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Outlook crash when printing

Whenever I try to print something from Outlook, it either hangs or crashes.

I can print just fine from other applications, I updated the printer driver and when trying to print to another printer I get the same results.

How can I get printing from Outlook to work again?

Outlook keeps its printing style settings in a file called OutlPrnt. You can run into several issues like these hangs and crashes when the file gets corrupted.

On multiple occasions I’ve also seen messages being printed in right-to-left format instead of left-to-right due to OutlPrnt corruptions.

You can recover from this by renaming the OutlPrnt file to .old when Outlook is closed. You can find the file here;

Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 
C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook\

Windows XP
C:\Documents and Settings\%username%\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook\

Note: To find out more about where Outlook keeps its files and settings, see; Files and Settings guide for Outlook.

Explorer - Pasting Outlook's Roaming data path in the Address Bar.
The OutlPrnt-file is located in a hidden folder but can be accessed easily by pasting the path above in the Address Bar of Explorer.



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