows 7 Operating System is to open the software in safe mode. To do this, you need to navigate to the Start menu of the system and select the Run box. In the Run box, you need to type outlook.exe /safe. It will fix issue with Microsoft Outlook.
Open without addins
If Microsoft Outlook does not open in Windows 7, you need to try open it without addins. To do this, you need to type outlook.exe /a in the Run box. If Microsoft Outlook gets opened in this way, you need to try removing third party plugins that may be resulting in the issue. You need to remove such plugins to fix the issue. To do this, you need to open Microsoft Outlook software and in Tools menu select 'Trust Center'. You need to then open the 'Add-ins' box and check box for the Add-in which you want to disable.
Another option to fix the issue of Microsoft Outlook not opening in Windows 7 is to run the software in compatibility mode. To do this, you need to navigate to the Start menu of the system and select 'Computer' icon. You can then open up the 'Program Files' and get the 'Microsoft Office' folder. Right click the 'Outlook.exe' and select its 'Properties' option. You need to check the option of 'Run this program in compatibility mode' and get the Microsoft Outlook opened in compatibility mode.
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