Thursday, September 19, 2013

Troubleshooting Errors With The Import/Export Engine

Microsoft Outlook is a utility tool that is primarily used as an email client, though it also serves as a calendar, a journal, a contacts manager etc. All these features, which are present in Outlook, make this program very useful for people who are constant users of Outlook services. An important feature of Outlook is that you can import and export mailbox data for sharing purposes as well as for keeping backups. However, like all the programs and software, which are available in the market, Outlook also suffers from timely glitches. Users who encounter any issues with Outlook or its services can generally contact Outlook tech support, which is a support service from Microsoft to help with their Outlook related problems.
The most common Outlook problem, which is faced by users, is the intrusion of an error message, which says, Cannot Start The Import/Export Engine. Well you can make use of the Office repair utility, which comes with the Microsoft Office package to fix the problem in hand. To make use of the Office utility, you have to follow certain steps.

Steps Involved
  • You have to make sure that you close any of the Office applications that are currently open. As you run the tool, all the Office applications have to be closed.
  • Into the CD ROM/DVD ROM which you have in your system, you will have to insert the Microsoft Office CD ROM. Make sure that you ignore any dialog box that pops up in your screen.
  • Now click on the Start button, which is present in the taskbar. From the list of programs, select the Control Panel option.
  • Now different icons will be present and you will have to choose the Add/Remove Programs option that is present.
  • Now the list of different programs, which are installed in your system, will be present. Now browse through and select the Microsoft Office entry. Now you will have to click on the Change/Repair button, which is present at the top of the window. Now select the option that says Repair Errors In Office Installation.
  • In order to complete the repair process, you will have to click on the required options, which the system will prompt you for.
  • When the repair process is complete, you will have to click on the Finish button.
  • Now you will have to reboot your system. Open the Outlook application again and you can see that the error message will not appear and you will be able to do your work without any issues.
These are the steps to follow to solve issues with the import/export engine. If you still have any issues with Outlook, you can contact Microsoft support forum to get further Outlook tech support and help.

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