Outlook is a widely used mailing application by an windows user which is used to manage entire mails, journals, address, events, calenders, tables and many more. However sometimes due to certain issues Outlook stops working with various errors. These all errors occurs in the Outlook either due to bad PST or due to bad DLL issue. One of such error faced by most of the outlook user is wab.dll error. Outlook wab.dll error occurs due to bad DLL issue or due to old Outlook configurations.
wab.dll or Web Address Book is a module used primarily by Windows Address Book Application to store and load email and contract data which allows computer to store and open the contract details feed in the computer's memory. This Web Address Book Application system is sued by the Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Outlook expressed programs. Errors in wab.dll files of outlook can occur due to various issues like bad DLLs, misplaced wab.dll file,, old version of Outlook which is not compatible to the current windows of your Computer system, Virus attacks, corrupted or damaged registry settings or Bad PST. Any of these reason can result in the outlook wab.dll error with the following erupting messages like: -
- "An error occurred while attempting to open the WAB. Unable to find the WAB.DLL ".
- "Windows Address Book DLL missing. ".
- "wab.dll not found. ".
- "Windows Address Book DLL missing. "
It is important to fix this outlook error as soon as possible cause it restricts the access to Outlook address book and user is unable to find any contact address or email details. You can fix outlook wab.dll error by renaming or reinstalling wab.dll file in the System 32 files /of your windows by copy and paste of the wab.dll file from C:\Program Files\Common Files\System to C:\Windows\System32. Reinstalling an updated version of Outlook will also fix this windows outlook error.
Outlook Web Address Book error is also caused due to bad registry and virus infections and can be easily solved with the help of a registry cleaner or a strong anti-virus for your windows to remove entire registry junks and corruptions along with the virus infections. If all the above steps fails to fix outlook wab.dll error then it becomes necessary to use a third party PST repair application to fix this error and to repair the damaged Outlook PST files which is another reason for the occurrence of wab.dll error in outlook. This PST software completely scans and detects the corruptions and reapirs them in no time without any kind of data loss.