Thursday, July 26, 2012

How to Fix Microsoft Outlook Error 0×80042108

How to Fix Microsoft Outlook Error 0×80042108
Microsoft outlook is very powerful and reliable email client application. It provides very safe and secure platform for private or official mails. Despite that it may face errors. Error 0x80042108  is  one amongst serious Microsoft Outlook problems that leads to data loss in Microsoft Outlook application.

When you are trying to send or receive mails, you may receive error message like- Sending and Receiving' reported error (0x80042108): 'Outlook is unable to connect to your outgoing (SMTP) e-mail server'.

There could be number of reasons behind this error message such as:
  • Enabled SSL on your computer
  • Corrupted or damaged Outlook PST file
  • Enabled anti-spam add-in
  • Due to ant-virus software programs
  • Corruption in registry file

1. If this Outlook error is caused due to antivirus programs then check the setting and disable the email scanning process during sending or receiving mails.

2. Remove damaged email message and repair the Microsoft outlook PST file using Scanpst.exe (see:How to Use Inbox Repair Tool for Microsoft Outlook 2007). To run Scanpst.exe, follow the given steps.
      Step1: If Outlook is open, then close it.

      Step2: From the 'Start' menu, choose 'Search' option. Type 'Scanpst.exe' in Search box and hit the Enter key or Search button.

      Step3: Double click the 'Scanpst.exe' file.

      Step4: Locate the corrupt file and start repairing.

      Step5: Once the file is repaired, you can see the message "Repair Complete." you can now Open Microsoft Outlook.

      3. Try to clean the windows registry but registry modification is a sensitive procedure. Download Ccleaner, a free registry tool and run it on your computer. You should close Outlook while you run the tool in your system.

      See also: How to Fix Microsoft Outlook Error 0x80042109
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