Did you uninstall Microsoft Outlook 2010 to fix an upgrade or compatibility among other issues? Do you want to reinstall it on your computer and need help? If yes, then you are in the right place. Here is your free Microsoft Outlook 2010 support guide that will help you easily reinstall the brand new version of Microsoft Outlook on your PC. Just make sure that you follow the instructions mentioned in the guide properly to avoid running in to Microsoft Outlook problems.
Grab your Microsoft Outlook 2010 setup (installation) disk. If Outlook was a part of the Microsoft Office 2010 suite that you purchased, look for the Microsoft Office 2010 setup CD. Insert it in the disk drive of your computer. Wait for the computer to recognize it and open the auto-prompt. If the automatic prompt does not pop up, click the Start button and browse to My Computer (Computer if it is Windows 7/Vista). Double click the DVD/CD-ROM Office12.exe file. The file name may differ slightly. Just look in to the removable drive media and open it.
When prompted, enter the 25-character long product key in the given box. Let the wizard validate your key. When done, hit the Next or Continue button. When prompted, click the box I accept the terms of this agreement to accept the Microsoft Software License Agreement. Hit the Continue button. Since you only want to install Microsoft Outlook 2010 and not the entire suite, click Customize when asked to choose the installation type. You will see a number of tabs in the next window.
Highlight the Installation Options tab. Click the drop-down arrow beside Microsoft Office and choose Installed on First Use. Afterwards, click to select Installed on First Use from the drop-down menu next to Microsoft Outlook. Click the Continue button. Click Install Now and the installation process for Microsoft Outlook will begin. When done, either click the Close button Continue Online. When done, eject the Microsoft Office 2010 setup disk and reboot your computer. When done, look for the Microsoft Outlook shortcut on your desktop and open it.
If there is none, click the Start button and browse to All Programs. Under Microsoft Office, right-click on Microsoft Outlook and select Create a shortcut (Desktop). There will now be a shortcut on your desktop. Double-click the shortcut to open it. Since it will your first use after installing Microsoft Outlook, the Add New Account wizard will automatically open up. Enter your name, email address, and password in the relevant fields. Confirm the password and check the Remember Password box.
If you want to manually configure the server settings, check the box next to Manually configure your settings or additional server types and then hit the Next button. Configure the server settings as you had them previously. When done, hit the Test Account Settings button and check whether the settings you configured go successful or not. If they are, you will see a congratulations message. Hit the Finish button and close and reopen Outlook. You can now import your Outlook data back to your Outlook folder. If you see an error message, recheck your settings and correct them.
In case you face problems installing Microsoft Outlook or while creating a new email profile, contact a Microsoft Outlook support service.