MS outlook is a wide spread email client application which is generally comes with MS office program package and it has been frequently used by all those people who are assigned with different kind of email work. Outlook express application is another way to deal with the same kind of work but in different kind of platform. Outlook express has been seemed to face problem when it encounters issue with simple mail transfer protocol (SMTP). Many users have also experienced error message which appears in the following way:
The connection to the server has failed. Account: , Server: ,
Protocol: SMTP, Port: 25, Secure (SSL): No, Socket Error: 10051, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E. SMTP, Port: 25, Secure (SSL): No, Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E
Following reasons could be responsible for outlook error 0x800ccc0e:
Conflicts between MS outlook, Windows mail, Outlook express and SMTP server failure. It stops the messages from being send to another server. As a result clashes occur in process and we get error message. Outlook error 0x800ccc0e occur same in outlook application and outlook express if you try to make any update over your system.
Well to fix the problem its very important that you must check this out, whether the SMTP server is working in proper order or not. However you can select ‘Accounts’ options present in the ‘Tools’ menu. After that click on the ‘Mail’ tab in to select the account for making change in settings. After that click on the properties to get proper necessary information.
There are possibilities that user could get error messages due to personal firewall, user must disable it or lower the security parameters so that you can easily make this possible to fix the error, deleting the old account and creating a new account can help to resolve the issue. If you detect that PST file corruption could be an issue for outlook error 0x800ccc0e then you can try to fix it with the help of scanpst.exe too, but if it stop to respond then you can easily make this possible to fix the problem with the help of PST repair tool suggested here. Its very effective and powerful enough to rectify any issue related to PST file corruption.