How to Fix Outlook express not responding problem

As you know that Outlook is one of the most fantastic applications that are used to send or receive mails, store various kinds of data like contacts, address book, images, manage the mails and so on. It is mostly used by the professionals as a connectivity tools for professional apps or software. With the excellence of this application, you can make your daily work very easy. However, you may also see some unpredictable activity in the Outlook without letting you know. Sometimes when you try to open the Outlook, send or receive mails, trying to manage the emails or stored PST files, you will get a very unusual error i.e. Outlook express not responding problem. You may get this issue in any version of Outlook as Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2016. Actually this is a worst issue that you face during the accessing of Outlook. If you are also suffering from this sort of issue, you are at the right place to fix or resolve the problem with different solutions. You can use Outlook PST Repair Tool also for automatic rectification of the problem.

Compatible with Outlook 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002, 2000 and supports Windows 10, 8, 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Vista (32-bit/64-bit ), 2003, XP, 2000, NT4 (SP6).

You will see many common symptoms while you confront the Outlook express not responding problem. Some of them are;

  • Slowing down the performance of the application
  • Unable to open the Outlook
  • Unable to send or receive mails or other important data
  • Problem in deleting the undesired or unwanted files in Outlook
  • Computer gets stuck at certain point
  • You may also get Blue Screen of Death error

Outlook express not responding problem should be fixed as soon as possible, but you must take a look at the common causes responsible for the issue;

  • Outdated version of Outlook installed
  • Big size of the mailbox
  • Corruption in the PST files or folder
  • Opening of many tabs or links with Outlook
  • Conflicting of Outlook with the installed plug ins
  • Corruption in the Office files
  • Problem with the Outlook profile
  • Damaged files associated with Outlook application

After studying the above symptoms and causes, you will better understand that the problem may occur in any version of Outlook. So, you need to go through some common solutions that may work with each version of Outlook.

Here are some solutions stated that will help you a lot to fix Outlook express not responding problem;

  1. Troubleshoot the oversized mailbox
  • Go to the new group and tap on folder.
  • Click on new folder.
  • Type a name for the folder in the name box.
  • Click on the location of the new folder where you want to list it.
  • This new folder will be subfolder for the selected folder that you are checking.
  • Click on ok.
  1. Create a new user profile
  • Go to start and select control panel.
  • Click on User Account and then click on Mail.
  • Click on show profile.
  • Select the profile here that you want to delete and then click on remove.
  • Click on Add
  • Type a name for the new profile.
  • Give the user name, SMTP address and password.
  • Click on Next.
  • You will now receive the following request.

Allow this website to configure <username @ domain> server configuration?

In this screen, select the Do not ask me about this new box, and click Allow.

Beside the above manual method, you can apply some common manual procedures to fix the issue of Outlook express not responding problem. Here is the method below;

  1. First of all close the Outlook.
  2. Find the folder C: / Program Files / Microsoft Office / Office14 if you are using Outlook 2010.
  3. Go to C: / Program Files / Microsoft Office / OFFICE15 for Outlook 2013/2016.
  4. Double-click on the Scanpst.exe.
  5. Click on the Browse to select the data file in Outlook.
  6. Select scanning options.
  7. Click on the Start when you’re done.
  8. Now you can start the repair process, if you see errors.

All the above manual procedures will help you to troubleshoot Outlook express not responding problem properly. However, in some cases the manual methods require deep technical skill to apply for error troubleshooting. Hence it is very important to download and install MacKeeper Tool for automatic fixing of the issue.

Compatible with Outlook 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002, 2000 and supports Windows 10, 8, 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Vista (32-bit/64-bit ), 2003, XP, 2000, NT4 (SP6).

Outlook PST Repair Tool is one of the most amazing tools in the world. It is used to fix the Outlook errors automatically. The tool will scan the whole computer and find out the errors associated with Outlook application. It will repair the PST files corruption, problem with Outlook account, file duplication, etc. The tool can also optimize the performance of the Outlook amazingly.