Outlook crashing during Send/Receive

Another troubleshooting post I'm afraid. My Outlook 2016 started repeatedly crashing and restarted. The short version is that I contacted Microsoft Support after trying all the usual remedies. I tried the following:

  • Uninstall/Reinstall Office
  • Delete/recreate mail profile

Microsoft support managed to figure out the problem. It was due to some RSS feeds I had configured in my outlook. I resolved the problem by deleting them.

  • Load Outlook
  • Click File
  • Click Account Settings -> Account Settings
  • Click RSS Tab
  • Remove all the RSS feeds