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Outlook 2003 locks up

I just installed Outlook 2003 on my computer. All seemed to go well - e-mail
account was input and mail was downloaded. I imported the old inbox and sent
mail data from the old machine, and that seemed to transfer easily, too
(CSV), though I lost the sent/received dates.

But after trying to sync my Palm Treo with the new machine, Outlook has been
balky. Takes forwver to load, a really long time to switch between functions
within Outlook (Calendar to mail to tasks). The initial sync didn't take,
and while the data now appears to have been xfered, syncs still run an
interminable time and I usually end up terminating the program.

Any thoughts, suggestions?


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Outlook 2003 locks up an says try using personal folders. How? I use to
store many emails for business. I do not use contact mgr. but could with help

I have a problem with Outlook 2003 locking up on replies to emails. I
have to close Outlook and go back into it to get Outlook to work again.
I have deleted the users local profile, deleted the mailbox and
recreated it, changed out different computer, change the data jack and
even put the user on wireless. It has to be something following the
user? It happens at different timesof the day, but mainly in the
afternoon.

Whenever I open more than one e-mail, Outlook 2003 locks up. I have to hit
ctrl/alt/delete to exit the program. I then get the following error
signature:

szappName: OUTLOOK.EXE szAppVer: 11.0.8118.0 szModName: hungapp
szModver: 0.0.0.0 Offset: 00000000

The following files will be included in this error report:
C:DOCUME~1COMPAQ11LOCALS1TempWER3711.dir00OUTLOOK.EXE. mdmp
C:DOCUME~1COMPAQ11LOCALS1TempWER3711.dir00appcompat.ba t

my outlook 2003 is locking up with every use. worked fine when i first
installed but now it will locks after almost any command. does it fight with
other software? it acts similar to problem with winfax9. it is new in my pc
and worked fine when first installed.

My Outlook 2003 has been locking up on me. I go to the task manager and see
that it's "not running." I then shut it down, restart it, and get about a
minute of usage until it locks up again. I'm also running Nuance PDF
software and Dragonfly's speech recognition software. Any ideas on how to
fix my problem?
Thanks!
Liz

Outlook 2003 locks up 2-3 times a week and I have to "detect and repair it"
which means reinstall it...and that takes several tries before it works.
What is causing this and how can I make it more stable?

I have a Dell desktop at my office, Windows XP Professional, and have never
had problems with Outlook 2003 on that computer before...until yesterday.
Now, when I try to respond to an e-mail, my PC shows the ol' hour glass
figure for a while and then tells me that it has to use Outlook editor
instead of Word.

At that point, I type my response and click "send", but Outlook locks up and
doesn't do anything...so I have to use Ctrl/Alt/Del to close the program.

I deleted the NORMAL.DOT file in case it was corrupted, but it didn't help
at all.

This is extremely frustrating, and I hope someone here can help me. I've
searched far and wide on the Internet to no avail since yesterday.

I have a Dell desktop at my office, Windows XP Professional, and have never
had problems with Outlook 2003 on that computer before...until yesterday.
Now, when I try to respond to an e-mail, my PC shows the ol' hour glass
figure for a while and then tells me that it has to use Outlook editor
instead of Word.

At that point, I type my response and click "send", but Outlook locks up and
doesn't do anything...so I have to use Ctrl/Alt/Del to close the program.

I deleted the NORMAL.DOT file in case it was corrupted, but it didn't help
at all.

This is extremely frustrating, and I hope someone here can help me. I've
searched far and wide on the Internet to no avail since yesterday.

Hi,
I have several users with this problem, we are using T3G (Mobile Broadband)
cards in our laptops. The machines are running XP SP2 with Office 2003 (All
patched)

We run the machine in cahce mode, however if a user is connected to our
network via the data card (Note : we have a special gateway from the mobile
provider to our network Ie full IP access) we can sync email fine, it
trickles in well and the machine can be used to do other things while it
happens in the background. However if you send an email with a large
attachment say 2MB. when you hit send and receive the machine locks up while
it obvosily focuses on sending the email. once it is gone the machine comes
back to life. Why is this and can it be stopped Ie why does it not just send
in the background can it be made too.

Thanks

Can someone please help me figure out a problem I'm having with
Outlook?

Our office has about 30 PCs running XP SP2. These are fairly lean
boxes, with only Office 2003, FileMaker Pro, Retrospect Backup Client,
Roxio CD burning software, IE6 or IE7, Adobe Acrobat Standard 6.0 and
Trend-Micro AV. One of the most frequent problems I encounter is with
Outlook 2003 locking up. Our users complain that "Outlook is always
slow," that it crashes, doesn't work, etc. While those terms might not
be accurate to describe what is really happening, it's what I hear
from users.

Here's typically what happens: a user calls me because Outlook "won't
work." Upon arriving at his or her desk, I see that the Outlook title
has "Not Responding" in the toolbar. To fix it, I have to kill both
OUTLOOK.EXE and WINWORD.EXE. Upon reopening, the archive folders file
is usually corrupt.

I have observed the lockup in progress a few times, and it usually
happens when either opening an Outlook folder, opening a message, or
creating a new email. I have checked the "Sync Issues" folder, but see
no problems with that. Our Exchange server is local, and everyone has
a 100 Mbps LAN connection. Some users have Google Toolbar installed
(not Google Desktop Search), but I have all Outlook add-ons disabled.

The only users who never have trouble with this are our 10 graphic
designers. They run Entourage 2004 on Mac OSX. Their email never locks
up!

Can anyone help point me in the right direction to solve this problem?
Or is this just the way it is?

Thanks.
Joseph

I'm running Outlook 2003 on Windows XP. Just recently my computer froze up
when trying to move a certain email to a different folder and would only come
back until I manually shutting down. Alt/Control/Delete would not respond.
The email was from a reliable sender. Once this occurred the computer would
freeze up every time I tried to open Outlook 2003. I did a Systems Restore
to a previous date and the problem went away for a few days but is now back.
Does anybody have any thoughts on this?

Problem 1:
Outlook 2007 locks up every time I start it. If I re-start my
computer I can open it once, it will be ok, but if I close it and then
try to re-open it later, i just get the hourglass and can't do
anything else with it. This all started with the problem below.
Problem 2:
Outlook 2007 downloads my mail from the server, but never displays it
anywhere. I checked my filters/trash/etc, but I can't find the
messages anywhere. They are on the server (checked through a webmail
interface) before outlook starts, and they are gone after outlook
downloads them, but I can never find them.

Any help on either problem would be appreciated.

Also, This is an upgraded version of 2007 from 2003. 2003 worked
perfectly

TIA

Using Outlook to access a hugh email base on a remote server. Tried to sort
the emails by size and the program locked up in that mode. Turned it off and
rebooted and when it comes on it's in the same mode - still locked up. None
of the functions will work.
--
Harold

Problem 1:
Outlook 2007 locks up every time I start it. If I re-start my
computer I can open it once, it will be ok, but if I close it and then
try to re-open it later, i just get the hourglass and can't do
anything else with it. This all started with the problem below.
Problem 2:
Outlook 2007 downloads my mail from the server, but never displays it
anywhere. I checked my filters/trash/etc, but I can't find the
messages anywhere. They are on the server (checked through a webmail
interface) before outlook starts, and they are gone after outlook
downloads them, but I can never find them.

Any help on either problem would be appreciated.

Also, This is an upgraded version of 2007 from 2003. 2003 worked
perfectly

TIA

Outlook 2007 locks up on me while I am typing. I have windows XP. In Taskman
I see OUTLOOK.EXE consuming 30-40% of my CPU. The mouse icon disappears when
moved over an outlook window. Ending the outlook tasks in Taskman causes all
outlook windows to go to "Not Responding" status. 2 to 3 minutes later all
outlook tasks will close. I always send the failure reports in to Microsoft.
This happens most often right after I re-start my computer, and usually I
don't see it again until I restart.

This topic returns hundreds of similar cases in Google, but Microsoft oddly
has absolutely nothing. The google results sometimes refer to Outlook 2003,
but I never had it happen with Outlook 2003. Nothing I've seen in google
searches addresses how to make this stop, so I'm hoping I can get an answer
here

Using Outlook to access a hugh email base on a remote server. Tried to sort
the emails by size and the program locked up in that mode. Turned it off and
rebooted and when it comes on it's in the same mode - still locked up. None
of the functions will work.
--
Harold

Outlook 2007 locks up on me while I am typing. I have windows XP. In Taskman
I see OUTLOOK.EXE consuming 30-40% of my CPU. The mouse icon disappears when
moved over an outlook window. Ending the outlook tasks in Taskman causes all
outlook windows to go to "Not Responding" status. 2 to 3 minutes later all
outlook tasks will close. I always send the failure reports in to Microsoft.
This happens most often right after I re-start my computer, and usually I
don't see it again until I restart.

This topic returns hundreds of similar cases in Google, but Microsoft oddly
has absolutely nothing. The google results sometimes refer to Outlook 2003,
but I never had it happen with Outlook 2003. Nothing I've seen in google
searches addresses how to make this stop, so I'm hoping I can get an answer
here

I have Office XP (2002) and use Outlook for my email, generally using Word as
my email editor. I occasionally run into a problem when I try to reply to or
forward specific emails, usually from the same senders, where Outlook totally
locks up as soon as I click on the reply button. Not only do I have to use
the Task Manager to close Outlook so I can restart it, I also need to close
Word, and then I have to go into processes in the Task Manager and end the
Word process which is still going on, even though Word has been closed. If I
don't do this, the only other way to get Outlook email working again is to
reboot the computer. If I turn off Word as email editor, I can then reply to
these emails with no problem, otherwise it would happen again.

The one thing the emails seem to have in common is one or more image tags
with a source code that looks something like this:
src="mhtml:mid://00000018/!cid:00d701c54116$01ead3e0$c217480c@D2DZJD21". I
copied that one right from the view source page on one such email I recently
received. Can anyone tell me what might be causing this, and, more
important, how to fix it? I don't want to stop using Word as my email
editor.
--
Larry S.
SF Bay Area

How do I unlock outlook 2003? I followed all the restoration of the Outlook
files, including a reinstallation from the disk. I cannot delete emails, I
cannot move emails, I cannot download emails, I cannot access the reminders
or the contacts.
In short, I can't do a thing.
Everytime I try something I get an error message. According the help menu, I
had to restore the software which I have done twice. Any ideas would be
appreciated.
Thanks

I just installed office enterprise 2007. however, every time i engage in
outlook, it locks up (not responding)

Outlook 98 locks up when I reply or forward some emails. It does this consistently for certain emails (every time I restart outlook and try to reply to that email it will lock up). I can't seem to identify anything different about these emails that may be the cause.

When it locks up I get the following message:

OUTLOOK.EXE has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

The Error Signature says the following:

AppName: outlook.exe AppVer: 8.5.5104.0 ModName: unknown
ModVer: 0.0.0.0 Offset: a508758d

I have restarted my computer three times today, but Outlook keeps locking up
and closing down. I do not have many messages, as I have only had this
computer for a week. No other programs are having these problems, and my
co-worker is not having these problems either.

Outlook 2003 freezes up after I open the program. My mouse pointer is unable
to click on anything in the program. The mouse goes underneath the program.

Outlook 2007 locks up almost every time it is open. It is an Office 2007
Enterprise installation on a clean, updated XP workstation.

I just unistalled Outlook and Reinstalled it with no improvement

What to do ?


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