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5 Most Common Outlook Errors

Nowadays, electronic mails simply known as e-mails are one of the most important communications tools used in both IT and Non-IT sectors. And one of the most popular and widely used email clients used on earth is Microsoft Outlook. While there are many things which you can do with Outlook such as send/receive emails, add contacts, scheduling appointments, making notes, adding journals, etc. However, as days goes on you find many error notifications while working with Outlook application which makes your Microsoft Outlook inaccessible.

So, in this article let me list down the 5 most common Outlook errors along with the ways through which you can make things right:

1. Error Name: “Cannot open your default e-mail folders. The information store could not be opened.”

Solution: This problem can be solved by simply locating the Outlook.exe shortcut --> Right click on the Outlook.exe and click on “Properties” --> On the compatibility tab, clear the checkbox which says , “Run this program in compatibility mode”. --> Then click “Ok” and restart MS Outlook.

2. Error Name: “Your Microsoft Exchange Server is unavailable.”

This error is bit difficult to resolve because it has many reasons such as:


  • No Network Connection: To solve this problem, test your SMTP connection
  • Outlook Office files locked: There are times when you’re PST or OST files are accidentally set to “Read - Only”. Hence, check the permission of these two files and make the necessary changes
  • Third party software interfering with Outlook: Many third party software including anti-virus programs interfere with Outlook which connects with Exchange Server. To overcome this issue, start Outlook in Safe Mode
  • Outlook PST files corrupt: This can happen after Microsoft Outlook upgrade, you can solve this issue using Remo Repair software

3. Error Name: “Office Outlook will not open personal folders or personal folders do not show up in Outlook.”

Solution: Personal folders are often the main problems associated with Outlook. However MS Outlook provides Inbox Repair Tool called as ScanPST.exe which helps you scan and fix errors in PST file structure.

4. Error Name: “The action cannot be completed. The connection to the Microsoft Exchange Server is unavailable. Your network adapter does not have a default gateway” or “Your Microsoft Exchange Server is unavailable”

Solution: To fix this issue you need to edit the registry settings, the procedure is given below

  • Click on “Start” then “Run”, type “Regedit” and enter
  • Next, navigate to the registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\RPC
  • On the Edit menu, point to New and then click DWORD value
  • Type DefConnectOpts and then ENTER
  • Now, right-click on DefConnectOpts and click Modify
  • In the Value data box, type 0 and then click “OK”

5. Error Name: “None of the authentication methods supported by this client are supported by your server.”

This error usually pops up to users, if they use their computers on multiple locations. For example, like a laptop is carried anywhere and is connected to different computer networks. When this error occurs, go to “Account Settings” tab and click on “Change” then “More Settings”. Now choose the Outgoing Server tab. The option “My outgoing server requires authentication” and “Log on to incoming mail server before sending mail” must be unchecked and if the box is checked remove it.

So, you must know how important the PST file of a Microsoft Outlook is, if you are users with any problem like corruption / damage to PST file. Then, there is nothing to be worried about download and use “Remo Repair Outlook” software to solve any issues (or) errors related to your Outlook PST file. Suppose you have made changes to your Outlook OST file when you are offline, and if the changes made is not getting synchronized with PST file, when your internet connection is back, then it indicates that the OST file is corrupted. In such situation, you need to export OST file to PST Outlook by making use of Remo OST to PST Conversion tool, as it converts and OST file into its equivalent PST file and fixes the issues within couple of clicks