Updated on February 22nd, 2022
The outlook is widely used as a means of e-mail communication because it is the best e-mail client service providers for its users. It is packed with the latest features like Bcc warning, multiple time zones, it shows the organization directory details, etc. These are some reasons why people prefer to use it than any other e-mail clients applications. However, apart from these valuable features, it has some drawbacks too. If there is any mistake then the most common error encountered by the users is error is 0x80040116. Generally, this error occurs if outlook cannot access the PST files.
You don’t have to worry if you encounter outlook error 0x80040116, we have described some efficient ways which, if you implement will surely eliminate the error.
We have discussed some common issues which cause the error-
1. By creating a new outlook account.
A simple way is to eliminate the error is by creating a new outlook account
2 Scan PST with ScanPST.Exe Tool
The outlook has an inbuilt tool ‘ScanPST.Exe’ that is installed at the time of office package installation. You can eliminate the errors with the help of this tool. First, you have to find the destination of your PST files, the destination varies according to the versions. So, it is recommended to find the path of PST as per Outlook version.
After you find the PST files follow these steps-
Some limitations with ScanPST.Exe are-
The above steps are simple and free of cost, however, they have some drawbacks as well. If you are looking for a safe and reliable solution, then we highly recommend you to use the automated way to repair your PST files. With Sysinfo Outlook PST repair you recover your damaged or corrupted files easily. The software ensures 100% recovery files also it easily fetches the data from corrupt or damaged, password-protected files without any data loss. SO if you have very important data we suggest you go with the automated method.
This article provides brief details on how to resolve outlook error 0X80040116. We have discussed both the method i.e, manual and automated and we have also suggested you the best method to recover the files without any data loss.
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