Complete solution of Outlook error 0x80040600

By | June 18, 2017

Are you getting error message 0x80040600?

Error code 0x80040600 is indicating that your outlook PST file or folder has become corrupted or damaged. In this era, Microsoft outlook PST is the most popular email client, which like database for outlook that can be used for sending or receiving many emails, journals, notes, contacts, tasks, attachments, calendars and everything else. But there are too many situations creates, such as outlook data, or files gets corrupted or damaged from Microsoft outlook PST file, which is used for storing your various emails elements like email messages, calendars, contacts, notes, entries, tasks. As the results of the corruption to the outlook PST, in this condition you’re all the precious data, emails, contact, notes, reminders etc. become lost or corrupted or inaccessible and you may receive an error message on your windows operating system, at when you are send or receive an emails.

The error message that can be appears when you are sending or receiving emails:

Outlook 2007 receiving reported error (0x80040600)

‘Unknown error 0x80040600’

When this error message that occur on your system, after this you are unable to performs any tasks, in order to access the outlook files or data again, then you required solving this error urgently.

The root cause of the outlook error code 0x80040600?

Normally the outlook error code 0x80040600 is occur, if there are some problem with your outlook personal files or outlook storage folder, some time outlook not correctly closed properly, due to virus attack, malware or spyware is also the common reasons behinds this outlook error. These are the main reasons behind the outlook error code 0x80040600.Error code 0x80040600 is appears on all over the Microsoft outlook versions like outlook 2010, outlook 2007, outlook 2003, outlook 2002 with windows 2007, windows vista, or windows XP also. This error message may also occur when you try to delete some email message from your outlook.

How to fix outlook error code 0x80040600?

This error code can relate issues while trying to read or receive or sending emails. If you are facing this error first time in your windows operating system, then you restart your outlook and also reboot your system in safe mode only. If through the restarting outlook or rebooting the system doesn’t solve outlook error code 0x80040600, then you can use the default inbox repair tool that can be given by the Microsoft, this tool can fix the outlook corruption problem or issues easily from your outlook pst.

To use this inbox repair tool, through these steps:

  • First of all you open start menu.
  • The go to run and type lunch the scanpst.exe (inbox repair tool)
  • This can be happen by the typing the path of the tool.
  • They like that drive name: \Program Files\Common Files\System\Mapi\Locale ID\scanpst.exe.
  • And after this click OK.
  • After this a dialog or message box (pop-ups) appears.
  • Enter the file name or the path of the corrupted PST files.
  • Click on the start button, which will start the scanning process.
  • After the scanning process is complete you will be prompted to click repair.
  • After this, you open outlook then you will see the error will be removed. Add the PST file and work with outlook no any error will occur.

However, this repair tool can take long time to fix error, because it depending on the size of corrupted PST folders/ files or data files. If you cannot satisfied with scanpst.exe tool then you can also apply third party repair tool on your outlook issue, it can solve your problem easily.

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