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Repair An Office Application

Many people are currently experiencing issues with Outlook not opening. So we at No B.S. Computer Repair, LLC want to help you get it working again as easily as possible.

  1. Close any open Office apps such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  2. Open the Settings menu.
  3. Go to Apps.
  4. Make sure you are in Apps & features on the left side.
  5. Scroll down until you see Office in the list of Apps and features.
  6. Click on Office.
  7. Click Advanced options.
  8. Scroll down until you see Repair and click on it.
  9. Once it is done, try opening Outlook again.

Based on instructions from this Microsoft support article:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/repair-an-office-application-7821d4b6-7c1d-4205-aa0e-a6b40c5bb88b?ui=en-us&rs=en-us&ad=us

And that’s it. Hopefully that solves your problem. If not, you may need to try to roll back to the previous version. We recommend having a professional do any further testing, but for those who are looking for instructions on the next step check this Microsoft article:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2770432/how-to-revert-to-an-earlier-version-of-office-2013-or-office-2016-clic