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Outlook for Mac crashes on startup

Posted on 2012-04-03
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Hi

I have installed Office for Mac 2011. All Office Applications are working but the Outlook for mac os crashing immediately when i launch it.
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Question by:brandsco
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by:thomasarts
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Typically this is a database error. Try holding down option key when it opens. If it brings up a database utility, click the + create a new identity, such as your name and then select it and click the gear at the bottom of the page and make it default. Then reopen Outlook.

If that doesn't work, create a new account on your computer and see if opens with the new account.
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I have created a new user account and tried launching Outlook. It opens fine.
But I really cannot modify or delete my current user account because i have lot of application preferences, settings, files etc...

Is it worth uninstalling and re-installing again?
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by:brandsco
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Partially my findings too.
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