Microsoft Office product including Outlook for Windows terminates unexpectedly with Exception code: 0xc0000005, Fault offset: 0x000474b2, Faulting process id: 0x4cf0, the error message reads. This issue reported after Microsoft Office Update installed. The detail error message as below:
This application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000005). Click OK to close the application.
The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000005). Click OK to close the application.
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Workaround #1: Restore Microsoft Office to version 16.0.12827.20470
Step 1: Open command prompt with administrator privilege.
Step 2: Type
cd “\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\ClickToRun”
Step 3: Press Enter key to open ClickToRun folder of Office.
Step 4: Type
officec2rclient.exe /update user updatetoversion=16.0.12827.20470 and press Enter key.
Step 5: Close Command Prompt.
Workaround #2: Open Microsoft Office in Safe Mode
Step 1: Press Windows + R to open the Run dialogue box.
Step 2: Type
Step 3: Click OK and Outlook will launch in safe mode.
Alternatively, you can open Outlook in Safe mode by holding the Ctrl key when launching the app.
Workaround #3: Use Outlook on the web or mobile clients for Android and iOS
Remark: Install the latest Microsoft Office update as the bug fix already released officially.