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Outlook 2007 new emails and replies opening behind main screen

Posted on 2011-09-30
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Running Windows 7 and Office 2007.  Randomly, new emails and replies will open up behind the main Oultook screen.  If I close Outlook and open it up, sometimes it begins working and sometimes it doesn't.  Is this some sort of bug?
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Not aware of any bug.  Is your Outlook 2007 definitely patched up to date? (SP2)

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=16679&WT.mc_id=MSCOM_EN_US_DLC_FAMILIES_121LSUS007872
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Is this happening with the "Outlook /safe" too?

Normally when the 3rd party addons has got some activity to complete...Outlook *may* react like this
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by:vianceadmin
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So far, after performing updates to outlook, the issues has gone away...Will continue to monitor.
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Hopefully the patch has resolved it.

If the issue does recurr, then try running Outlook in safe-mode as suggested by e_aravind and that will help you identify if it is Outlook itself or an add-in.

Post back here with your findings!
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