Outlook Locks up After Sitting Idle

Status
Not open for further replies.

kthack

Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2010 64 bit
Email Account
POP3
When switching from a PC with Windows 7 to a new PC with Windows 8.1 pretty much everything went smoothly except moving Outlook 2010. O M G ! ! This has been SO frustrating.

Thanks to what I've read on your site, I created a new profile. It worked fine for about a day then it started giving the aggravating "access denied" error. I noticed that it only does this after it sit idle for a while. After I get that error, I have to completely reboot my computer to get Outlook working again.

Any ideas on how to fix this? Should I go in a delete the old profile? Do you think it's still causing issues?
 
What addins do you use? Antivirus? Backup software? It sounds more like something to hooking into the pst when outlook is idle.

Try running outlook in safe mode and see if you get the same error. If not, it's like any addin.

To open Outlook in Safe mode: Close Outlook then hold Ctrl as you click on the Outlook icon. You'll get a message asking if you want to start in Safe mode. Click Ok.
 
Status
Not open for further replies.
Similar threads
Thread starter Title Forum Replies Date
Wayne Outlook locks up when opening "Manage Rules & Alerts" Using Outlook 7
B Outlook 2003 locks me out of virtual machine Using Outlook 1
J Outlook 2010 messages freeze in outbox, do not autosave, then disappear after Outlook locks up Using Outlook 7
P Contact Manger locks up Outlook when I click on folder? BCM (Business Contact Manager) 2
T Outlook 365 won't take new working password Using Outlook 0
S Create Outlook Task from Template and append Body with Email Body Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 4
P Can't add custom field to custom Outlook form, it always adds to the Folder instead Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
B Sync Outlook Public Folders to Contacts Using Outlook 2
D Delete Outlook emails from MS server Using Outlook 9
B Outlook tasks and PDF Using Outlook 4
D Outlook 2019 is no longer asking for password ... Using Outlook 5
Kika Melo How to mark as Junk any message not from Contacts (in Outlook.com) Using Outlook 3
L Outlook attachments from OneDrive as links Using Outlook 0
G Outlook 365 My iCloud Outlook doesn’t work after reinstalling Microsoft365 on Windows 10 PC – now I get error message on contacts and calendar Using Outlook 1
T How to Export & Import GMAIL Contacts into Outlook 2021 ? Using Outlook 4
M Synchronization and backup of Outlook from local to server. Using Outlook 8
T How to get an EVENT COLOR option in Outlook 2021 ? Using Outlook 0
K How can I delete an e-mail from Outlook Using Outlook 1
V Outlook Error The Attempted operation Failed. An Object Could Not be found Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 0
P Yahoo/IMAP folder rename by Outlook desktop 365 Using Outlook 0
A Outlook 2019 folder counter Using Outlook 0
A Relocate Search Bar in Outlook Using Outlook 2
e_a_g_l_e_p_i Need clarification on 2-Step Verification for Gmail using Outlook 2021 Using Outlook 10
L Opening People Outlook 2021 Using Outlook 2
e_a_g_l_e_p_i Outlook 2021 not letting me setup my Gmail using pop Using Outlook 1
Geldner Problem submitting SPAM using Outlook VBA Form Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
P VBA to add email address to Outlook 365 rule Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 0
M Outlook 2016 outlook vba to look into shared mailbox Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 0
P Can no longer sync Outlook with iPhone calendar after iPhone update to 17.1.1 Using Outlook 7
O Outlook - Switch from Exchange to IMAP Using Outlook 2
e_a_g_l_e_p_i Is it possible to have a reminder in Outlook 2021 for every 90 days Using Outlook 3
farrissf Outlook 2016 Optimizing Email Searches in Outlook 2016: Seeking Insights on Quick Search vs Advanced Search Features Using Outlook 0
C Advanced search terms for "Outlook Data File" Using Outlook 1
N Reply to Outlook messages by moving messages to a specific Outlook folder Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
O How to find out the domain and server settings that my Outlook is using? Using Outlook 2
A Outlook 365 (OutLook For Mac)Move "On My Computer" Folder Items From Old To New Mac Computer Using Outlook 3
H Integrating Alexa & Outlook Pro 2021 Using Outlook 2
Z Automatically adjust Outlook Reading Pane from bottom to right depending on portrait or landscape window Using Outlook 1
Rupert Dragwater Background colors not saving in Outlook 365 Using Outlook 15
petunia Outlook tasks module sunsetting? Exchange Server Administration 3
G Save emails as msg file from Outlook Web AddIn (Office JS) Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 0
D Outlook VBA forward the selected email to the original sender’s email ID (including the email used in TO, CC Field) from the email chain Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 3
U Outlook 2021 not showing contact cards in Searches Using Outlook 1
C Outlook - Macro to block senders domain - Macro Fix Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
H Outlook 365 O365 outlook calendar item editing Using Outlook 1
J Outlook 365 html inline images Using Outlook 0
Rupert Dragwater How to get Outlook 365 to open from websites Using Outlook 5
S Why do I have to close and reopen Outlook for macros to work? Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
J Outlook 2021 ScanPST errors (yet again ... sorry): repair button missing Outlook 2021 Using Outlook 5
HarvMan Outlook 365 - Rule to Move an Incoming Message to Another Folder Using Outlook 4

Similar threads

Back
Top