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Windows Live Mail is a very popular email client mostly used by organizations for their official work. It is popular due to its flexibility of use and some amazing features it comes with.
One such amazing feature of WLM is that it allows you to configure other email accounts to have all your emails in one place.
Just like any other application or program, WLM also is prone to errors and glitches. In this blog, we are going to discuss the top 5 errors users face in WLM and their solutions.
As we discussed that to fix the authentication error 0x800CCC0B, all we need to do is turn on the authentication. To do this, follow the below-mentioned steps:
Once you have completed all the above-mentioned steps successfully, try to send the emails again and see if the error occurs.
It is easy to fix this error; all you need to do is configure the email servers again. To re-configure the email servers with WLM, follow the below-mentioned steps:
As you finish all of the above-mentioned steps, you will find a newly added account in WLM.
As we already know, in the newer version of Windows, Microsoft has discontinued the support for WLM. There is not much left to try to fix this problem. Still, we can try our best to avoid the situation. For that, you can try the below-mentioned tricks and techniques:
So, these are some few workarounds you can try to run WLM on Windows 10.
If you are trying to send an email without any OneDrive image and still you are facing the issue, then the issue is different. This means that you have tried to send an email that a OneDrive image in it, and now that email is stuck in the Outbox. Until that email is in Outbox, you cannot send a new email.
As we have a clear understanding now that this error is occurring, what all are the solutions to it. Well, just like the above error, there is no clear-cut method to fix this problem. You can only try a few techniques to get rid of this error. Below we have mentioned those techniques, have a look:
Try the above-mentioned tricks and check if any of them solved your issue.
Trying to send an email but facing the error notification saying, “One or more messages in your Outbox do not have a valid account specified. Would you like to use your default acct to send these messages?“
Well many users have complained about facing the same error. When they try to send an email or just log in or use the Send/Receive feature, this error pops up. This happened when an email that has stuck in Outbox was sent by an email address that no longer exists in WLM. Users face this issue when they have recently switched to a different server. Switching to a different server changes the email client’s settings. Also, settings may change if you have recently updated the account’s settings of your Windows Live Mail.
So, what are the solutions for this error? As we know that this error occurs due to changes in the accounts settings, so we will try to do that. But no, updates and server switching changes the settings initially. So, it is always better to re-configure the IMAP account. If you don’t want to go through re-configuring the account in the first place, try some tricks. Try the below-mentioned solutions to get rid of this error.
If you don’t want to get stuck in trying as many solutions and waste your time. Then try to write the emails again. Whatever is stuck in your Outbox, go to those emails, copy them and paste them. Follow the below-mentioned process to do the same:
Doing the above-mentioned trick should fix your issue. If it doesn’t, then the problem is different.
Sometimes, neither the issue is with the email account or WLM; the issue is something else. Antivirus! Yes, as we know that in order to protect our system’s integrity, antivirus put some restrictions. Even in this case, it might happen due to antivirus. The antivirus in your system must be conflicting with WLM, and that is why you are unable to send the emails. So, try to disable your antivirus temporarily and see if the problem still persists.
In this blog, we have discussed common Windows Live Mail errors faced by users and their solutions. Most users faced all of the errors, and the given solutions worked for them successfully. If, in any case, you require to transfer or export Windows Live Mail emails to Outlook, then you can try Kernel for EML to PST. This tool helps you convert EML/EMLX files to PST in no time. Hope this blog helped you to understand and fix your issues. Please let us know your queries and questions in the comment section below.