Deleting The Error Messages In Outlook Express

Outlook Express Problems

Outlook Express Issues And Solutions

Every software is bound to come up with some error message once in a while, especially if it used for some online interaction. This means, email clients and web browsers are more prone to bugs or errors than other programs. This is not good news, especially if your work life depends on it. Knowing how to troubleshoot most common error messages will give you the edge of getting your work done at the shortest amount of time. It is best to be well aware of Outlook express problems and how to troubleshoot them.

You might come across Server Error: 421-error message when you are on a server that is utilizing a POP3 connection and you try to attempt sending out an email to another account using this connection. These error messages appear when the number of connections on the server is too low. So in order to troubleshoot this error, you need to set higher number of connections. On the other hand, Error 0X800ccc90 or Error 0x800ccc18 error messages come when Outlook Express program stops your own password from being authenticated, which in turn will prevent you from logging into Outlook Express.

Depending on the Error message you come across, here’s what you have to do:

Error 421

  • Run the Microsoft Exchange Server Administrator utility. This setup is used to set up the server and can be used to change the access path to the utility.
  • Click on Connections icon inside the Microsoft Exchange Server Administrator’s left navigation pane and then find
    Outlook Express Program

    Troubleshooting Outlook Express

    Internet Mail Service icon which lies on the right navigation pane. Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • Click on the Connections tab and click on the Advanced button. This will bring up the configuration dialog box.
  • Vary the number inside the Max No. of Inbound Connections setting and increase it until the error message is no longer displayed.
  • To save recent changes, close the program dialog box.

Error 0X800ccc90/Error 0x800ccc18

  • Run Outlook Express program and click on the Tools menu from inside the main menu.
  • Under the Tools menu, click to choose Accounts option. Select the Log on using option from inside your email account.
  • Inside the Log on using menu, click on Servers. In order to rectify this error, you need to select Clear Text option in order to log on without any issues.

If you have faced any of these Outlook Express problems, you will be able to troubleshoot the same without any issues by following the above steps.

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Fixing Duplicate Messages Issue In Outlook Express

Outlook Express Problems

          Outlook Express Support

Outlook Express is one of the most widely used email services and it comes associated with the Internet Explorer. Although some users tend to think that Outlook Express is the same as Microsoft Outlook, both are entirely different email applications with different options and functionalities. For example, in Outlook, the contact information of the users is stored in Outlook Address book whereas in Outlook Express, the same data is stored in Windows Address book.

Sometimes, certain Outlook Express problems can crop up that may force you to contact the Outlook Express help and support team. For example, you may receive the same messages again and again in Outlook Express. To fix this issue, you can use the following instructions provided by our Outlook Express support team.

If the messages are coming from a POP account:

  • At first you need to open the application and move onto the Outlook Express store folder in Windows Explorer. Now, you can click on the file named Pop3uidl.dbx with the right mouse button.
  • Now, select the Delete option from the menu.
  • Outlook Express would have lost even the rest memory of which mail it has already seen. So, the next time you click on the Send/Recv option, all the mails still on the server would be recovered. Once it is done, the retrieve option would get back to normal.
  • You will be able to delete all the duplicate emails that you have already received using a duplicate removal tool.

    Outlook Express Help

              Fix Outlook Express Problems

If the messages are in a default Hotmail or IMAP account:

  • If the Hotmail or IMAP account is your only account, you need to click on the Tools option, followed by Options by accessing them from the Outlook Express menu.
  • You need to make sure that the Send and receive messages at startup option is not checked. Once you’re done, click OK.  At any point of time, you can also contact the Outlook Express help and support team to get more information on fixing such Outlook Express problems.
  • Now, if you have more than one account, you need to first select Outlook Express from the Folders tree.
  • Next, to fix such Outlook Express problems, you need to make sure that When Outlook Express starts, go directly to my Inbox option is not checked.

By following these instructions, you can fix the occurrence of duplicate messages in Outlook Express. To get more assistance on the same, you may contact our tech support personnel.

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Steps To Configure Yahoo Email Account In Outlook

Outlook Setting

Features Of Outlook

Yahoo is one of the best internet email programs and when it comes to email clients, Outlook secures the first place. Now, if you have an account with Yahoo, then it is advisable that you configure it with your Outlook program. This will help you to access your Yahoo emails without the troubles of logging into the online account each time. In this post, we will take you through the Outlook setting and the steps to configure it with the Yahoo account.

Steps Involved

  • Launch Microsoft Outlook and click the option Tools.
  • Select Account Settings and this will bring the window for Account Settings.
  • Choose the Email tab and click New.
  • Select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP or HTTP and press the Enter key.
  • Click Manually configure server settings or additional server types and again press the Enter key.
  • Select Internet E-mail and press the Enter key.
  • In the new window, you will have to enter different Outlook setting for the Yahoo email. First, enter your name and yahoo email address in the respective fields.
  • Choose POP3 from the drop down box for Account Type.
  • In the field for Incoming mail server, enter
  • In the space for Outgoing mail server (SMTP), type
  • Go to the section Logon Information.
  • Here, enter your username and password. Keep in mind that the username is your Yahoo email address itself. Type the password for the Yahoo account in the box for Password.

    Email Clients

    Outlook Email Configuration

  • Choose the button More Settings and this will bring up the window for Internet E-mail Settings. Click the tab Outgoing Server.
  • Mark the first option My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
  • Go to the tab Advanced.
  • Mark the option This server requires an encrypted connection. This will automatically change the port number for Incoming Server from 110 to 995.
  • Choose SSL from the drop down box for Use the following type of encrypted connection.
  • Change the port number for Outgoing Server to 487 from 25.
  • Mark the option Leave a copy of messages on the server if you do not wish to delete the message from the email server.
  • Select the button OK.
  • Click the button Next.
  • Choose the button Finish.

With the above steps, you can configure the Outlook setting for Yahoo. For further assistance, you may contact our technical support team.

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Why Backing Up Outlook Express Data Is Important?

Outlook Express Problems

Outlook Express Features

Outlook Express is one of the most preferred email applications that comes associated with the Internet Explorer. This free, open source email application comprises of a set of advanced options that make the overall emailing experience a convenient one for the users. Although the program sounds similar to Outlook, Microsoft’s premier email program, both are entirely different and have different options. For example, if you talk about the data storing options in both the programs, Outlook Address book stores the contact information of the users in Outlook whereas in Outlook Express, Windows address book serves the purpose.

The best part about using Outlook Express is that it is compatible with almost all versions of the Windows operating system. However, people using Windows Vista and 7 face a lot of Outlook Express problems. The main reason for such an occurrence of issues is that the email program is not available in Windows 7 and Vista. In these versions, Outlook Express has been replaced by Windows Mail which has been recently changed again to Windows Live Mail, by including a set of live chatting features.

Outlook Express File Corruption

Outlook Express Issues

Whenever error messages pop up in Outlook Express, most users tend to call up the Outlook Express help and support team. By contacting the technicians available at the technical support service, most of the Outlook Express problems get fixed in quick time. However, the technicians always recommend the users to have a backup of all the information stored in the application. This is because if the information gets accidentally deleted, it becomes easier for the users to retrieve it back. If a folder in Outlook Express gets corrupted, the users can run repair utilities to fix the corruption. There are several third-party recovery tools available nowadays that fix the Outlook Express file corruption issue in quick time, regardless of the severity of the issue.

But it is not necessary that all such tools are able to retrieve the information stored in the corrupted Outlook Express files after they are fixed. Hence, all the users are recommended to create a backup of the information stored in this email program to avoid the data from getting lost. Same applies to the files in Microsoft Outlook as well because the PST files in Outlook tend to get corrupted often due to the action of a number of factors.

Whenever you face issues in Outlook Express, feel free to call our tech support team to get the best assistance.

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Open Hangout Chat From Outlook.Com Window With The New Plugin From Google


Features Of Outlook

If you are a Hangout user, now you can start making video calls from the platform to Outlook users. The new feature has been enabled by Google with the release of the new plugin for Hangout. As both Hangout and Outlook have large number of users, the new move is certainly going to help millions of users of both the platforms. Earlier, we had seen Microsoft releasing a plugin for the Skype users that allowed them to keep in touch with Outlook the users.

The Google tweet on the new plugin says, “Schedule meetings in the blink of an eye with Google Apps shared calendars.” The description further says, “Schedule a Hangouts video call with other Outlook users in your company with a single click. Join a scheduled Hangouts video call by opening the meeting in Outlook and clicking the Hangouts video call link.”

According to Outlook help desk, with the new plugin installed, Outlook users do not need to move out of the window and open Hangout to initiate a video call. Instead, users can make calls directly from the Outlook window. The new move is certainly going to help business users a lot. However, please note that earlier, Microsoft had released a similar plugin for Google Talks, which was not welcomed by one of the bosses of Google, Larry Page. According to him, the move from Microsoft did not have any benefits for Google. was founded in the year 1996 and then had the name Hotmail. Microsoft purchased Hotmail from its developers and later changed its name to MSN Hotmail and then Windows Live Hotmail. Microsoft was making constant changes to Hotmail during this period and in 2012, released

Email Program

Outlook Email Program

All the existing users of Hotmail were moved to It is estimated that there are more than four hundred million active users for the account and therefore, each addition for the program is going to be a great help to the users.

Google Hangout is a chat platform developed by Google. It was released in 2013. With the release of Google Hangouts, the company is making replacements for its three applications, Google+ Messenger, Hangouts and Google Talk. Hangout too has millions of users around the globe. Gmail users can move to Hangout by choosing the Hangout option in their window.

According to Outlook help desk, users can find more information about the plugin from the official website of Hangout. Users may download and install this plugin to make communication more effective.

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