Microsoft Outlook, the effective and efficient email program is feature packed. Office, business and home users, all find the email client extremely useful for various emailing purposes. Though it is really awesome most of the time, like most software programs, errors do find a way to crop up even in Outlook.
One of the earliest signs: when you start Outlook, it lags, hangs or just stops responding. Now, the issue may be with the program, your computer system or some another issue totally different. This OmniTech guides will help you out:
The problem could very well be with some problematic add-ins. Launch Microsoft Outlook without any add-ins for determining whether a corrupt add-in is the reason why the issue may have happened. You need to click on Run from the Windows 8 applications menu, and then enter outlook/safe into the Run box and then click on OK. Reboot Outlook. Click on the File tab, select Options and click Add-ins. Choose COM Add-ins, click on Go. You need to clear all check boxes and then on OK and then restart Outlook.
Analyze Your Mailbox
It takes more time for Outlook mailbox to load when there are more items. You need to check the size of your mailbox, launch Outlook, select your account name in the navigation pane and click on the Folder tab, then Folder Properties and then click on Folder Size button for viewing the folder size in kilobytes. Use the AutoArchive feature, by going to File, clicking Options and choosing Advanced. You need to click on AutoArchive Settings and then choose how often you wish to archive items.
Fix the Program
You will find a built-in repair feature in Microsoft Outlook 2013. You can use it, in case none of your other troubleshooting worked. Close Outlook and any other Microsoft Office programs. Then, launch the Control Panel, choose Programs and choose Programs and Features. You need to right-click on Microsoft Office 2013 in the list of presently installed applications and select Change. Then, click on Repair and then click on Continue. Follow the on screen steps to repair.
If all the OmniTech guides mentioned till now fails, create a new Microsoft Outlook profile, as your user profile, the current one, would be corrupt. Close Outlook and launch the Apps menu. Select Control Panel, and choose Mail and then click on Show Profiles. Select your current profile name and then click on Remove. Then you need to click on the Add button and key in new profile name. These Outlook tech support tips should work. Your Outlook issues should be resolved by now.