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Outlook error 0x800ccc1a

Outlook error 0x800ccc1a

Outlook is a desktop messaging application used by people personally and professionally. It has many features that make it popular among users, such as sending and receiving email, as well as managing data items such as calendars, contacts, events, and newspapers. Since its publication in 1997, it has become a popular desktop email client for users worldwide. With its positive side, there is also a negative side that keeps coming up with Outlook. This may be due to a number of reasons. In this article, we will see how to overcome the error 0x800ccc1a Outlook without any problem.

Outlook error 0x800ccc1a

Causes of the Outlook error 0x800ccc1a

There may be following reasons behind the occurrence of Outlook Error 0x800ccc1a.

  • SSL (secure sockets layer): The incorrect port number for the incoming and outgoing server may cause this error
  • Improper Outlook installation: Sometimes the incorrect installation of Microsoft Outlook may be the reason behind this error
  • Unsuitable shutdown: In some cases, due to a crash of the system, error 0x800ccc1a may occur when users start Outlook next time.
  • Attack of Virus: A malware or virus attack may also be the reason behind this Outlook error message

Ways to fix the error 0x800ccc1a in Microsoft Outlook

Below are few common ways to fix the Outlook Send/Receive error:

Method 1: Reconfigure Outlook

For Outlook 2007

  1. Open Microsoft Outlook
  2. Go to Tools and open the account setup
  3. In the E-mail Account window, select the e-mail and click Edit.
  4. Next click More Settings
  5. In the Internet Email Settings window, click the Advanced tab and clear the "This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)" check box in the incoming server.
  6. Click Ok, click Next, and then click Finish.
  7. Click Close, and then restart Outlook.

For Outlook 2010, 2013 and 2016

  1. Open MS Outlook
  2. Click on File and select Info.
  3. Go to account settings
  4. In the E-mail Account window, select the e-mail and click Edit.
  5. Next click More Settings
  6. In the Internet Email Settings window, click the Advanced tab, and then clear the "This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)" check box in the incoming server.
  7. Click Ok, click Next, and then click Finish.
  8. Click Close, and then restart Outlook.

Method 2: Repair Outlook PST File using MS Outlook Inbox Repair Tool

  1. Click Open File Explorer and navigate to the path: \ Program Files \ Microsoft Office \ Office folder 12
  2. Next, click scanpst.exe and select the corrupted .pst file.
  3. Then click Start to repair the file.
  4. Now click Repair to repair the errors found.
  5. As soon as the repair is completed, it will be shown

Method 3: Run Windows System File Checker

  1. Click the Start button and type Command in the search field.
  2. Now, while pressing CTRL + SHIFT, click the Enter button
  3. A dialog box will appear, click Yes
  4. A black window will open with a blinking cursor
  5. Type sfc / scannow and click Enter
  6. The system file checker will open and analyze any errors