Fix Windows Live Mail Error ID 0X800ccc0f

Windows Live Mail Error ID 0X800ccc0f

If you see the error code 0x800ccc0F while accessing your email account on Windows Live Mail, it is mainly due to the incorrect POP settings, Windows Live Mail bug, and firewall/antivirus program. Here are the troubleshooting steps to resolve Windows Live Mail error ID 0X800ccc0f.

Basic Troubleshooting:

  • Step 1:If Windows Live Mail client’s Inbox folder is filled with more than 5000 email messages, delete or archive them. Restart the Windows Live Mail client and check if the error code has been resolved.
  • Step 2:Log out of your email account and sign in to it using the correct login credentials.
  • Step 3:Check if the incoming and outgoing port details are correct. If you are using the default port, try to change them.

Procedure 1 - Enabling Server Authentication

  • Step 1:Open Windows Live Mail, navigate to Settings, and select the Accounts option followed by the Properties option.
  • Step 2:Navigate to the Servers tab, go to the Outgoing Mail Server section, and select the checkbox next to the ‘My server requires authentication’ option.
  • Step 3:Save your changes by selecting the Apply option.

Procedure 2 - Disabling Third-Party Antivirus

  • Step 1:The third-party antivirus program that you have installed on your computer might interfere with Windows Live Mail and block it.
  • Step 2:In such cases, disable the real-time protection feature on the third-party antivirus program.

Procedure 3 - Reinstall or Repairing Windows Live Essentials

  • Step 1:To launch the Run dialog box, press the Win and R keys at the same time.
  • Step 2:Type ‘appwiz.cpl’ and click the OK option.
  • Step 3:The Programs and Features window will open.
  • Step 4:Search for Windows Live Essentials, right-click it, and select the Uninstall/Change option.
  • Step 5:Select the ‘Repair all Windows Live programs’ option.
  • Step 6:Once done with the repair process, restart your computer and check if the Windows Live Mail Error ID 0X800ccc0f has been resolved.

Procedure 4 - Enabling SSL 2.0 for Windows Vista, XP, or older versions

  • Step 1:Internet Explorer - Navigate to Tools and click Options followed by the Advanced option.
  • Step 2:Navigate to Security, select the checkbox beside the Use SSL 2.0 option, and click the Apply option.
  • Step 3:Google Chrome - Navigate to Menu and select the Settings option.
  • Step 4:Click Advanced -> Network -> Change Proxy Settings -> Internet Properties.
  • Step 5:Navigate to Advanced -> Security. Select the Use SSL 2.0 option and click Apply.

Procedure 5 - Change the Mail Sending Format

  • Step 1:Launch the Windows Live Mail email client, navigate to Tools, and click Options -> Send.
  • Step 2:Change the Mail Sending Format from HTML to Plain Text and then select the Save option.
  • Check if the Windows Live Mail Error ID 0X800ccc0f has been resolved.

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