Solutions To Fix MS Outlook 2010 Issues And Troubleshooting

images (2)This article describes how to fix Outlook 2010 Issues And Troubleshooting, you may also visit here (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2413813) to get further detail, many Outlook users has reported that they are experiencing unexpected troubles after installation of Outlook 2010 version. The following issues were found on outlook 2010 and 2013 specially when outlook is used with Office 365.

1. Outlook stop responding (hangs) frequently
2. Outlook crashes even though you are not accessing it
3. Outlook crash when your start it and same issues may occur when you close it
Such random crashing or unresponsive issues make very difficult to determine crashing issues, but you can easily perform this task with the help of Outlook Product Diagnostic, this program is designed to identify the program configurations that may cause Outlook to hang, crash and normally become unstable. This will provide an option to disable those items that might be causing outlook issues best thing is that it also provide undo option if any changes made incorrectly. The Outlook Stability Diagnostic also generates a report file that will help you to identify possible causes product instability and make able to see the changes implemented by the diagnostic tool.

How to Run Outlook Diagnostics

The outlook product stability tool is normally used to identify existsing issues behind crashes in Outlook, the following features may help you isolate causes of outlook troubleshooting.

  • This tool can Temporarily remove COM add-ins and Extensions
  • It help to identify and report known problematic configurations

Step 1: Open Control Panel → open Add or Remove Programs (in Windows XP) or Programs and Features (in Windows Vista or Windows 7).

Step 2: Look at installed Programs Lists, then right-click the entry for your Office installation, → click → Repair

Step 3: Create a new user profile

Again Open Control Panel, and then click the Mail item.
Click on → Show Profiles.
Now Select the profile that you want to remove, → click Remove.
Click on → Add.
In the Profile Name box, type a name for the profile.
Specify the user name, password and the the primary SMTP address, then click → Next.
You may receive the following message:
Allow this website to configure example@domain server settings?
When you receive this message, click to select the Don’t ask me about this website again check box, and then click → Allow.
When you’re prompted, enter your logon credentials, and then click OK.
When set up is finished, click Finish.

If after performing such operations Outlook 2010 Issues And Troubleshooting still persists then you must look for other possible causes and try to fix them by implementing some perpetuation and updated majors.

1 Update your Outlook with the latest cumulative updates, incompatibility may also create big troubles and unexpected issues, you may visit here (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2934538) to get more details about this topic.

2 Moreover there are many other causes were are discussed on Microsoft’s official sites, that has been mentioned below: Outlook 2010 Issues And Troubleshooting may be also caused by one of the following reasons:-

  • Microsoft Office Communicator integration
  • Incomplete closure of .pst files or .ost files
  • To-Do Bar and Online mode with Exchange server
  • Many Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds
  • Large Personal Folders files (.pst) or Offline Folder files (.ost)
  • Your AppData folder is redirected to a network location
  • Gadgets that access Outlook data (Windows Vista only)
  • Absence of the latest service pack for Outlook 2010
  • POP3 accounts on Windows Vista clients
  • Insufficient computer specifications
  • Windows Desktop Search indexing
  • Damaged Outlook messaging profile
  • Antivirus software interaction
  • Third-party add-ins
  • Outlook .ost files or .pst files that are stored on a drive with insufficient write performance

Apart from these causes you can’t ignore Outlook PST files, if you are regular outlook user then then there is no need to discuss about PST files limitations. In some prior Outlook version, only large .pst files issues were found behind big and terrible outlook issues. So first check whether you have large .pst or .ost file, if yes then you may definitely experience some troubles while performing typical operations such as deleting emails, reading email messages and moving or forwarding emails.

If you are using Outlook 2010 then must apply following .ost size guidelines :-

Up to 5 GB file size will provide good user experience on most hardware, between 5 to 10 GB, file size depend on hardware, it means you have fast hard disk and lost of RAM then you will definitely experience better than slower had disk drive. Apart from file size issues you must check that you computer meet the system requirements for the version Outlook 2010, if then its OK otherwise you need to set system requirement according to outlook version.

Component Office 2003 Office 2007 Office 2010
Computer and processor 233 MHz 500 MHz 500 MHz
Memory (RAM) 128 MB 256 MB 256 MB
Hard disk 400 MB 2 GB 3 GB
Display 800 × 600 1024 × 768 1024 × 576*

Other resources for this issues :-

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2413813

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10-things/10-tips-for-troubleshooting-outlook-problems

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2934538

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/87917-outlook-general-troubleshooting-guide-issues.html