In Windows operating system, you can run a number of applications to perform different types of operations. MS Outlook is also an application in MS Office that is used for sending or receiving mails through a client server. It stores many types of data in its PST files. But sometimes when you are accessing the MS Outlook then your system prompts some error messages to your screen and stops all the functions. Windows Outlook error code 0x80040116 or Windows PST error 0x80040116 is also that type of error code. After prompting of this error you are not be able to access your Outlook. Windows error code 0x80040116 comes in your PC in the form of;
“Outlook.pst cannot be accessed – 0x80040116”
“Sending and receiving reported error (0x80040116): unknown error 0x80040116”
“Outlook.pst cannot be accessed – 0x80040116(where “Outlook.pst” is .pst file name)”
When you get Windows Outlook error code 0x80040116 then you can see some common symptoms in the system. Unable to access your Outlook application and the data that you saved in its PST file, slow PC performance, sudden shutdown of the system, starting problem, unable to send or receive mails by using Outlook, automatic deletion of some very important data from the saved folder, etc are some of the common symptoms.
Incomplete installation of the Outlook, software incompatibility, outdated hard drive, hardware failure due to sudden power cut, PST files corruption, virus attack, deletion of some very important files, etc are the main reasons for the prompting of Windows Outlook error code 0x80040116 or Windows PST error 0x80040116.
Here is a manual solution given to fix Windows PST error 0x80040116:
- Find the location of the corrupt PST files that are causing the error.
- Create a new Outlook account.
- You can also setup a new profile as default.
- Run the inbox repair tool (scanpst.exe) in the system.
By using the above manual steps you will be able to get rid of the Windows Outlook error code 0x80040116 or Windows PST error 0x80040116. But one thing you have to keep in mind that you can use these steps only when you have a sufficient technical knowledge otherwise you may be a victim of critical data loss. You can also download Advanced System Repair tool to resolve this issue automatically.
Advanced System Repair tool will support you to fix the problem automatically and easily without any manual steps. This tool is also used to repair the corrupt PST files. Advanced System Repair tool is the best tool that not works only to repair the corruption but also works like an antivirus to remove the virus from the computer.