How Do I Fix Outlook Error 0x800CCC13 in Outlook 2019, 2016, & 2013?

Ritu Roy | File Repair How to's Software | 3 minutes read | Last updated on February 8th, 2023,

Keeping your system up to date beneficial, but, sometimes it messes up the normal functionality of some other application like Outlook. Outlook error 0x800CCC13 is one enigma caused by Windows update, hidden bugs in the update are the cause behind the occurrence of this error. Until the next update, release to eradicate the bugs, use the manual techniques or Outlook Converter Tool to fix all the Outlook errors.

Brief – Outlook Error 0x800CC13

Since the last update of Windows 10, several Outlook users started facing error “0x800CCC13 cannot connect to the network”. This results in Outlook fails to send/ receive emails. Forums like TechNet, super user, etc. are filled with the queries by users looking for a solution to fix Outlook Error 0x800CCC13 in Outlook.

If you are facing a similar situation and don’t want to rollback your updates to make Outlook in working state again give a read to this blog. Following below explanations you will be able to keep system updates and fix Outlook utility.

Reasons for Outlook Error 0x800CC13

The first stage of looking the solution is to know what the reasons are affected the error as it will help you to find the right solution. Imperfect system updates are known for affecting PST files functionality. Outlook error 0x800CCC13 is the results of defective update corrupting PST file. Some other common reason:

PST file damaged – The highest reason for Outlook error 0x800CCC13 is damaged and corrupted PST file caused by the faulty update. When the PST file is corrupted Outlook does not able to send/ receive emails.

Viruses Problem – Viruses can certainly affect the reliability of the PST file in your Outlook. If you are not using a good anti-virus to protect your system, then any virus damage your files or applications.

Wrong close of the Application –Exiting Outlook improperly can seriously damage or corrupt your PST file. If there is an unexpected power cut, then there are better chances that your file will get damage the next time you log in.

Hard drive Breakdown– It is not familiar but necessary to keep this in mind that physical damage can also damage your PST file. If you are having doubts about the structural integrity of HHD than take it to the service centre.

How to Fix/Recover Outlook Error 0x800CC13 in Outlook?

There are multiple solutions to fix this error, you can try any one of them.

Repair Corrupted or Damaged Outlook PST Files

As we describe above that the most component affects your PST files in Outlook, resulting in files corruption or damage. But, before trying other approaches repairing the PST file should be your priority. Following are the steps you should follow to fix the damaged files for free:

Repair Damaged PST file using Scanpst.exe

  1. Once the Scanpst.exe is located. Run it.
  2. Now, browser choose the corrupted file that you want to recover.
  3. Start’ to scan once the PST file is selected.
  4. After the scanning process completes, it will display the error of the file. Click on ‘Repair’ to fix the corrupted PST file.

Repair Corrupted or Damaged PST file using Command lines:

  1. Exit the Outlook application.
  2. Exposed the command prompt (Admin), (Right clicking + windows icon) to open the list and finding it.
  3. Enter the command: sfc /scannow in the command prompt and Click Ok.
  4. Wait until the procedure completes.
  5. Restart your PC.

Repair Corrupted PST file using the Third-party Tool

When the Scanpst.exe couldn’t fix your PST files, then you should opt a third-party tool Outlook Converter tool. This Tool is the best tool I would like to suggest to fix all your PST related errors. It is organised with a highly integrated algorithm to repair any PST file facing any corruption or error. The recovered files can also be saved in different formats like PDF, MSG, MBOX, NSF, and EML etc.