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Windows 7: Outlook 2010 wont close completly


14 Dec 2010   #1

windows 7 x86 ultimate
 
 
Outlook 2010 wont close completly

Hello

I recently upgraded to outlook 2010 from 2007 after i had the same problem.
everytime i close outlook , when i try to open it again i need to open task manager and force close OUTLOOK.EXE from there, if not when i click the outlook shortcut nothing happens.

any idea how to fix that?

thanks
Mark


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14 Dec 2010   #2

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Welcome TheStig22 to SF,
As another Top Gear fan have you tried using the Office diagnostics tool and running it?
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15 Dec 2010   #3

windows 7 x86 ultimate
 
 

hey!

its always good to meet a fellow TG fan!
from what i can see, there is none at office 2010..
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16 Dec 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheStig22 View Post
Hello

I recently upgraded to outlook 2010 from 2007 after i had the same problem.
everytime i close outlook , when i try to open it again i need to open task manager and force close OUTLOOK.EXE from there, if not when i click the outlook shortcut nothing happens.

any idea how to fix that?

thanks
Mark
Hi, Stig (Mark)! Welcome to the Seven Forums!

Have you tried disabling any add-ons you might have in Outlook to see if the issue persists?

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Disable them one by one until the issue goes away. We can trouble shoot from there.


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18 Dec 2010   #5

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Mark,
I can only speak for Office 2007 but I can't believe that this feature would be removed in 2010. I find mine in the Office suite list of icon in the All Programs list for Office.
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18 Dec 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere View Post
Welcome TheStig22 to SF,
As another Top Gear fan have you tried using the Office diagnostics tool and running it?
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere View Post
Mark,
I can only speak for Office 2007 but I can't believe that this feature would be removed in 2010. I find mine in the Office suite list of icon in the All Programs list for Office.
Don't see it on my end, linnemeyerhere:

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Neither do I see it in the list of applications in the Program files, Office14 folder:

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Perhaps the application name is something not too evident in the Office14 folder? Kinda like "ScanPST.exe" which doesn't show up on the Start menu, All Programs list?


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18 Dec 2010   #7

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Wow I guess MS has perfected things to the point you no longer need tools/Office diagnostics?
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18 Dec 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere View Post
Wow I guess MS has perfected things to the point you no longer need tools/Office diagnostics?
LOL! I doubt it. The reason for the change, or omission, I don't know. To be honest, I never even noticed it on Office 2007 but, then, I only used it for a few months before going to Office 2010.
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18 Dec 2010   #9

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

May I ask you how you like 2010 from '07. I can't imagine that the changes are that dramatic?
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19 Dec 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I like it much better, linnemeyerhere, but then, I have to admit, I got used to the ribbon interface and wanted it in Outlook, as well (missing in 2007).

It's much more responsive and I like the 64 bit version which, as I recall, is not available in 2007.
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