Easy to Fix Outlook error 0x8004060C


Outlook error 0x8004060C can take place at the time of sending or receiving e-mails from Outlook. In this article we will discuss the causes of the error 0x8004060C in Outlook, what to do to prevent the error from taking place, what not to do, and finally the solutions to outlook error 0x8004060C if it occurs. The error message can appear like – “Task Microsoft Exchange Server – Sending Reported Error 0x8004060C”.

Compatible with Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and supports Windows 8, 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Vista (32-bit/64-bit ), 2003, XP, 2000, NT4 (SP6).

Causes of the outlook error 0x8004060C

  • Due to the corrupted OST or PST files.
  • Due to exchange connectivity or synchronization issue.
  • Oversized OST files, exchange server crash, down exchange server, virus attack.

Elaborating the causes will present a clearer picture of why the problem occurs. If it is due to the corrupted OST or PST files, then you have got to fix it using antivirus or you can use the in-built tool SCANPST.EXE, it shall solve your problem probably, and if it will not, then you will have to use Outlook PST Repair Tool, this is all-in-one solution to the outlook error 0x8004060C and the errors related Outlook and PST/OST.

To understand why Outlook error 0x8004060C occurs, you will have to go into the details of file size limit provided by the Microsoft or what is allowed for different versions of Outlook. For instance – if one is using Outlook 2002 or earlier, the PST file size limit is 2 GB, 20 GB for Outlook 2003-2007, and 50 GB for 2010, but it is recommended that one should not cross 10 GB for Outlook 2003 – 2007 and 20 GB for Outlook 2010, otherwise you are most likely inviting problems to your Outlook as with the increasing no. of files stored in the Outlook, or large no. of e-mails operated simultaneously makes the Outlook to perform slowly.

Compatible with Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and supports Windows 8, 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Vista (32-bit/64-bit ), 2003, XP, 2000, NT4 (SP6).

To check which version of Outlook you are using, you can follow these steps – Right-click the root of your personal folder data file. Choose properties. Click Advanced, examine the format field. If the field contains the string “97- 2002”, then you are using ANSI PST and the file size limit is 2 GB only. You can determine the other format fields in the same way. In any case, if the problem persists one should go the recommended way, use – Outlook PST Repair Tool to treat Outlook error 0x8004060C in the best way so that further error doesn’t pops up.