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Troubleshooting Microsoft Outlook

The instructions provided here pertain to Outlook 2003 on a home computeror at least one that is not on an Exchange Server. They do not pertain to Outlook Express at all.

Something Doesn't Work Right or It Crashes at Times

If you can open Outlook, the first thing to try is to run Detect and Repair from the Help menu. Have your Installation disk handy because you may need it. On my machine, it takes about 7 minutes for the Detect and Repair to complete.

Cannot Send or Receive Email

This is a tough one and I hesitate to put it here, but don't want to ignore the issue.

First try closing and restarting Outlook. If that doesn't work, try rebooting your machine.


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