I have my computer geek friend over just now to try and help me with my Outlook. Step 3: Install the latest Windows and Office updates Outlook works best when it's up to date. However when it opens, it does not respond to any commands. On every reboot hard and soft , my trackpad settings revert to default. If you are running the 64-bit version of Windows 7, you should find Outlook in the Program Files x86 directory there are two program files directories, one for 64-bit programs, one with 32-bit programs.
My end user can receive emails, but when he tries to send a new email, reply or forward an email the program stops responding. If you're having issues with Outlook as part of an Office 365 for business subscription, we can diagnose and fix several common Outlook problems issues for you. In this article I will show you easy solutions, tested on my own experience and working! These are the last items Outlook was able to download from the server I know there are more - I have been able to access my account from a web-based interface. Step 2: In the Microsoft Outlook Inbox Repair Tool window, tap on Browse to choose the pst file to repair, click Start to begin. Step 3: remove the needless add-ins. About the Author Melly Parker has been writing since 2007, focusing on health, business, technology and home improvement. Unless you really know what you're doing.
If this provides the answer to the problem please rate FixYa - thanks! Also, consider any suggestions to delete certain files as equally insane. Has your Outlook 2007 not responding Windows 7? Repair your Office programs In case none of the above solution works, try repairing your Office programs. After a few days I launched a search into the back up to find a file. Does this cure the problem? To start Outlook in Safe mode, click on its icon holding the Ctrl key, or enter outlook. Close all Office applications and open Control Panel.
I would appreciate any help you can give me. Just deselect the ones you don't want and click the delete button. There are so many reasons causing Outlook 2007 not responding. Next, you have to right-click on it to launch it with admin privilages. But, choosing the best one is the headache for any user. Outlook uses an Exchange server.
In order to use the Inbox Repair tool, you need to follow the steps mentioned below. In addition, the advanced security settings in anti-virus programs can also prevent Outlook in functioning properly. This helps to pin down the culprit that causes Outlook to freeze. Whenever I open outlook it stops responding and hangs forever or it would if I let it! If you don't choose an option on that dialog box, Outlook won't let you do anything else. If you cannot find it, the location is stored within Outlook's Tools, Options, Mail Setup tab, Data Files. Step 2: Make sure Outlook isn't working on a large or long process If you try to delete or move a large number of messages at once, Outlook can appear to hang, but really, it's working behind the scenes. This is a two-step process.
You'll see a message asking you to confirm that you really want to start Outlook in Safe mode, click Yes. What got my Outlook 2007 back on the air was something I discovered quite by accident. Hanging lasts for about 15 to 50 seconds with increasing tendence, then it allows me another click before hanging again. It sounds like the computer might be trying to do something. This will take a while depending upon the size of your mail box es. I deleted the back up and ran a repair on the current files.
We recommend setting Windows Update to automatically download and install recommended updates. I am the administrator and only user on my computer. This page explains best method for repairing corrupt Outlook 2007 profile on Windows system. What is the need to opt Remo Repair Outlook? Even tried with service pack. Please notify me if anyone comes up with a fix that works. Microsoft Update consolidates updates provided by Windows Update and Office Update into one location and enables you to choose automatic delivery and installation of high-priority updates.
Please see the following page for the detailed instructions:. It is always recommended to update the anti-virus from time-to-time. All the above-mentioned causes and the corresponding error message occurred in earlier versions along with the recent Outlook 2013 and 2010. At that point, the only application I can open is Task Manager. But if he attempts to forward or reply to the email Outlook stops responding and must be restarted.
Then I have to click the close button a couple times to the option to close, restart, etc. Here is the answer to your question i. Any other clues, suggestions, anything? If you still need further assistance, please post back to let me know what that might be, and if not I would appreciate it if you could please rate at FixYa! At that point, the only application I can open is Task Manager. Give Outlook a few minutes to finish the process and it should start to work again. I then copied the file back, replacing the original file and opened outlook. Such errors are quite frequent if the Outlook hangs or freezes while sending or accessing a mail. The email you wish to view may be in a sub-folder.