Monday, 24 October 2016

Microsoft Outlook 2016: Rundll32 error when adding a new email account to a new profile

Outlook 2016 displays a Rundll32 error when adding a new email account to a new profile via the Mail applet in Control Panel.

To resolve:

Review this KB article first:

If the suggested resolution does not work or apply then repair the Office installation using an Online Repair.

If this does not work then

Delete the orphaned profile
Close the Mail applet
Open Outlook using a working profile or another Office application
Select File and then Options
Select Advanced
Scroll down to the Display section
Tick Disable hardware graphics acceleration
Close the Office application
Open the Mail applet, create a new profile and add the email account


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