Windows Live Mail Error 0x800ccc0f - [SOLVED]

If you receive the Windows live mail error 0x800ccc0f, you may not be able to send email messages. The server might have blocked the connection. Carry out the steps below to fix the issue.

Step 1: Change The Ports

  • Step 1:Try changing the port numbers. Enter 995 (secure) as the port number. 
  • Step 2:Make sure that the SSL checkbox is marked.
  • Step 3:Enter the port number for outgoing mail as 465. Also, enable SSL.
  • Step 4:Verify whether the issue is resolved. If not, go to the next step.

Step 2: Temporarily Disable Any Third-party Antivirus Software

  • Step 1:If you have installed any third-party antivirus software, temporarily disable it.
  • Step 2:Right-click the antivirus icon on the taskbar and select the Disable option from the displayed list.
  • Step 3:Check whether you are able to send an email from the Windows Live Mail account.

Step 3: Scan Your Computer For Malware

  • Step 1:Press the Start menu and go to Settings.
  • Step 2:Select the Update & Security section and click Windows Defender
  • Step 3:Open Windows Defender and select the Full option.
  • Step 4:Select Scan now and wait until the scanning process is complete.

Step 4: Uninstall And Reinstall The Windows Live Mail

  • Step 1:Click the Start menu and open Control Panel.
  • Step 2:Select Programs and go to the Programs and Features section.
  • Step 3:Locate the Windows Live Mail app and click Uninstall.
  • Step 4:Now, reinstall the Windows Live Mail application and verify whether the Windows live mail error 0x800ccc0f is fixed.

Step 5: Troubleshoot The Network Issues

  • Step 1:Select the Start menu and open Control Panel.
  • Step 1:Go to the Network and Internet section and select View network status and tasks.
  • Step 2:Run the network troubleshooter by following the on-screen instructions.

Step 6: Reinstall The Network Driver

  • Step 1:Press the Windows and X buttons together to open the Device Manager window.
  • Step 2:Choose your network adapter and right-click on it. Now, select the Uninstall option.
  • Step 3:Now, reboot your computer, and the driver will be reinstalled automatically.
  • Step 4:The Windows live mail error 0x800ccc0f will now be fixed.