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Fixing Outlook 2016 Safe Mode after Windows Update

The error, Outlook 2016 opens in safe mode occurs when you click to open outlook but it won’t open in normal mode. To fix this error, follow these steps as illustrated below:

outlook 2016 1 outlook safe mode

  1. First go to “Control Panel” in your system. It will open like the image below:

outlook 2016 2 control panel outlook safe mode2. From control-panel select, “Programs and Features”.

outlook 2016 3 programme and features for outlook safe mode

3. You will find three options in the left – “Control Panel Home”, “View installed updates” and “Turn Windows features on or off”. Click on “View installed updates”.

outlook 2016 4 installed updates for outlook safe mode

4. The resultant window will display all the updates installed on your system. This will include updates for Microsoft Windows or Microsoft Products. We need to search for a particular update. Type this keyword “KB3114409” in search field, in the top right.

outlook 2016 6 installed updates for outlook safe mode

5. You need to un-install this update, so, right click on it and select “Uninstall”.

outlook 2016 7 un install updates for outlook safe mode

After uninstalling this update, give your machine a restart and then try opening Microsoft Outlook 2016. It will open in normal mode.


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