Email plays an important role in communications tools for businesses and has become most important. MS Outlook used by several organizations in order to send and receive emails. If it stops working due to any error it becomes a critical situation for the user. Outlook may stop working due to the corruption or deletion of PST files or any other components such as attachments, journals, emails, notes, tasks, calendar etc. There are several errors that get displayed while accessing Outlook and these errors can be rectified and resolved by using manual steps.

Here we have provided some of the most common errors found in Outlook 2010 and some manual steps to rectify them.

  1. Sending/Receiving reported error: “Outlook data file cannot be accessed (error 8004010F)”

Description: The error occurred during sending or receiving emails. Some reasons are as follows:

  1. Outlook does not have enough permission to write to the data files.
  2. Configuration of Outlook profile is incorrect.
  3. Emails get saved to the wrong location.

Solution: While using multiple data files or email account, it is possible that emails get saved to a wrong location by Outlook. Thus, in order to resolve this error you can do following things:

  1. Change the folder where emails are being sent. Choose the desired account and go to file → Account Settings then click on “Change Folder”.
  2. Secondly, you can remove your Outlook data files from Account Settings → Data files list and again add them.

2. “Cannot open your default e-mail folders. The information store could not be opened.”


Solution: First locate Outlook.exe. After that, right click Outlook.exe and select Properties. Next, In the Compatibility tab, uncheck the box that reads ‘Run this program in compatibility mode’. To finish process click OK and restart Outlook.

3) Outlook Send Error: “The operation failed. An object could not be found”

Description: When you try to to send an email from Outlook, “Object not found” error message get triggered. Reasons are as follows :

  1. The configuration of your SMTP settings are wrong

Solution: You are required to manually configure the outgoing SMTP server settings in Outlook. For this you just have to remove your email account and add it again.

  1. Your Outlook profile is corrupt

Solution: To resolve this go to Windows Control Panel → Mail → Mail Setup → Show Profiles → Show Profiles → Add.

After following the above step, create a new Outlook profile and further add your email account to it. By using your new profile open Outlook and try to send the message again.

  1. While using Outlook your Outlook PST data file might get erased or moved.

Solution: To overcome this problem you have to create a new Outlook profile and again add your data files to it.

Using manual steps in order to repair or resolve Outlook error is quiet difficult and time taken. It is possible that you may not get the effective output and hence it is strongly recommended to use Outlook Email Recovery Software in order to solve all the issues of Outlook with ease. It is a very reliable software that repair or recover Outlook PST (personal storage file) and also provide the recovery of folders.

Outlook Email Recovery Software

Outlook Email Recovery Software is an ultimate solution in order to repair or recover corrupt or deleted Outlook PST file. This software recovers the item by scanning the corrupt PST file and let you restore all mail items to a new PST. This software has the ability to recover every included components of Outlook such as contacts, emails, notes, calendar items, attachments, and journals. This software is capable of restoring Outlook file items even from encrypted PST or recover data from a password protected file. This software can easily repair PST files which size can be larger than 2GB. Outlook Email Recovery Software also provide the recovery facility of emails that have been accidentally deleted or formatted from Deleted items folder as well as from Inbox. After a successful data recovery, it display the original contents of the file and show them in the three-pane structure. Before initiating the Outlook PST recovery, this software provide the preview of scanned file items. This software also supports a selective recovery and therefore, it will become easy for the user to select the item they want to recover. This software effectively recovers all the selected items and provide a hassle-free recovery. This software comes compatible with Windows operating system that includes Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista. Additionally, this software supports and easily recovers the items of MS Office 2016, 2013 and MS Office 2010.