Add-ins are small helping programs to add new functional capabilities and automate some routine operations in any big existing application. Same goes with MS Outlook add-ins. These add-ins can be of real help but any version discrepancy or minor error can lead to bigger problems like unexpected Outlook behavior or sudden crash of Outlook profile.
When Add-ins create problem for Outlook use, you need to fix Outlook by getting rclass of such add-ins. For example, after installing an Add-in, you are prompted to restart MS Outlook and when you restart it, you get the following error message:
“Outlook failed to start correctly last time. Starting Outlook in safe mode will help you correct or isolate a startup problem in order to successfully start the program. Some functionality may be disabled in this mode.
Reason behind the aforementioned error message
The aforementioned error message has appeared because of the installation of Add-in to use with MS Outlook. May be the Add-in that you have installed is incompatible with the MS Outlook version you are currently using and this has led to this specified error message
Solution for the aforementioned error message
In order to resolve this existing issue, you need to uninstall the Add-in but how to uninstall that Add-in is a tough call? Outlook has failed to start; which means you can’t access it directly. Therefore, you cannot uninstall Add-in easily. However, there is an available option i.e. run Outlook in safe mode to uninstall the Add-in and to fix Outlook. To start Outlook in Safe Mode, click the Yes button in the dialog box displaying the error message. Once MS Outlook starts in safe mode either uninstall or deactivate the recently installed Add-in. Now restart MS Outlook and check for recovery. Thus, you can fix Outlook issues related to add-ins and resolve the specified error.
The process to uninstall or deactivate Add-ins varies according to the version of MS Outlook installed on your computer.
Following steps help you to manage Add-ins in MS Outlook 2010:
This way you can fix Outlook issue occurring due to Add-in installation. Let us see the process to manage Add-ins in Outlook 2007:
Now, to fix Outlook issue in 2003, consclasser the following steps:
In this way, you can remove the Add-in causing problem in the startup of Outlook 2013, 2010, 2007, or 2003.