I also experienced this issue being unable to start Outlook 2016. I have little to no pc knowledge and this means nothing to me other than I have no email access. Type the following command: outlook. When I try to create one, it fails. Cannot open the Outlook window.
Then switch to the Monitor tab and change Colors to 16-bit. Note: This step is for Outlook 2013 or Outlook 2010. Outlook was able to sync email with iCloud, but when we tried to access the Calendar in Outlook we would get the error. In this case, uninstall the Outlook Connector manually as recommended on , and then install it anew. You'll see a label similar to the one below at the top of the screen. If the problem still remains, you can try deleting the Navigation Pane from your computer. If Outlook starts normally in Safe Mode, then proceed and disable the third party Add-ins.
My problems started a few days ago. In the most cases, when you cannot open the Outlook window, the following error pops up: Cannot start Microsoft Outlook. You can repair such files with the help of Inbox Repair Tool scanpst. For this troubleshooting exercise, you want to disable, not delete, an add-in. It is the fastest way to determine if the problem on Outlook start up is caused by some of the add-ins. If you upgraded to Outlook 2010 on a computer that already had data files created in previous versions, you will find the outlook.
I cannot recommend any particular tool because luckily have never had to use any on my own machine. Create a new Outlook Profile. Its the reason of conflict. Just give them a try, and these plug-ins will streamline your email communication and enhance your Outlook experience in so many ways! And don't forget to grab a special coupon code that we created especially for our blog readers. PingProtocolProxy String endpointIdentifier Do you mean recycling the app pool? If the problem persists, then try to delete the Outlook. Please check out for the latest information on this topic. It seems that Microsoft has to screw with anything that works in order to frustrate everyone into using the junk they are trying to force down the throats of the marketplace.
To do so, right-click on the Outlook. If Outlook opens normally after running this command, then your problem is solved. The email accounts are Exchange based. I've checked now and another pst was set as default which isn't right. Thanks for contributing an answer to Server Fault! I had sworn the right data file was set as default in previous days because I had set their new main address as default, which also set the data file as default. After that, you can start Outlook. Unable to open the Outlook window.
Unable to open the Outlook window. All the best to all. In safe mode, Outlook starts without loading the add-ins. If you don't need this option, then turn it off and you should no longer get the error. If against all expectations your Outlook still won't open, try the troubleshooting steps below. So, right click on the Outlook. Cannot open the Outlook window.
Cannot open the Outlook window. I'm not really sure what it actually means, but fortunately for us Microsoft has an explanation and automatic fix for Outlook 2007 and 2010. Outlook wont open the error message reads Cannot start Microsoft Office Outlook. It is the easiest way to pinpoint if the problem is caused by one of the add-ins. Wish I could help beyond that! First, deleted junk kept reappearing, then while trying to reply to mail, I get a message saying 'cannot send, device not connected to internet'. For me it ended up being the shortcut was set for windows xp compatibility mode.
Microsoft Exchange is not available. If this solution helped, turn on the add-ins sequentially and restart the Outlook until you find a problem extension. Cannot open the outlook window. Dear All user, I have done following easy step to overcome outlook error. Outlook will display a message asking you to confirm that you really want to start it in safe mode, click Yes. Turned that off and outlook opened right up and retrieved mail. I tried all of the methods suggested on this page.
Launch Outlook without Compatibility Mode. Fist off, I am getting this dreaded error Cannot start Microsoft Outlook. Set the new profile as Default. Please feel free to contact me if you need any further information. Open the Control Panel, and type Mail in the Search box at the top of window.
And, as a rule, it happens unexpectedly and at the wrong time! How can I resolve and start my Outlook again? Close your Microsoft Outlook and the error message of Outlook. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread Went to testconnectivity. Moving on, re-configure your email account on your new profile. You can also disable all add-ins in registry by deleting the following registry keys just in case, create a backup of these keys first! While there are various reasons for this to occur, some post Office 2007 Service Pack 2 updates seems to cause this error for certain configurations but it can also occur in Outlook 2003, Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013. I haven't tried that yet.