Outlook Problem. . .

pjchappy

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Whenever I close Outlook, Outlook.exe remains as a running process.

If I open and close it 5 times, there will be 5 Outlook.exe running that I have to end.

What is up w/ this? How can I fix it?

I also noticed that I have 5 svchost.exe running. 3 under system, 1 under local service, 1 under network service. Are the 3 under system normal?

Thanks!

p
 

cpugeniusmv

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the multiple svchost.exe's are normal...i'm not sure how to go about fixing your outlook problem though.
 

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pjchappy said:
Still have the problem. . . any clues?

Thanks!

p

This is a fairly common issue that many people over the years have experienced since Outlook 97. It typically occurs when someone has an add-in or something tying into Outlook that doesn't release properly. Examples can be found in the KB articles below.

OLK2k - http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;196366 or http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;262405

You can hunt for the offending software.. or if all else fails, try the handy-dandy Outlook Shutdown add-in found here:
http://www.daveswebsite.com/software/olshutdown/default.shtml
 

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