How To Troubleshoot Outlook Error Code 0xc0000142?

The user face this Outlook error mostly on Window 10 computer system and this error basically occur when you run the Window program but it fails to open. Hence, in this blog you will read the solution of the Outlook Error code 0xc0000142. For assistance, contact Microsoft Support team via   

Causes of Outlook Error Code 0xc0000142: 

The causes of Outlook Error Code 0xc0000142 are if there is virus in your Outlook application or Windows system, due to wrong Registry and if there is incomplete installation of Widow Update.

 Reasons of Outlook Error Code 0xc0000142:

The reasons of the Outlook Error Code 0xc0000142 are if this error is constantly flashing on your Windows screen, if you cannot be able to complete the process of Windows applications and also if you cannot start Outlook application.

Solution To Fix Outlook Error Code 0xc0000142:

1. Run Outlook in Compatibility Mode:

First, you have to start your Windows system and then locate the Microsoft Outlook application. After this, you should right-click on the application and then select the ‘Properties’ from the options. Now, you should go to the ‘Compatibility tab’ and then open the window. Here, you should tick on the box which is next to ‘Run Outlook in compatibility mode’. At this point, you should choose the earlier version of Windows and then select the ‘OK’ option. At last, you should wait till the Outlook starts in compatibility mode and check the error is fixed or not.

2. Repair and Reinstall Outlook Program:

You should open the ‘Control Panel’ from the Settings sections. Now, you should select the ‘Add or Remove Programs’ tab. Then, you have to locate the ‘Microsoft Outlook’ and then click on the Change option. Here, you should drag the options and then click on the ‘Reinstall or Repair’ tab. After this, you should select the ‘Next’ option and then press on the ‘Detect and Repair’ option. At this point, you should click on the ‘Online Repair’ button. Now, you have to go back to the Settings window and then select the Windows Settings. Then under the ‘Select Apps’, you should scroll through the options and then click on the ‘Microsoft Office Desktop Apps’. Here, you should select the program and then click on the ‘Uninstall’ tab which is next to its entry. When the application is uninstalled, you should reinstall it from the Windows App Store or from the official website of Microsoft Outlook. At last, just check the issue is fixed or not.

3. Run Virus Scan:

You have to click on the ‘Win’ and ‘R’ keys at the same time and then Run window will open. After this, type Control Panel in the dialogue box and then hit on ‘Enter’ key. Now in the Control Panel window, you should click on the ‘Programs and Features’. Then, click on the ‘Add or Remove Programs’. Here under the ‘Program list’, you should find malicious programs by its name. At this point, you should click on the ‘Remove’ option which is next to the entry of the Application which you want to uninstall. Now, you should confirm your choice just by clicking on the ‘Uninstall’ button.

4. Uninstall Latest Updates:

You should open the ‘Control Panel’ from the Settings sections and then right-click on the Control Panel window and just click on the ‘View By’ option. After this, you should choose the ‘Small icons’ and then select the ‘Programs & Features’ option. Now, you should go to the ‘upper-left’ side of the window and then click on the ‘View’ option. Then, you have to select the program which you have recently updated and then click on the ‘Uninstall’ option. After the uninstall process is completed, you should restart your computer system to apply changes.

The above method helps to troubleshoot Outlook Error Code 0xc0000142. If the user wants help, then they can visit to the site of MS Office via

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