Outlook doesn't really exit

I am using Outlook 2000 because I have found it easier and less vulnerable to crashes than later versions. But when I close it, I find that it is still running even though it's invisible, and I discovered this by accident when I was looking in Task Manager. The only way (it seems to me) to close it completely is to use Task Manager to do so. It's a pain but has not yet created data or utility problems.

Has anyone got any thoughts, please?

Ted Taylor
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bruintjeConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Hello Ted1Taylor,

this could be due to an addin, i have the same problem when not unplugging my activesync to my phone and closing outlook.
you could uncheck the addins and try to run down the one that's could be causing the problem

1. in outlook goto Tools, click options
2. on the tab Other, click Advanced Options
3. click the Add-In Manager and uncheck the listed ones untill you can close outlook without it staying in memory

hope this helps a bit
Ted1TaylorAuthor Commented:
Thanks, that seems to have solved it. At least I now know where to look. I think it was Google Desktop that was creating the "stick". Excellent. Thanks again.

glad you got it working again :)
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