How to Fix 0x80040600 Error in Outlook 2007?

Outlook 2007 0x80040600 Error Repair

If you are an Outlook 2007 user who often runs into error 0x80040600 when trying to send, receive or read emails in MS Outlook, don’t get disappointed. This error message often occurs due to PST file corruption, PST file of Outlook stores many important attributes such as emails, contacts, calendar, notes, journals, attachments etc. So any problem with this file results in 0x80040600 error messages. However, this error can be corrected / eliminated with the help of Inbox Repair Tool called Scanpst.exe and the procedure on how to use this utility is given below.

Repairing PST file using Inbox Repair Tool:

  • Close MS Outlook application
  • Find your Outlook PST file by going to “Start” menu then “Control Panel” --> “User Accounts” --> “Mail”
  • After which, a message box pops up click “Data Files” --> “Personal Folders” and then “Settings”
  • Copy the text that is shown in “Filename” box, this gives you the location of the PST file and then “Close”
  • Find the “scanpst.exe” file by going to “Start” --> “Run” --> Type “Scanpst.exe” and open the application
  • Enter the file name you copied into the Inbox Repair Tool and click “Start”, the application scans and fixes the corrupt PST file after which, you’ll be able to read, receive and send email messages

Disadvantage: This built in application won’t work if your PST file is severely corrupt and also when the PST file size is larger than 2GB

What to do if the PST file is severely corrupt?

Luckily, even after Outlook 2007 scanpst not responding Windows 7, including other versions of Windows OS such as Windows 10, Windows 8, 8.1, etc, you have nothing to worry about it, because with the help of reliable third party utility such as Remo Repair, you can easily repair Microsoft Outlook 2007 PST file and eliminate Outlook 2007 error 0x80040600. This professional repair utility instantly recovers all Outlook attributes such as emails, contacts, calendar entries, journals, and notes, etc while repairing your corrupt PST file. More to this, the tool supports fixing of password protected, large sized PST file without modifying its original contents. Adding to this, the software repairs Outlook PST file created on Outlook 2000, 2003, 2007 and 2010 version. Furthermore, it is compatible to run on all the latest version of Windows OS family including Windows XP / Vista / 7 and 8.

Few useful tips:

  • Maintain regular backup of your PST file before repairing it
  • Avoid improper termination of Outlook application while PST file is in use
  • Remove unwanted emails from your PST file to avoid PST file corruption due to size limit
  • Regularly scan and remove virus from your PST file using powerful antivirus application

Guidelines to use the software for fixing Outlook 2007 0x80040600 error:

Step 1: Download the application and install the same to your Windows computer. Open the application to start the repair process. Three options are displayed on the main screen. Choose the one which suits your needs.

Fix Outlook 2007 0x80040600 - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: Select the appropriate scanning technique. Choose the destination location and click on “Repair” option to initiate the repair process.

Fix Outlook 2007 0x80040600 - Choose Scanning Method

Figure B: Choose Scanning Method

Step 3: After completion, you will be able to view all the repaired Outlook emails and other attributes

Fix Outlook 2007 0x80040600 - Repaired PST File

Figure C: Repaired PST File