Possible causes for Microsoft® Outlook 2007 not Responding on Microsoft® Windows® 7 OS
How to fix the issue of Microsoft® Outlook 2007 not Responding on Microsoft® Windows® 7 OS
Microsoft Office Suite is a series of inter related applications that can enhance the functioning of Microsoft Windows based Operating Systems. Office Suite has been around for quite some time and 2007 version is one of the latest of them. Microsoft Office Suite 2007 includes Microsoft Excel 2007, Microsoft Word 2007, Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, Microsoft Outlook 2007 and so on. Microsoft Outlook 2007 is the default personal information management application included in the suite. Although this application is designed for e-mailing purposes, it includes note feature, to-do list, contact manager and so on. Some of the features of Microsoft Outlook 2007 include instant search, color categories, attachment previewing, minimized navigation pane etc. Microsoft Outlook 2007 is totally compatible with Microsoft Windows 7 OS but there are some problems that might come up with the use of Microsoft Outlook 2007 on the OS. Microsoft Outlook 2007 not responding is a very common problem and it can be solved very quickly. Microsoft Outlook 2007 might not be responding because of reasons such as some other incompatible service running in the background, problems with some of the system files associated with Microsoft Outlook 2007, registry errors, malware infections within the system, issues with some of the application files etc.
Following details give users more information regarding ways to fix Microsoft Outlook 2007 not responding issue on Microsoft Windows 7 OS:
- Repair OS/application
- Check active services
- Clean system registry
Damage to either the application files on the Microsoft Windows 7 OS or system files can cause Microsoft Outlook 2007 not responding issue. All Microsoft Windows 7 OS users having Microsoft Outlook 2007 not responding issue are suggested to check the integrity of the system files on the OS using 'sfc'/ 'scannow' command in the CMD and if some system files are found damaged, the OS would have to be repaired to solve the issue. If repairing OS did not solve the issue, then users can run the Microsoft Office 2007 diagnostic tool (in the start menu) and repair the application files to effectively fix the problem.
Check active services
Even though Microsoft Outlook 2007 is totally compatible with Microsoft Windows 7 OS, the application might not be compatible with some other third party applications installed on the system. Microsoft Windows 7 OS users facing Microsoft Outlook 2007 not responding issue are suggested to check the active services that are running on the system when the issue is coming up. This can be done using the task manager and if some services are found incompatible, then the applications or programs associated with them would have to be uninstalled or removed.
Registry contains important information for the functioning of the system. Even Microsoft Outlook 2007 installed on your Microsoft Windows 7 OS system has a registry and if the registry entries of Microsoft Outlook 2007 are clashing with some other registry entries, then Microsoft Outlook 2007 might stop responding. Such problems can be resolved by cleaning the registry of Microsoft Windows 7 OS using registry cleaning software such as RegCure.
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