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Outlook 2010 crashes repeatedly after performing an archive action on the inbox

Hi all,

Recently performed a massive archive of the inbox folder via in outlook 2010 for a collegue. At the end or toward the end of the archive process however, the software crashed, and i could not close the process via task manager nor could i restart a new instance of outlook.

Upon restart(it crashed when i treid to shut it down), i can now open outlook and the mails are archieved, but it will just hang after a few mintues. Is there anyway i can fix this? Any help is much appreciated.
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alternativesheepy
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Ken FayalCommented:
I would disable all add-ins from the add-in manager.  

1.File-> section Options-> section Add-Ins
2.At the "Manage" dropdown list at the bottom select which type of add-ins you would like to enable/disable
3.Press "Go…" and make the changes
4.For some add-ins you’ll need to restart Outlook for changes to take effect.
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faster4233Commented:


You may need to open outlook in safe mode if it keeps hanging to do what KaptainKenbo said. From the run command (Start > Run):

outlook /safe

That closes all unnesseary rubbish so you can trouble shoot the plugins etc.
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