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Help! Outlook trouble!!

by Darvulia / May 26, 2008 8:40 AM PDT

My Outlook 2000 just won't start!!
What data recovery software do you recommend for this kind of trouble.
Thanks!

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Two things ...
by Edward ODaniel / May 26, 2008 11:09 AM PDT

to try since you mention no error messages, how you are trying to start it or any other info.

First, open your TaskManager and see if it is already running as a process - if it is se,ect it then click the "End Process" button then try to start it again.

If it isn't open a command prompt and enter the following command (substitute the actual path to your Outlook Executable if your path is different) -
"c:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\Outlook.exe" /safe

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A little more info...
by DerfX / May 26, 2008 11:17 AM PDT

There is another forum for MS Office and related software but also, you need to give us a little more to work with such as is your Outlook a stand-alone app or part of the Ofice suite? And, what OS is it running on? Do you have the legal install CD for it?

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A little more info
by Darvulia / May 29, 2008 12:07 AM PDT
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Hey! There's no error message coming up, it just hangs on the opening window. I've tried to re-install it but it didn't work.
It's running on XP?and it's a part of the Office Suite.
I just don't know what else to do!

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And You've Tried Uninstalling It, Then Reinstalling?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / May 29, 2008 6:13 AM PDT
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And did you follow the advice to ...
by Edward ODaniel / May 29, 2008 6:36 AM PDT
In reply to: A little more info

open a command prompt (or the Rin box) and type (or paste) the following command (EXACTLY as shown, quotes and all)-
"c:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\Outlook.exe" /safe

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