Outlook macros no longer run until VB editor is opened

Jay Burgess 45 Reputation points
2023-07-18T13:35:07.6633333+00:00

This is now the third place I've tried to post my issue. Hopefully this group can help! You can see previous suggestions here and here:

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/all/outlook-macros-no-longer-run-until-vb-editor-is/687af684-7ec8-417b-8c5e-0b92d8c9c011

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/answers/questions/1331831/outlook-macros-no-longer-run-until-vb-editor-is-op

My problem:

I've been running VBA macros in Outlook for years hooked to toolbar buttons. I shut down my computer every night, and I noticed earlier last week that after my morning reboot, none of the macros worked!

I discovered accidentally, though, that by simply opening the Visual Basic editor, they would start working for the day. I don't even need to give the editor mouse-focus, just simply clicking on the "Visual Basic" button on the "Developer" tab causes them to work again.

It's not a huge deal to open the editor every morning, but it seems like I've picked up a new bug or some setting has changed that I need to update.

Ideas?

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