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MS Outlook 2003 keeps closing!

by Paulvalk1 / November 15, 2010 1:55 AM PST

Why is my MS Outlook 2003 automatically closing by itself?


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Re: outlook closes automatically
by Kees_B Forum moderator / November 15, 2010 4:22 AM PST

Common causes:
- an add-on gone wild. Try Outlooks safe mode:
- a damaged .pst file. Rename it and see what happens if Outlook creates a new empty one.

With a new empty pst-file and in safe mode, it likely will work correctly.


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After years of 2003 trouubles.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 17, 2010 8:57 AM PST

I was about to give up. But at the office we lucked into a machine that never have the issues. So here's our findings. No addins and the email editor is NOT set to use Word.

Good luck!

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