Outlook freezes on launch
Posted on 2004-09-20
I am having a major problem with Microsoft Outlook. It freezes (I get an hourglass in place of my pointer, that never goes away, when I am on the Outlook window), and when I did Ctrl-Alt-Del for the Windows Task Manager, it says "Not Responding".
1. This problem was originally intermittent (sometimes happened, sometimes didn't, when I launched Outlook) but now occurs every single time I launch Outlook.
2. This problem does not depend on the version of Outlook I am using. I had Outlook 2000 then upgraded my whole Office Suite to 2003, including Outlook. But to no avail -- Outlook 2003 still freezes on launch just as Outlook 2000 did.
3. Reinstalling Outlook doesn't help the problem (see point #2).
4. I have no virus checking software on my machine.