Solve [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] Easily

How to Fix Error 0X800CCC0E in Microsoft Outlook

[pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] – Microsoft Outlook is one of the most popular email clients for all types of users ranging from individuals to businesses. Its popularity arises due to its functionality and usability. However, users of the service face some errors frequently. Previously, in another blog post, we discussed the solutions to [pii_email_be5f33dbc1906d2b5336]. Today, we will discuss a new type of error in Outlook. The error that we will be solving today is [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592].

This article helps and guides you through the causes and the solutions of the [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] error in Microsoft Outlook. The solutions range from quick fixes to working with your application settings and files to solve your problem with certainty.

What causes the [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] error?

[pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] is one of the most common error codes encountered while using Microsoft Outlook. This error is the result of the incompatibility of your Outlook application with your system. It also arises due to corrupted application files. Some common reasons for this error are listed below:

  • Your Operating System (OS) is incompatible with your MS Outlook application.
  • Your MS Outlook application is outdated and needs updating.
  • Your MS Outlook application files are corrupted.
  • You misconfigured your Outlook settings and changed the default settings wrongly.
  • You are using the third party version or pirated version of Outlook.
  • Using multiple accounts in Outlook.
  • Using corrupted accounts in Outlook.

How to solve [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] error?

It is very simple and easy to solve the [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] error. Usually, you won’t have to go deep into complex fixes. So you should start with the following quick fixes/diagnostic steps.

Quick fixes and Diagnostic steps:

The first step to solve any problem is to do the preliminary checks which include your internet connection and corrupted files in your RAM. If you don’t understand yet, don’t get intimidated, we will guide you. Do the following things to make sure your [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] error is not due to something as minor as bad internet connection or corrupted files in your RAM:

  • Check your internet connection if it is working why accessing sites like Fast.com which also show you your internet speed. Make sure you have fast enough internet before you jump into more complex solutions.
  • Restart your computer. Yes, you heard it right. Restarting your computer clears your RAM and removes any corrupted, unstable program or its thread on it, which might interfere with Twitch causing the black screen error.

Once you have taken these preliminary steps, and you are still getting the [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] error, you can continue to the solutions listed below:

Solution 1: Check and Delete Duplicate or Multiple Accounts.

[pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] is frequently caused due to the presence of duplicate or multiple accounts, so checking for it and deleting it should be the first step to solve the problem. This reason for the error is so common that it also can be listed as one of the diagnostic steps. Follow the steps below to find out how to check and delete duplicate accounts.

  • Go to the Control panel on your computer and search for “Mail” and click on it.
Mail Control Panel
  • You will see a popup screen after clicking on “Mail”, On the popup screen click on “E-Mail accounts
  • There you will see all the list of Outlook accounts saved on your desktop. Simply look for duplicate accounts and multiple accounts. If you find out any of them simply select it and click on the “Remove” button.

You should delete all the accounts on your computer and keep only one because [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] is often caused by multiple accounts on your computer. If deleting all the accounts and re-adding them doesn’t work then move to the next solution to solve the [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] error.

Solution 2:  Check if the installed version of Outlook is compatible with your Computer.

[pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] is caused by incompatible outlook version on your computer. In this case, check if you have a compatible version of Outlook on your computer and change it if it is incompatible. Checking whether your device is compatible or not is pretty much easy. Just follow the steps below:

  • Open Microsoft Outlook on your desktop.
  • On the Help menu, select About Microsoft Office Outlook.

Outlook Version
You can see the version of your Outlook in the about section.

After finding the version of Outlook go to this link, And check whether the version of Outlook you are running on your computer is compatible with your computer version. If it is not compatible then uninstall Outlook and install the compatible version of Outlook.  This should fix your problem of [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592]. If you are running the compatible version of Outlook and you still get the error, you should now move on to the next part of the solution.

Solution 3: Use SCANPST.exe

SCANPST.exe is the application made by Microsoft to fix different types of Outlook error. This is the most used tool to solve most of the pii_email errors of Microsoft Outlook. We will explain more errors and provide their solution in our future articles. So, if you are facing different errors then keep visiting we will post all of them soon. To use the SCANPST.exe and solve the [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] error follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Open “My Computer”
  • Navigate to Program Files > Microsoft Office > Office{your version} (i.e., Office14, Office 18 etc.)
  • In the Folder search for SCANPST.exe , and run it as administrator.
  • Once you have opened the application. Click on Browse and select the PST file that is corrupted.
  • Once you have selected the corrupted PST file hit on “Start”
  • If you want to keep a backup of the PST file then click on “Make a backup of scanned file before repairing” and select the location where you want to save the backup file.

After repairing the damaged PST files, check whether you still have [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] error or not. If the error is no longer there then, enjoy using Microsoft Outlook without any issue. And you have known that you received [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] because of the corrupted file of the PST. If this doesn’t fix your problem, you should try the next solution.

Solution 4: Reinstall Outlook on your computer.

You might be getting the [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] error due to corrupted files in your Outlook core files. It might also be due to misconfigured settings in your Outlook program and sometimes if you pirated Outlook or downloaded it from a third-party source. If these are the reasons why you’re getting the error, the solution to your problem is reinstalling Outlook.

After you uninstall Outlook, make sure you download it from the official sources and don’t use the third-party or pirated version of the software. It will be better if you get the latest version of the program as it has the latest bug fixes and patches. So, you can be sure that you are not getting the error due to some bugs.

Reinstalling Outlook also removes all the residual and corrupted system files of Outlook. This will make sure you are not getting the [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] error due to some corrupted or damaged files and it will also make sure you return to your default settings and eliminate any possibilities of the error due to misconfigured settings.

If reinstalling Outlook doesn’t work for you and you still get the [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] error, you should move to the next solution.

Solution 5: Network Related Issues

Network issues are fairly common reasons for different errors on your computer. Microsoft Outlook is no exception. Network issues might be the reason why you are getting the [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] error. Some common network issues are:

  • You have a slow internet connection.
  • Your Internet Service Provider(ISP) or Government is blocking Outlook’s IP address.

The solutions to these problems are:

  1. If you have a slow internet connection, you should try contacting your ISP regarding that matter. You can also try restarting your router and see if it fixes your connection problem and therefore the [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] error.
  2. Use a Virtual Private Network(VPN) or Proxy service:

Your Internet Service Provider(ISP) might have blocked access to Outlook servers due to some reason. Depending on the place you live, this might be the reason why you are getting the [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] error. You can use a Virtual Private Network(VPN) service to fix this problem. Use a trusted VPN service to change your IP and gain unblocked access to Outlook. Alternatively, if you have access to proxy service, you can also use proxy IP to access the servers.

When choosing a VPN or Proxy service be sure to choose a trusted and secure service. It is suggested that you go for a premium VPN subscription instead of free VPNs as they are less secure and less effective. If this doesn’t fix your problem, then you should consider the next solution step.

Solution 6: Contact Microsoft Customer Support:

The last resort as the solution of [pii_email_4dd09cddea0cd66b5592] error is to contact Microsoft Customer Support and see if they can fix your problem. Their customer support is one of the best out there and we are sure they will help you to fix your problem. You can contact them by going in this page.


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