Receiving' reported error (0x8004010F) : 'Outlook data file cannot be accessed.' RRS feed

  • Question

  • Not sure why I began receiving this error message. Please help!
    Tuesday, May 7, 2013 7:19 PM


  • To resolve error 0x8004010F , identify the current location of your default Outlook data file, and then create a new Outlook profile.

    Step 1- Locate the default Outlook data file

    • Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
    • In Control Panel, click Mail.
    • In the Mail Setup - Outlook dialog box, click Show Profiles.
    • Select your current Outlook profile, and then click Properties.
    • In the Mail Setup - Outlook dialog box, click Data Files.
    • Select the Data Files tab in the Account Settings dialog box, and then note the name and location of the default data file for your profile (a check mark will denote the default data file).
    • Click Close.

    Step 2 - Create a new Outlook profile

    Step 3 - Configure your new Outlook profile as the default profile

    More detailed steps you can refer to this KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2659085

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    Wednesday, May 8, 2013 11:23 AM