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Outlook 2010 Crashes on Startup: How to Resolve the Problem

Microsoft has provided Personal Information Manager to its users in the form of MS Outlook. Among its all available versions the latest and advanced one is MS Outlook 2010. It is considered as one of the best email client application which offers an amazing facility of viewing, creating and managing emails. Apart from these you can easily access to your stored personal informations like contacts, journals, appointments, notes, calendars etc. It can be used ad separate application as well as part of MS Office. Though it offers superior functionalities than earlier versions but still it is not untouched by the errors and corruption issues. It is possible in some cases that Outlook 2010 crashes on startup and you are unable to start it.

Most of the Outlook users report that it crashes on startup or performing general operations like opening email, sending email or while printing. You might have experienced similar situation while starting Outlook. Every time when you try to start the Outlook you receive an error message as shown below:

“Microsoft Outlook has encountered a problem and needs to close”, and gives a check box to restart Outlook.

To resolve the issue you try to restart the Outlook in safe mode. After crash when you try to restart it you get another message as:

“Outlook failed to start correctly last time. Starting Outlook in safe mode will help you correct or isolate a startup problem in order to successfully start the program. Some functionality may be disabled in this mode. Do you want to start Outlook in safe mode?”

There are various possible reasons responsible for the problem Outlook 2010 crashes on startup. Some of the reasons are mentioned below:

  • Virus attack
  • Corrupt Outlook database
  • Corrupt emails
  • Improper installation of Outlook
  • Interrupted power supply
  • Improper shut down of Outlook

When you get the problem of Outlook 2010 crashes you can troubleshoot the issue by following ways:

  • First of all you check the integrity of your Outlook mail database which you can do by opening start menu->run and then type outlook.exe/cleanpst
  • Update MS Outlook with latest updates. You can resolve the problem by changing the code included in updates
  • Create new Outlook profile and Windows profile
  • Run scanpst.exe utility to repair the corruption

If you able to fix the problem of Outlook 2010 crashes on startup by above discussed ways then it’s fine. Otherwise use Outlook PST repair software to repair the corrupt database and resolve the problem.

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Install the software with quick installation wizard. Just follow the 4 simple steps to successfully install the Outlook PST Repair.

Step 1
Launch the Outlook PST Repair from the desktop shortcut. And select the corrupted PST file.


Step 2
Click Next and follow the on-screen instruction to finish it. No need to Worry! Your Outlook.pst is in Hand of Professional.

Outlook PST Repair has very advance scanning alogorith as compared to the Scanpst.exe. You will see the difference in result, once the scanning is over.


Step 3
Once Scanning process is completed, Outlook PST repair will show the previews of all the recoverable components.

Step 4
After viewing the lost folder in the recovered item list. Go for the Licence key to save the pst file..


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