Fix Outlook error 0x800ccc81


Errors are the unwanted situations, is not it? It is always bad to have to face errors, it always has been! And error taking place with your Outlook, heck, it becomes worse as the Outlook is the most famous e-mail client in the world of internet, also there are people who use it extensively for different purposes, and feel exasperated when left with having to face the Outlook error 0x800ccc81 or any variants of it.

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).

In this article, we are going to discuss what is Outlook all about in brief, why errors take place in the same, more particularly why the Outlook error 0x800ccc81, or in other words what are reasons behind the Outlook error code 0x800ccc81, and finally what are the ways to deal with MS Outlook error 0x800ccc81. This error can occur at different instances like – the Outlook error 0x800ccc81 can appear when a user tries to send an e-mail through the Outlook.

There can be various reasons for the malfunction of the Outlook and displaying the Outlook error 0x800ccc81, some of the causes worth noting are –

  • Damaged Outlook profile.
  • Weak internet connection.
  • Inappropriate firewall settings.
  • Inappropriate account settings.

One of the most reported reasons for the Outlook error 0x800ccc81 is wrong inputs or wrong account settings of the MS Outlook. Follow these steps to correct the account settings –

  • Open the Outlook < Tool menu < click Option Mail Setup < click Send/Receive button < Send/Receive groups < Select followed by the double click on the Group Name.
  • Select any account through which you are unable to send e-mails. Make a click on Account Properties button < Internet e-mail settings.
  • Then, one needs to go to Outgoing Server tab and choose “Log on to incoming mail server before sending mail”. Finally, click Okay and make an exit.

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).

Following above steps generally results in fixed and fresh new Outlook, but sometimes it may go the other way and if that happens. It is recommended to use a repair tool, popularly known as – Outlook PST Repair Tool, exclusively designed to deal with the MS Outlook error 0x800ccc81 or errors of such kind.