This error code appears when you try to send or receive an email using Microsoft Outlook. Users encounter this error code on their Windows 10, Windows 8.1, and Windows 7 PCs. If you encounter this error, you cannot ignore it because if you leave it or ignore it, you will not be able to receive or send emails using your Microsoft Outlook account.
What causes Outlook error 80041004 in Windows computer?
Damaged Outlook profile: If temporary data is not the cause of this problem, then it is probably about a corrupt Outlook profile. In this case, you can solve the problem by creating a new Outlook profile and getting rid of the old one.
Damaged temporary data: this problem is to be expected if the temporary data in your email account is corrupt. Most inconsistencies of this type can be resolved by simply deleting the account and re-adding it to Outlook.
How to repair the Outlook error code 80041004 on Windows 10?
- Open the Windows Control Panel and look for “Control Panel.”
- Scroll down the Control Panel and click on the “Uninstall Program” option.
- After successfully uninstalling, download Outlook again from the Windows Store.
- Open the Outlook installer and install it by following the instructions on the screen.
Creating a new Outlook profile
- Open your computer’s Task Manager and under the “Processes” tab, make sure that all Outlook processes are disabled.
- If not, select the Outlook process and terminate it.
- It is important to create a new profile in Outlook. Then open the Control Panel again.
- Search for Mail again in the Control Panel and select the Mail (Microsoft Outlook) option in the search results.
- The Mail Properties window will open. There, select the current profile you’ve been using and click Delete.
- A confirmation prompt will appear. Click Yes to delete the profile.
- Finally, click OK to close the window.
- Then create a new profile, configure your email accounts, and check whether Windows Outlook error 80014004 has been fixed or not.
Adding your emails back to Outlook
- First, open the Control Panel by searching for it in the Windows search bar.
- You can also press Windows + R on your keyboard.
- A Run dialog box will open. Type Manage and click OK to open the Control Panel.
- Now type “Control Panel” and search for “Mail.”
- The search box is at the top right of the window.
- In the search results, select Mail (Microsoft Outlook).
- In the Outlook Mail configuration window, click the Mail Accounts button.
- In the Mail Accounts window, make sure that you are in the E-mail tab.
- Then click the New button to add a new e-mail account.
- Delete an existing account by selecting Email and clicking the Delete option.
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