“Can Not Start Microsoft Office Outlook -” Error Resolved Here

If You need to start Microsoft Outlook having versions 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 and other versions of Outlook but an error is appearing on the screen that “Can’t start Microsoft Outlook”. To resolve this error all the require procedure is given here.

In today’s scenario it is the human need to work on MS Outlook in any business organisation. But at most of the time user faces some errors and one of them is mentioned here. At that time he/she got confused because may be they are facing this error very first time. Users always try to find the reason that why this happened or he/she thinks “How I can overcome to it”.


Both the problems are mentioned here with the best solution so that you will not face the same in future. Firstly you should know that why this error is appearing on the screen when you are trying to start Microsoft Outlook. Some of the basics causes are explained in below section of this article:

Corrupt file- This can be happened when your file which is used to maintain the navigation pane settings got corrupted which is called profilename.xml where profile-name is the name of your outlook profile. The location of this file is given below:

Windows Vista, Windows 7


Windows XP

C/Documents and Settings/username/Application Data/Microsoft/Outlook

Compatibility Mode in Outlook- When you run Outlook in the compatibility mode or may be you are using a profile which is created in an older Outlook version or just because of any error the ost file deleted or may be damaged due to any incorrect uninstallation or re-installation of Outlook.


Whatever the reason is but the outcome will be the same means you can not open the Outlook Window due to this error. You can remove this error with the help of third party software i.e. OST Recovery Software.

OST Recovery Software

OST Recovery Tool is a very powerful tool by which you can easily fix this error without having a lot of technical knowledge. As any non technical user can also use this software. OST Recovery Tool has a lot of features by which any user can start Microsoft Outlook without having any additional knowledge. It also has some more features which are helpful in importing ost to pst, eml, msg format. In this way OST Recovery Software is really an amazing software.