Outlook 2007 message interface error – How to fix in easy steps


MS Outlook 2007 is one of the most widely used Outlook version that is used in many corporate offices as well as personal users for experiencing flawless and smooth communication . It comes with advance features and highly interactive user interface. Outlook 2007 also works as database management tool and allows users to store their personal information like mails, messages, notes, tasks, calendars, journals, contacts. It uses PST file as the main data file to store different data on Outlook. Though Outlook 2007 works as an excellent tool but in some unexpected situations it may fails to work properly and displays Outlook errors. One of such error is Outlook 2007 message interface error.

Consider a situation in which you are composing a new mail in your Outlook 2007 and trying to send it from your Outlook account but in the mean time Outlook fails to perform the action and displays an error mes saga saying :
“The messaging interface has returned an unknown error. If the problem persists, start Outlook again.”

The above error restricts Outlook users from sending and receiving of mails and also some times this error also creates critical data loss situations when all the Outlook data stored in PST file becomes in accessible.

Some of the most common reasons that may lead to Outlook 2007 message interface error are :

  • PST file in Outlook is corrupted or damaged.
  • Or another reason may be that when users use OST file ans set PST file as default delivery locations for emails
  • If messages are send by clicking save options.

You mat try to repair damaged PST using scanpst.exe tool. It is an inbuilt tool provided by Outlook to deal with PST problems. But in the case if the PST file is severely damaged than it may fails to repair corrupt PST . In this situation best solution is to use Outlook PST Repair Software to repair corrupt PST. This is a comprehensive and reliable tool that not oly repairs corrupt PST but also recovers data lost from it. This toll is compatible in almost all the versions of Outlook

How to Repair Outlook 2007 Error 0x8004210a & recover PST Items back?

Step 1 :- After having the tool downloaded & installed on your PC, it needs to be launched in order to begin with the repair task. The main menu that appears, lets you browse for & select outlook.pst file to be repaired.

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Step 2 :- To get the scanning process started, click the start button shown

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Step 3 :- Scanning process in progress

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Step 4 :- As soon as the scanning process gets completed, list of files is shown in the left pane of the window and the required files could then be selected for being restored back at destination desired.

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Step 5 :- Select ‘save recovered file’ button & pressing ‘Ok’ following the same lets you save the files.

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Step 6 :- The progress bar proceeding, in this step shows the files being saved.

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Step 7 :- Once the files are saved, it can be easily accessed from the location stored at.

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Fix Mapi32.dll Error Outlook 2007 & Recover Data Items Back

Outlook is one of the most commonly used email application, which apart from basic mail related operation say -sending/receiving mails & more also lets manage appointments, organize contacts & calendar, task & schedule management to name a few in all easy and efficient way. Though Outlook personal folder files are quite reliable means of data storage, the same may suffer from glitches time & again on account of varying reason. One such instance we are discussing here is that of corruption caused in the files on account Windows OS upgrade say, following upgrading system from Windows XP to Vista or alike. This is the time Outlook would start generating strange unknown error such as –Mapi32.dll Error Outlook 2007 to the user and any data that you have stored in Outlook account is locked as well, as say access to the same may not be possible.

As stated above, the very problem may arise owing to numerous reasons, but as a matter of fact the problem remains the same which requires for corrective action to be taken so as to get the files accessible once again. Restoring from backup helps avoid the inadvertent loss so caused, however this may or may not help in cases. Situations as such make it mandatory for you to look for Inbox repair tool in order to fix damaged Outlook data files. Continue reading

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Resolve Outlook 2007 Unknown Error Code 0x80040116

Are you getting unknown Outlook errors as 0x80040116? Is your Outlook & PST file functionality hampered owing to unwanted errors that pops-up on the screen every time, you try & open it. If you are confronting this very situation & your email items are rendered inaccessible, then you need to go through the easy guide described here for getting back access to those email & items, after getting on the very cause behind the same & letting the same resolved at once.

Outlook 2007 Error Code 0x80040116 is better known as the time out error and is most commonly generated when user tries to send/receive mails. In addition, to the same PST file may show errors as such, when trying to load or process the very files say –

“Outlook.pst cannot be accessed -0x80040116”
“Sending and receiving reported error (0x80040116): unknown error”
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How to Repair Outlook 2007 Error 0x8004210a & Restore PST File Items Easily

For Outlook POP3 email account users it is quite possible to come across one or the other issue such as the Outlook 2007 Error 0x8004210a when sending & receiving emails. If you are finding any such issue with your Outlook account, it is quite likely that following it the PST file data will become inaccessible & one has to suffer from vital data loss situation.

The error message that shows up at that point of time, reads as –

The operation timed out waiting for a response from the receiving (POP) server. If you continue to receive this message, contact your server administrator or Internet service provider(ISP).

Error 0x8004210a is most likely to be received at the time of sending/receiving emails & is one of the time-out error which stops user from accessing mails & functionality of the application on a whole is stopped thereby. The very issue is supposed to arise on account of configuration changes settings brought about in as a result of changes in anti-virus software. The present configuration setting done is such that incoming & outgoing mails are just stopped from working. Continue reading

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Fix Errors have been Detected in the File Outlook.pst outlook 2007 & Retrieve Data Items

Personal Storage Table or PST File corruption is one of the most common reason on account of which Outlook data is lost or rendered unusable. Instances of PST file damage & corruption would make the file & data items inaccessible & thereby numerous troubles arises in front of users, which then calls for the need to fix the very issue off. Any of these issue which strikes off the file is reported to users by generation of error messages, which hinders Outlook performance & this remains to be the case until the very issue is resolved. One such issue we are here to discuss on is that of message -”errors have been detected in the file outlook.pst Outlook 2007, when trying to load PST file for access.

The error message shown at that point of time, reads as –

Errors have been detected in the file xxxx.pst. Quit Outlook and all mail-enabled applications, and then use the Inbox repair tool(Scanpst.exe) to diagnose and repair errors in the file. For more information about the Inbox repair tool, see Help.”

Microsoft Outlook in this very case on reporting issue with PST recommends the use of Inbox repair tool, the inbuilt repair tool, that is by default installed in outlook to scan the very file for detecting errors that exists & eventually helps sort out the same, though not for all cases. This makes it very clear that the file has issues with it & could be made usable only after the concerned issue is sorted out with efficiency after repairing corrupt Outlook PST. Continue reading

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