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Microsoft Office Outlook 2010

What is Microsoft Office Outlook 2010?

Outlook is included in Office 2010 Home and Business, Standard, Professional, and Professional Plus. Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager from Microsoft, available as a part of the Microsoft Office suite. Features that debuted in Outlook 2010 include ribbon interface in all views and grouping of conversations improved - includes messages from all folders, and optionally from separate accounts. Although often used mainly as an email application, it also includes a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking, a journal and web browsing.


Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is OUTLOOK.EXE. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 5 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{91140000-001A-0000-0000-0000000FF1CE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Office Outlook 2010

Program executable:OUTLOOK.EXE
Name:Microsoft Outlook
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\OUTLOOK.EXE
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager that can be used as a stand-alone application, or can work with Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft SharePoint Server for multiple users in an organization, such as shared mailboxes...
Additional files:
  • MSOSYNC.EXE - Microsoft Office 2010 (Microsoft Office Document Cache)
  • OUTLOOK.EXE - Microsoft Outlook

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • OUTLOOK.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{AECBC05E-0FD9-4FE1-BB74-52D6055DDC81}'.
Startup File (User Run)
  • MSOSYNC.EXE is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'OfficeSyncProcess' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office 2010\Office14\MSOSYNC.EXE".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • OUTLOOK.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\OUTLOOK.EXE'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:153.31 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0008615044%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00038247%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00047903%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:15,376,506
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:8.19 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:109.98 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:5.16 MB
Total CPU:0.0008475293%
Kernel CPU:0.00053951%
User CPU:0.00030802%
CPU cycles/sec:104,561
I/O reads/min:348 Bytes
I/O writes/min:43 Bytes

How do I remove Microsoft Office Outlook 2010?

You can uninstall Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Microsoft Office Outlook 2010, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Microsoft Office Outlook 2010.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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