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How to Disable an Outlook Add-in Outlook 2010

IT Problem

If you find that outlook is crashing or slowing down and generally misbehaving, there is a chance that an add-in has been installed by some software on your PC. To test this you can remove or disable the add-ins. Follow the guide below on how to remove or disable add-ins in Microsoft outlook.

IT Solution

This is a simple process for all versions of outlook.

In Outlook 2003 and earlier, add-ins are found on the Tools, Options, Other tab.

  1. Click the Advanced Options button.
  2. Click COM Add-ins button and uncheck add-ins to disable.
  3. While most add-ins are listed under COM add-ins, some may be in Add-in manager.
  4. Return to Outlook.

In Outlook 2007 and 2010, you need to go to Tools, Trust Center, Add-ins.

  1. Select COM Add-ins from the dropdown at the bottom of the dialog
  2. Press Go.
  3. Uncheck the add-ins you suspect might be keeping Outlook open
  4. Close the dialog.

Tags: Addins

Allen White

Allen is a Consultant for ITPS in the North East of England and holds the following accreditations. MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, CCA, CCSP, VCP 4,5 and HP ASE, AIS - Network Infrastructure.

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