Top Methods to Fix Outlook Error 0x80004001

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  • Updated on March 29th, 2019

Fixing errors in MS Outlook never been an easy task. This error code is caused by one way or the other by misconfigured system files in your windows operating system.

This article will describe in detail how to fix Outlook Error 0x80004001 both manually and automatically.

What is error 0x80004001?

The error 0x80004001 is the Hexadecimal format of the error caused. This is a common error code format used by windows and other windows compatible software. The code has been used by the vendor to identify the error caused.

What causes error 0x80004001

The error may be caused by Windows system file damage. The corrupted system file entries can be a real threat to the well being of your computer. There can be many events which resulted in system file error. An incomplete installation, incomplete uninstall, improper deletion of application or hardware. It can also be caused if your computer is recovered from hardware or by an improper shutdown of the computer.

Manual methods to fix Outlook error

Follow the below steps to fix the Outlook error 0x80004001 manually.

  1. Start your computer and login as administrator.
  2. Click the start button then select all programs.
  3. In the new Window select “Restore my computer to an earlier time” option and click next.
  4. Select the most recent system restore point and click on Next.
  5. Click next on the confirmation Window.
  6. Restart the computer when the restoration is complete.

Adjust the Antivirus and Windows Firewall settings

Check the antivirus program installed in your PC or the Windows Firewall has settings that are conflicting with Outlook Functioning. Adjust the settings so that these programs do not interfere with Outlook to cause this error.

Use safe mode to open Outlook

Opening Outlook in safe mode means it will open without extension or custom toolbar settings. Also disabling the reading pane. Follow the below steps to open Outlook in safe mode.

  • Open start >> click on Run.
  • In Run, type Outlook and then click on Ok.
  • Under Choose profile dialog box, allow the default settings of Outlook and then click on OK.
  • Type your password and select Accept.

Professional Solution

If these manual methods do not work then you must opt for Outlook PST Repair. This tool act as a repository for storing entire mailbox data. Also, there is no limitation in the size of the PST file. It is a tool you must go for. You can also try the free demo version of this software.


Above I have given the best solutions to fix the Outlook error 0x80004001. I have provided with the top automated tool to solve your query.

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Adom Smith is a DataRecoveryHelp Technology Writer. He is a technology enthusiast with over 3 years of experience in Data Recovery, IoT, Artificial Intelligence, and Robotics. He enjoys researching and sharing DIY solutions as well as tips and tricks for resolving Windows technical issues.

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