Outlook 2016 updating conflicts
If you don’t want to modify the Registry yourself, you can download the zip-file below.Within it, you’ll find ready made reg-files to set Skype, Skype for Business (Lync), Communicator or Cisco Jabber as the default IM application.
After doing this, try to rename the file and then, check if Outlook opens. Ran the SARA (Support and Recovery Assistance) troubleshooting 12.
Most of the users are using Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 & older versions; the application gets damaged or corrupted.
There must be a need to overcome this Outlook frozen at loading profile issue by using several ways.
There are several solutions to resolve this issue/bug as mention below.
The users will follow these steps during crashes or hangs repeatedly while loading Outlook users profile: In case if Outlook unable to allow users to rename their file, that means whether MS Outlook is still using it or may be users have any indexing application installed in their Computer system.
Similarly, when you are using Skype for Business and then also install Skype or Jabber afterwards, it will set Skype or Jabber as the default.