Outlook 2011 when starts, it may stop working, Crashes or hangs due to some unwanted causes. This informative page is to explore the solution of the problem in a streamlined manner. Manual workout is mentioned underneath. In case the manual solution fails to help you, you can opt the commercial one.
Note: If you do not have Service Pack 2 on your computer, then you might get the location of files differ. If you want to be sure that your system is installed with this pack, then get Word menu from About Word. If the Word application is in 14.2.0 or for earlier version, then you have sp2 installed in your computer.
Quitting all running application is quite easy with underneath given steps:
If you have not saved changes in documents, those were recently open, then you may lose data. Now try to start the Outlook 2011. Hopefully the problem will be resolved. If it is not shortened, then move on to coming step.
To be sure if the issue is not all about uncompleted actions or account settings, you need to perform this action. Steps will be as:
Still, the problem exists, then move to another section.
The data records along with Outlook database gets stored into Identities folders of Outlook 2011. If this folder will be moved to desktop, then a new database will be created automatically. If there is not any problem to open this database, it means the Outlook may have healthy data in these folders. To check it out you can follow underneath given folder:
If the issue is shortened, then now user should have to recover database. For further information, KB2360509 is effective source Unfortunately, if the problem is still exists, then move to next step.
This is to know whether the problem arose due to destructive or corrupt Outlook preferences. To move on for the test, first you need to get all the desired preferences to your computer screen:
If you are using MAC OS X Lion, then you will not be able to see Library folder.To make it visible you need to opt some manual settings.
To follow the instructions with which you can go for Outlook safe mode, KB 2398596 is helpful. It will help you to find out if there is any interfering program. If the problem still lies, then move to next step.
There may be some issue of user information. If the corruption is still available then you need to create new Outlook 2011 user account. To get more information about process follow KB 2439218
In the case, the problem is not resolved and you are left with damaged MAC files, then opting OLM Converter tool is a good idea. With this tool you can eliminate the error or caused by recovery of OLM files.