Wednesday, February 15, 2012

How to Fix “Cannot start Microsoft Office Outlook..” Outlook 2007 Error?

Are you unable to start Microsoft Office Outlook 2007? Is Outlook 2007 crashing every time you try to open it? Well, this problem usually occurs due to corruption to Outlook installation, application files, or Outlook data file. In case of PST (Personal Storage Table) file corruption, all your precious data becomes inaccessible and you run across data loss. Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 can not read a damaged PST file and you see strange symptoms. At time point, you must have a valid and updated backup to restore data from it. However, if backup is not clean and current, you need to repair Outlook PST file using appropriate commercial applications.

For instance, you may encounter the underwritten error message while trying to start Microsoft Office Outlook 2007:

“Cannot start Microsoft Office Outlook. Cannot open the Outlook window.”

The error occurs every time you open the MS Outlook application. It renders all your emails, notes, contacts, journals, attachments, tasks, and other PST file items inaccessible. To retrieve data in such cases, discover the cause of this behavior and repair PST file by sorting it out.

Root of the problem:

The problem generally occurs if the file, which maintains settings of Outlook Navigation Pane become damaged. The file is known as profilename.xml. Here profilename is name of the Outlook profile. It is stored in different storage locations, depending upon the version of your Microsoft Windows operating system. When it gets damaged, its size becomes 0 KB.

The problem may also occur due to corruption of PST files. There are various reasons of Outlook data file corruption, ranging from virus infection or application malfunction.


Follow the underwritten steps to fix this problem:

• If corruption to the Navigation Pane is causing this problem, use the below methods:
◦ Click the Start button and select Run.
◦ Enter 'Outlook.exe /resetnavpane' command in Open text box.
◦ Click OK button.
• Use Inbox Repair Tool (Scanpst.exe) utility to check integrity of PST file and repair corruption.
• Use third-party Outlook PST repair tools to repair and restore the damaged Outlook data file if above methods do not work.

The Outlook repair tools are capable of carrying out in-depth scan of whole PST file and extracting all inaccessible or damaged data from it. They work in all PST file corruption situations.

Outlook PST Repair is the best Outlook data recovery software that successfully handles all corruption problems. The software works well with Microsoft Outlook 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002 (XP), and 2000. It restores emails, contacts, notes, tasks, journals, attachments, and all other PST file items.

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