ActiveX is a software framework that is created by Microsoft. It enables programs and webpages to interact with ActiveX components, often called ActiveX controls. ActiveX errors can happen anytime due to various reasons and can cause problems while accessing Outlook Application data. Therefore, it is important to troubleshoot and fix the ActiveX error in Outlook Application. This article provides step-by-step instructions that help to fix the ActiveX Component Can't Create Object error in the Outlook Application.
Steps to Troubleshoot and Fix the ActiveX Error in Outlook Application
- Check for the version of your Outlook Application. Make sure that your Outlook Application is the latest version. Also, make sure that your computer is running compatible Operating System.
2.If your Outlook Application is not updated, then update it by downloading the latest version.
3.Repair Outlook Application by clicking on the Start menu, then select Control Panel and then click on Programs and Features. Select the Outlook Application, click on Repair and then follow the instructions to repair it.
- If repairing Outlook Application does not fix the ActiveX error, then uninstall the application, restart the computer, and then download and reinstall the latest version.
5.Check your computer for the presence of malware and viruses. If malware or virus is found, then take all necessary steps to remove them.
If the ActiveX error still persists, then consider running a System Restore to a time before the error occurred.
Check the Windows Firewall to ensure that it is not blocking Outlook Application from accessing the Internet.
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Q1. Why does my Outlook keep crashing?
A1. Outlook can crash for many reasons such as applications or software conflicts, incompatible hardware components, or insufficient system resources. To fix the Outlook Application crashing issue make sure that you have the latest version of Outlook, have adequate system resources, and check your computer for the presence of any viruses and malware.
Q2. How to update Outlook Application?
A2. To update Outlook Application, go to Microsoft Official website and download the latest version that is compatible with the Operating System. Once downloaded, save the installation file and then double-click on the installation file to start the installation process. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
Q3. How to repair Outlook Application?
A3. To repair Outlook Application, go to the Start menu, then select Control Panel and then click on Programs and Features. Select the Outlook Application, click on Repair and follow the instructions to repair it.
Q4. Why the ActiveX Control can't create the object?
A4. The ActiveX Control can't create the object because the ActiveX control is not compatible with Outlook Application. Make sure that the ActiveX control is compatible with your Outlook Application and Windows Operating System.
Q5. What should I do if the ActiveX Control can't create the object error still persists?
A5.If the ActiveX Control is still not working, then consider running a System Restore to a time before the error occurred. You can also check the Windows Firewall to ensure that it is not blocking Outlook Application from accessing the Internet.