Error – “Cannot start Microsoft Outlook. Cannot open the Outlook Window”

Disabled Windows Search Indexing for any outlook items.

METHOD 1

1. To resolve this issue, add the following key to the Registry to prevent indexing of any Microsoft Outlook items

Root: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

Data type: REG_DWORD

Key: SoftwareMicrosoftWindowswindows SearchPreferences

Value name: PreventIndexingOutlook

Value data in Hex: 0x00000001

outlook1

Restart the Outlook client and Windows Desktop Search Service.

METHOD 2

While Outlook is still running, open Control Panel, find Index Options and open it. Then click Modify button and uncheck Microsoft Outlook from the list and click OK.

OUTLOOK2

METHOD 3

Enable the below GPO to Prevent Indexing Microsoft Office Outlook.

Computer ConfigurationAdministrative TemplatesWindows ComponentsSearchPrevent Indexing Microsoft Office Outlook.​

outlook3

Related:

Leave a Reply