How to Fix “error (0x8004010F)” – Outlook data file cannot be accessed

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Error 0x8004010F is the most common error that user faces while working with Microsoft Outlook .

Mainly this error is encountered due to Offline Outlook data file (.OST ) corruption or due to Outlook profile corrupted.

The error message displayed when user trying to access the emails :

“Outlook data file cannot be accessed” or “The operation failed. An object could not be found“

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Error code 0x8004010f displayed:

  • When user try to Send or receive email, or when configuring email account
  • Also when synchronizing offline address book or Offline Outlook Data File

General causes of error 0x8004010f:

  • Up-gradation of Outlook or Windows corrupts Outlook profile
  • The OST file corrupts or Internet connection Problem
  • Also due to system Level Accountability i.e. conflict over control

 

Resolution To Fix Outlook error 0x8004010f:

 

#Solution 1 : Disable Antivirus

To turn off windows Firewall follow the below steps:

  1. Press Windows + R or in search Box type “Run” . Once the pop-up open, then in Run window type “ Firewall.cpl ”1
  2. Then Windows Firewall window opens up2
  3. After that click from left menu pane “Turn Windows Firewall on or off “ Then under the private network setting choose option “Turn off Windows firewall”3
  4. After this under the Public network Setting choose option “Turn off Windows firewall (not recommended)”
  5. Then press OK .


#Solution 2:

  1. Press Win key + R, type cmd, and press Enter.
  2. Then Right-click on the Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator.
  3. After that type sfc /scannow and press Enter.
  4. Then let the system perform the repair automatically.
  5. After that Reboot the system.


#Solution 3:

It’s also recommended installing Windows updates. Here are the steps, to do that:

  1. First, navigate to Settings App and select Updates & Security.
  2. Then, go to the Windows Updates and click Check for Updates option.
  3. Check If there are some available updates, select Run the Updates.
  4. And once done, reboot your PC.

 

#Solution 4:

  1. Open Outlook “Account Settings” and at the “E-mail” tab, focus on the account with the problem and click Change Folder.1
  2. Click New Outlook Data File.2
  3. Give a name for the new data file e.g. “ABCD” and press OK. Then expand the newly created data file i.e “ABCD” and select the “Inbox” subfolder and choose OK.3
  4. After that at Account Settings screen, click “Change Folder” again.4
  5. And then select the correct data file and folder that you want to store e-mail messages and choose OK.5
  6. Then at last close “Account Settings” and click “Send/Receive”.

 

 

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