E-Mail Client Info
POTS & VoIP
Exploits & Security
Free Online Computer Help Community
Question: What is Outlook/WM E-mail client error (0x800C0133) mean? How can I fix outlook to work properly again?
Are you getting an error in Microsoft Outlook Expressing that says this?:
"An unknown error has occurred. Account: 'name', Server: 'mail.yourdomain.com', Protocol: POP3, Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Error Number: 0x800C0133"
After some talking back and forth, I asked the client if I could look at her computer through a remote session. After I logged in, I played with all the settings and had trouble myself. While I was doing this, I noticed something. She had a ALOT of email, and I mean TONS! Ignoring the obvious when I was troubleshooting this at first. I finally decided to investigate the exact error code provided in the error which was [0x800C013x]. After looking it up on Microsoft's website, it appears this error is populated when the email limit has hit inside Outlook.
Before making any changes in your Email Client we strongly urge you to back up all email in Outlook, to prevent any kind of email or data loss. We cannot be held responsible for any kinds of losses that may incur. Following compacting messages, or following these steps.
1.) Too many emails in a specific folder. Most likely this is your biggest folder inside Outlook it's self. This is estimated to be around 2500 or so emails, depending on file attachment sizes.
You might be thinking, I don't have time to transfer each email 1 by 1 to another folder. Well, you don't have too. If you don't know how to transfer multiple files to another folder inside your version of Outlook, then feel free to follow these simple directions:
1. Create the new folder inside Outlook if you haven't already. You can name this folder whatever you want. In this example we will assume you want to move the top 50 emails from one folder, and move them to your new one.
2. Single left click the first email in the folder that your trying to size down.
These instructions can be applied to hundreds or thousands. I only used the number 50 in this example.
Solution C: Compact all of your emails. To do this, click on your [Tools] tab at the top of Outlook, and then click on [Options]. Now once the menu loads click on [Maintenance] and finally, click on [Compact Messages].
2.) Your Inbox is corrupted probably because you have too many emails, or a email that formatted improperly.
Your Outlook error 0x800C013x should now be resolved. If you get a new error, type the code into the search feature on our website and see if you get any results. If not, post what error your getting below in the comments, or submit a thread in the forms for further help.
Here are some links where you can learn how to Backup and Restore your emails:
Backup and Restore:
If your still having trouble, we have a live community that would be glad to help you. You can post more information by using the comments section below as a Guest. However, we recommend registering a free account with our site and posting your inquiry in the Forums/BBS board which is located here: http://www.computerquestionhelp.com/forum
If anyone has additional information or suggestions, please let us know so we can confirm and add these to the blog.
Feedback is important! If this site helped you, let us know by posting a comment. You don't have to register to post a comment below.