My computer is running Windows 10 and having issues with Outlook 2003

My computer just went through a Windows 10 patch and now my Outlook 2003 is giving an Operation failed anytime I try to perform any function within the tool. I can't send email, send/receive, click Options, etc. Help?
Jan WeidnerAsked:
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Dirk StraussSenior Full Stack DeveloperCommented:
Is the error similar to The operation failed. An object could not be found. If so, the following thread might provide a solution: You receive the "The operation failed. An object could not be found" error message when you click Send and Receive in Outlook.
To quote the solution from that link:

To resolve this behavior, create a new profile. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click the Mail icon.
  3. In the Mail Setup dialog box, click Show Profiles.
  4. If you want to be able to select a specific profile each time you start Outlook, click the General tab, click Prompt for a profile to be used, and then click Add.
  5. In the New Profile dialog box, under Profile Name, type a descriptive name for the new profile, and then click OK.
  6. In the E-mail Accounts dialog box, select Add a new e-mail account in the e-mail options, and then click Next.
  7. Click the type of server that your e-mail account works with, and then click Next.
  8. Complete all of the required fields, including those that are on the tabs that appear after you click More Settings.
  9. When you finish providing the required information, click Finish.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I have seen this here before . This is not a supported program on Windows 10. Uninstall it and get a new version of Office
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Jackie ManCommented:
Technically speaking, you need Outlook 2010 to work with Windows 10 and there is no workarounds for Outlook 2003.

You need to upgrade your MS Office or use another email client.
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RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
Did you try to Shut Down your PC and power on again and check if it helps.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
No point in doing that. The app is ancient and dead. New Windows 10 Updates have passed it by
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RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
IF Shut Down didn't help and you still insist using Outlook 2003 on Windows 10 and also Outlook 2003 was working fine on your Windows 10,  then you can try Windows 10 System Restore to restore the Windows and outlook configuration to the state before that patch, but sooner or later that patch will install again and MAY cause the same behavior on Outlook.  Uninstalling and Reinstalling office 2003 is another Option.
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Jackie ManCommented:
You cannot prevent update / patch of Win 10.

Microsoft controls the update / patch. Unless your computer has a driver problem, you will notice the update has been made automatically anytime after you did a system restore. Besides, preventing updates will only make your computer vulnerable to cyber attack.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Correct. Going backwards is not a good idea. Further, Office 2003 is itself a serious security risk
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8046586Commented:
John is right; Outlook 2003 is not supported on Windows 10. Any further troubleshooting is just waste of time.

read this article:
https://www.msoutlook.info/question/windows-10-and-outlook-compatibility
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Jan WeidnerAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the comments.  I've tried them without luck.  I'll need to upgrade. Appreciate the assist .
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