Solve Outlook 2007 Problems on Windows 8

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“I recently switched from Microsoft Windows 7 to Windows 8 OS on my office desktop and greeted with lot of problems. Though it was a brand new operating system by Microsoft, I had to face many problems by updating it on my desktop; serious problem was with Outlook 2007. As I try to open Outlook 2007 profile on system, I used to get unknown error messages, which would not let me to access any email and other data; adding to this ScanPST did not favor me in any means. How to fix Outlook 2007 issues on Windows 8 system? Can anyone tell me solution for this frustrating situation?”

Microsoft Outlook and Windows OS is well collaborated to produce enhanced user experience in managing mail accounts without the need of internet. Well, with introduction of Windows 8 users had a myth that Outlook may fail to collaborate completely as Windows 8 does not support POP3. But, this myth was over led as Windows 8 had very good compatibility with Outlook. However, many of the users came across problems while using Outlook 2007 on Windows 8. Sometimes Outlook 2007 may show different error messages like

  • Cannot start Microsoft Office Outlook
  • Corrupt Profile in Outlook
  • Outlook couldn’t start due to security certificate issue
  • Corrupted Outlook add-ins
  • MAPI, indexing or other error codes

These errors will follow problems like Outlook freezing, sudden hanging of application while sending / receiving emails, not displaying mails in inbox, unexpected termination of Outlook mail box and so on. Some of these problems in Outlook 2007 will be caused due to PST / OST file corruption on Windows 8. The major reasons for Outlook 2007 data file corruption are:

  • Incorrect Windows 8 update
  • Inaccurate Outlook 2007 configuration
  • Outlook data file limiting its default maximum file size
  • Malicious malware attacks

All these causes may reportedly induce number of issues with Outlook 2007 on Windows 8 PC. Fortunately, one could easily fix Outlook 2007 problems on Windows 8 by repairing its corrupt data file using third party repair software.

Outlook 2007 data file repair program:

Yodot Outlook PST Repair is exceptional program to resolve various problems associated with Outlook 2007 data files on Windows 8 computer. This tool can fix Microsoft Outlook 2007 issues like Outlook 2007 not responding, Outlook 2007 hangs on loading, Outlook 2007 indexing issues, Outlook 2007 was unable to complete the requested task, Microsoft Outlook 2007 cannot start and other cumbersome problems. This utility can repair PST and OST file in Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2000 Office versions with ease. Apart from Windows 8, users can employ this tool on Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Server 2008 OS based desktops and laptops.

Steps to fix Outlook 2007 issues on Windows 8:

  • Download Yodot Outlook PST Repair software on your Windows 8 laptop / PC
  • Run the utility after completing installation and wait for main screen
  • Three major options will get displayed in main screen to choose Outlook 2007 data file from Windows 8 hard drive
  • 1. Open PST File – Click this option if you are aware of Outlook 2007 data file default location
  • 2. Find PST File – If default location in unknown, go for this option to search for required Outlook file
  • 3. Select Outlook Profile – If Outlook 2007 has multiple profiles then choose this option
  • In next window, specify the scanning mode between ‘Normal Scan’ and ‘Smart Scan’ options
  • Also, mention destination folder to store repaired Outlook 2007 data file after scanning process
  • Trigger scanning process by clicking next and view its status from Progress Bar
  • After completion of scanning process, have a look at mail attributes from fixed Outlook 2007 data file
  • Next, save this fixed Outlook 2007 PST or OST file to desired target location on Windows 8 computer for further usage

Kindly Note!!

  • Backup Outlook 2007 data files (PST and OST) on Windows 8 to overcome various file corruption issues
  • Before updating to Windows 8, make sure that Outlook 2007 have enough resources to work on Windows 8 operating system
  • Use reliable anti-virus software on your Windows 8 to avoid Outlook 2007 problems

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