Fix outlook error message “Microsoft Outlook has encountered a problem and needs to close

By | June 18, 2017

“Microsoft Outlook has encountered a problem and needs to close”

Microsoft provides many best products and application for windows user. Outlook is also one of them. Near about every computer user knows about MS outlook and its use. Outlook plays important role while sending or receiving mails. Suppose that if you are sending e-mails from Gmail or other account and suddenly internet connection interrupt then your mail may not send until you get the connection and again select the file but if you are using outlook to send e-mails and same situation happens then you have some advantage that your file or mail will be stored in the outlook personal file called PST file and if internet connection establish your mail will be sent automatically. But it became critical when it gives the error message that “Microsoft Outlook has encountered a problem and needs to close”. No specific error code is gives with error message. In this situation user unable to use outlook and fix it also.

Cause of this error message

There are so many cause of error message “Microsoft Outlook has encountered a problem and needs to close”. Some of them are given as:-

i) Corrupt PST file
ii) Corrupt file is stored in the PST file
iii) Missing in system configuration setting
iv) Missing in user profile
v) Injection of virus and other parasites
vi) Connection interruption between pc and server

Solution of this error message

If you are getting the outlook error message “Microsoft Outlook has encountered a problem and needs to close” then it is recommended for you to fix it but there are some steps which can help to solve error message “Microsoft Outlook has encountered a problem and needs to close”-

i) Update Microsoft office and download latest features
ii) Delete the current account and create a new account

Sometime missing profile I mean account produces the outlook error so delete the old account and create a fresh and new account. Steps are given for your better guide-

a) Open Outlook
b) Click on Tools
c) Account Setting
d) Select the account and remove it by clicking on “Remove”

iii) Remove Add-ons from outlook:-
iv) Uninstall the software you have recently installed and getting the error message:-

If you are getting the error message “Microsoft Outlook has encountered a problem and needs to close” then uninstall that software and then check for send mails. v) Delete corrupt e-mails or files of PST:-

vi) Change the name of Auto-Complete data file or delete it.
vii) Scan the PST file with default scanner Scanpst.exe
viii) Use third party tool to repair files

You can check these steps one by one to fix the error of outlook.

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