If I try to open a Word or Excel attachment in a new email that I want to send my Outlook freezes all the time! What is up with that?
I think I have the same problem, but maybe somewhat different. When I, from a document (Word or Excel), select send via email, it opens an Outlook message with the document attached, as expected, but as soon as I send it, Outlook and Word freeze. If I kill the open message from task manager, the email sends and everything returns to normal. Sometimes, though I have to kill Outlook entirely- but it still sends the email.
Have you tried the repair option in Outlook? From the help menu, you can choose Detech and Repair. Also, you can choose to repair all of Microsoft Office from the Control Panel, Add and Remove Programs, find Microsoft Office, and click change. Then You can choose to repair.
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Check your outbox and make sure the email you tried to send is no longer there because outlook tends to try and try sending a previously unsent email message. Make sure the outbox is cleaned up. In sending email with attachments, make sure the attachment is not too big that it exceeds 5mb to avoid these type of incidents, as a work around for multiple attachments you can try sending them in a different email message.
First of u should know about he limit of attachment, if its ur orgazniation email account then u should ask for the attachement sending policy most organizations r allowing only 5 mb attachment to send, if you r using gmail with outlook then gmail will allow u to send up to 20 mb attachment. before u cancel the message from the outbox u need to cancle the send/recive once that cancled u will be able to easily delete the message from outbox.if you r not able to open outlook u need to close ur outlook from taskmanager , open the process tab and close the outlook.exe session. or you can restart your computer and open ur outlook. u can open ur outlook safe mode to delete that sending file.
Better use some online storage services like http://rapidshare.com/ to upload big files and then send only link to the file over email or open email account at Gmail (http://mail.google.com); they will allow you sending and receiving big attachments
Try saving the document to your local drive first, then send the file as an attachment. When the file is opened from your Outlook, it resides only as a temp file while you are viewing it, then to try to send that temp file, it causes issues with outlook. Save the file first, then send it, but don't try to send the file from the temp view whilst opening the file that is still in another e-mail
IS YOUR EXCEL 2003 OR 2007. I WILL TRY MS OFFICE 2007
BECAUSE VISTA SOMETIMES HAVE PROBLEM READING SOME PROGRAM IN MS OFFICE IN 2003. EVEN WORD 2003 SOMETIMES HAVE PROBLEM IN VISTA. DEPAND ON THE COPY YOU INSTALL. I HAD PROBLEM WITH IT SO MANY TIMES
if you are configuring outlook to a mail server , you should ask administrator what Max attachment limit is. usually there has to be a limit on sending attachments and it differs from mail service provider to other