When you try to start Outlook 2016, Outlook 2013 or Outlook 2010 on a computer that is running Windows 8 or Windows 7, you may receive one of the following error messages and Outlook cannot start.
Outlook 2016 (MSI) on Windows 8
Your trial has expired. Most of the features of Outlook have bene disabled. Choose an option below to reactivate.
Outlook 2016 (Click-to-Run) or Outlook 2013 (Click-to-Run) on Windows 8
We’re sorry, but Outlook has run into an error that is preventing it from working correctly. Outlook will need to be closed as a result. Would you like us to repair now?
Outlook 2013 (MSI) on Windows 8
Configuring Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013…
Microsoft Office cannot verify the license for this product. You should repair the Office program by using Control Panel.
Outlook 2016 (Click-to-Run or MSI) on Windows 7
The application was unable to start correctly (0xc000001d). Click OK to close the application.
Outlook 2013 (Click-to-Run or MSI) on Windows 7
You need to create a Microsoft Outlook profile. In Microsoft Windows, go to the Control Panel and open Mail. Click Show Profiles, and then click Add.
Cannot start Microsoft Outlook. Cannot open the Outlook window. The server is not available. Contact your administrator if this condition persists.
Outlook 2010 on Windows 8.1 or Windows 8
Outlook 2010 on Windows 7
No Microsoft Outlook profiles have been created. In Microsoft Windows, click the Start button, and then click Control Panel. Click User Accounts, and then click Mail. Click Show Profiles, and then click Add.
Outlook is running in compatibility mode for a different operating system.
Disable compatibility mode by using the following steps for the appropriate Outlook installation type and version of Windows.
Outlook 2016 (MSI or Click-to-Run) on Windows 8.1, Windows 8, or Windows 7:
Find Outlook.exe, which by default is in one of the following directories, depending on your installation type of Outlook and bitness of Windows and Outlook.