Tuesday, May 21, 2013

How To Fix Cannot Start Outlook Error

As we all know that Microsoft Outlook is a powerful email client that lets you manage your different email accounts efficiently. Microsoft Outlook is loaded with features that can help you with managing your contacts, schedule and organize your various activities. But what if it gives you an error message while using the program? This can be a tricky situation to handle.
Errors like Cannot start Outlook can be avoided by following the simple precautionary guidelines. The Outlook comes loaded with Microsoft utility feature that lets the user fix the issues easily. Follow the steps below to perform the Outlook repair and fix your issue.

Instructions to resolve Cannot start Outlook issue

Switch on your computer and launch the My Computer window. From My Computer select the drive Local Disk C.
Open the C Drive and hit the search space with C:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\System\\Mapi\\1033\\ extension. This will open the file 1033 file on the system.
Select the Scanpst.exe in the above mentioned folder location to open the PST file repair tool.
Launch the Start menu. Enter %appdata%\\Microsoft\\Outlook into the Search space of the Start menu. Hit the Enter key. This will make the operating system return to the location of the PST file on your system hard drive.
Choose the PST file identified in the above step from the Scanpst program window, by clicking on the Browse option.
Select the option Start in the Scanpst program window. The PST file scan time can vary in accordance to the size of the PST file. So wait until PST files are scanned fully.
Select the checkbox next to the file to save and create the back up of the created file. Back up can help you retain the copy of all the files installed in the computer.
Initiate the file recovery process by clicking on the Repair option.
Restart Outlook after recovery process has completed.
The Scanpst program will list out the details of all the actions taken during the scan and repair process. PST files can have a max size of 2 GB and are stored in the format TXT with the same name as that of the Outlook PST file. So, make sure that your file does not exceed the 2 GB limit. Move all the unwanted files to the folder archive PST file so as to keep your file size always fewer than 2 GB.
In case you need further assistance, contact Outlook Support team and get your problem fixed.

Monday, May 6, 2013

Steps To Set Up Source Edit In Microsoft Outlook

Outlook, from Microsoft, is a very popular Email client that allows the users to send and receive email messages. The very latest versions of Outlook, Outlook 2010, and Outlook 2013, offer HTML support.
Follow the Outlook set up guidelines to enable the Outlook features, to insert HTML tags. The steps below will guide you through changing the Outlook settings to use the Microsoft Script Editor tool.

Outlook settings Instructions

·        Switch on your PC and log into your administrator account.
·        Open Microsoft Outlook on your PC. To launch the application, click on the icon with the label that reads Microsoft Outlook on your desktop. You can also launch the application from the Start menu. To launch the app, open the Start menu. From the Start menu pop up, select the label that reads All Programs. From the All Programs sub menu, select the label that reads Microsoft Outlook. Alternatively, you can launch the same by clicking the taskbar plug in icon.
·        Click on the label that reads Tools from the application home page. Select the label Options from the Tools drop down. From the Mail format tab, check the box next to the label that reads Use Microsoft Word to edit email messages. Hit the OK button when prompted to save the settings. This will set Microsoft word as the default Email Editor application.
·        Click on the File button on top, and select the New option from the dropdown. This will open the Compose window, wherein you can compose your new email message.
·        Click on the View button. Navigate into the Toolbars submenu, and select the label that reads Web Tools. This will list down all the Web tool buttons in a small rectangular box. Scroll down the list to see the available Web tools.
·        Select the label that reads Microsoft Script Editor. This will launch the default Email Editor Application, which in this case, is Microsoft word. Microsoft Word will now allow you to edit the HTML source code of your outgoing message. Make sure that you save the word file before sending it, or save it into the drafts folder.
Follow the above Outlook settings help instructions to set up the source edit feature on Microsoft Outlook. For more assistance on the same, feel free to contact our help and support desk. Drop into our tech blogs and open discussion forums for help and support.