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Common Microsoft Outlook Errors

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 3rd, 2022

There are a few common Microsoft Outlook error codes that can occur when using the software. The most common error code is 0x800CCC0E, which can occur when the connection to the server is interrupted or when the server is down. Another common error code is 0x800CCC19, which can occur when the client is unable to connect to the server. This can happen if the server is busy or if the connection is not configured properly.

1. Restart Outlook

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Select File > Options.
  3. On the General tab, under Startup Options, select Restart.
  4. Click OK.
  5. Outlook will restart and fix any errors.

2. Check for updates

To check for updates in Microsoft Outlook, follow these steps:

  1. In Outlook, click File and then click Options.
  2. On the Options tab, under the Update section, click Check for updates.
  3. If updates are available, Microsoft Outlook will check for and install them.
  4. If updates are not available, Microsoft Outlook will display a message indicating that updates are not available.

3. Run the Outlook Troubleshooter

  1. Launch Outlook.
  2. On the File tab, click Open.
  3. In the Open Outlook dialog box, confirm that Outlook is open to the Outlook.com or Outlook.com on the web interface.
  4. On the File tab, click Troubleshoot.
  5. In the Troubleshoot Outlook dialog box, click the arrow next to Advanced, and then click Run the Outlook Troubleshooter.
  6. In the Run the Outlook Troubleshooter dialog box, click Next.
  7. In the Select Problem Areas dialog box, select the items that are causing the problem.
  8. In the Check Solution dialog box, click Run.
  9. In the Results dialog box, if the problem is resolved, click OK. If the problem is not resolved, click Next to continue.
  10. In the Choose a Script to Run dialog box, select the script that you want to run.
  11. In the Select Folder to Check for Problems dialog box, select the folder that contains the problematic files.
  12. In the Select Files to Check for Problems dialog box, select the files that you want to check for problems.
  13. In the Results dialog box, if the problem is resolved, click OK. If the problem is not resolved, click Next to continue.
  14. In the Choose a Action to Take dialog box, select the action that you want to take.
  15. In the Select an Action to Take dialog box, select the action that you want to take.
  16. In the Results dialog box, if the problem is resolved, click OK. If the problem is not resolved, click Next to continue.
  17. In the Summary dialog box, if the problem is resolved, click OK. If the problem is not resolved, click Finish to close the troubleshooter.