However, for either upgrade, there are still a couple of attention points before you start.
This guide contains not only upgrade preparation and troubleshooting steps but also various tips about the changes that you could encounter involving Outlook after upgrading to Windows 10.
When you have an Office 365 license and start Outlook or any other of the Office applications for the first time after the upgrade, you may be prompted to log on with your Microsoft Account again to re-activate your installation or receive a warning that your license is no longer valid.
In case of the last, the solution to this annoying issue is luckily easy and fixed within minutes; Run a Quick Repair on your Office installation.
Continuing to use Outlook 2007, or even earlier versions, really isn’t recommended (on any version of Windows that is) as Office 2007 has been out of extended support for quite some time now and previous versions of course even longer.
These versions of Office are vulnerable for various security issues for which updates haven’t been made available anymore.
When installing your virus scanner, make sure you do not install any Outlook integration components.
Windows 7 Start users can upgrade to Windows 10 Home.
Programs, files and settings will then be migrated automatically to Windows 10 and after upgrading you can directly logon to Windows 10 and start Outlook with all its files and settings in place; just like you left it in Windows 7 or Windows 8.
Nevertheless, it is still good practice to make a proper backup (not just of Outlook, but preferably your entire computer) and write down your account settings before starting the upgrade process.
In these cases it really is better to be safe than sorry.
These issues range from poor Outlook performance to send receive errors and from corrupted emails to complete data loss. You do not have the permission required to access the file C:\Users\Robert\Documents\Outlook Files\ When you are suffering from this issue, it may be wise to reset the permissions for your entire user folder.