What is outlook.exe? Is outlook.exe spyware or a virus?

How to fix outlook.exe related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your outlook process
2. Run Windows Repair Tool to repair outlook.exe related Windows Errors
3. Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware

Process name: Microsoft Outlook

Product: Microsoft Office

Support: Help link   Update link   Uninstall tool  

Company: Microsoft (microsoft.com)

File: outlook.exe


Part of the Microsoft Office suite, Outlook is a mail program that can run as a background process if configured to do so. By default it only runs when selected. Outlook can synchronize to multiple mailboxes and includes calendar features for scheduling purposes. Microsoft Office was introduced in 1988 with three programs. It has since expanded to include many more applications and Visual Basic support for each. Office is currently used by over one billion users.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/outlook.exe.html 
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Note: Any malware can be named anything - so you should check where the files of the running processes are located on your disk. If a "non-Microsoft" .exe file is located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, then there is a high risk for a virus, spyware, trojan or worm infection! Check it out!


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Users Opinions

Average user rating of outlook.exe: based on 17 votes. Read also the 9 reviews.

  • 437 users ask for this file. 11 users rated it as not dangerous. One user rated it as not so dangerous. One user rated it as neutral. One user rated it as little bit dangerous. 3 users rated it as dangerous. 3 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about outlook.exe:
Microsoft's mail program  See also: Link Peter
It is the exchange, email, calandar and contact manager part of Microsoft Office.  See also: Link Ben!
Program-1/micros-2/office 10/outlook.exe Anne Krueger
its part of office 2003
Potentially dangerous suite of backdoors, get thunderbird instead. Cian
(Symatec Code: W32.Alcra.F) All Three of You are Incorrect. Outlook.exe, if located in C;/Program Files/outlook, is a worm, and drops a very dangerous and expansive worm along with it. The worm it drops is W32.Spybot.Worm. Visit the link for more details from symatec.com.  See also: Link Jared
application error
if the error occurs when you are shutting down, its your .pst files.  See also: Link Bryan - (answer 8)
mail program part of office 2003

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