How to open outlook in safe mode

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How to open outlook in safe mode?

There are further ways to open outlook in Safe mode.

1. Hold ctrl

• On your keyboard hold the ctrl button when clicking on the outlook shortcut on your desktop, Taskbar, start menu or start screen, The outlook will detect this and gives you a message asking if you want to start outlook in safe mode.

•This methods works in all versions of windows and also all versions of outlook.

2. In windows 7

• If you’re run window 7 and facing this problem then go in the search box in the start menu and here type outlook.exe / safe.

• This method works to open outlook in safe mode in windows 7.

3. In windows 8

• In windows 8 it will show you the search box automatically when you start typing. So easily open the start screen and type outlook.exe / safe.

• It helps you to open outlook in safe mode via the start screen in windows 8.

4. In windows 10

• On the taskbar there is a search box by default but if you have set to hide this, it will automatically show when you start typing after opening the Start Menu as well. Here type; outlook.exe /safe.

• This helps you to run outlook in safe mode in windows 10.

5. By create a shortcut

• By creating a shortcut you can also add the /safe switch mode to outlook.exe.

The location where you find outloo.exe on your system. It is generally find in below locations are:

• 32-bit version of Windows
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office <version number>.

•64-bit version of Windows
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office <version number>.

•Microsoft 365 installation or Click-to-Run installation.
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\root\Office16

Once you’ve found outlook.exe now create a shortcut with the /safe switch mode to prevent outlook by opening an extra window at each time you click on the shortcut or use your keyboard shortcut.

• First step is to right click on an empty space on your Desktop and choose New-> Shortcut.

• Then type the path to outlook.exe between quotes or browse to its location via the Browse… button.

• After this type a space behind that and /safe.

• Also the entire line should now look like this (example is for a Microsoft 365 installation);
“C:\Program Files\Microsoft
Office\root\Office16\Outlook.exe” /safe

• Then, Click Next.

• At the end name your shortcut for instance: Outlook Safe Mode.

•Click Finish.

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