Fix Sending Reported Error 0x80042109!
Getting error code 0x80042109 when try to send email in Outlook?
How to fix SMTP 0x80042109 error outlook?
Microsoft Outlook user generally gets 0x80042109 error when Outlook application is not being able to connect to the server. Sometimes Outlook user try to send email using SMTP, not able to send email and receive error message –
Task 'mail.xxxxxx.xxx - Sending' reported error (0x80042109) : 'Outlook is unable to connect to your outgoing (SMTP) e-mail server. If you continue to receive this message, contact your server administrator or Internet service provider (ISP).'
Following after error message, users are not able to send email messages.
Users try to use several solutions to fix this sending reported error 0x80042109. They try to change the setting of antivirus program. Turned off Windows XP firewall, check SMTP connection in the “Advanced part of Windows firewall” and try to send email by changing port number but most of it won't help and users generally not come up with the real solution.
One of the most appropriate reasons for this reported error 0x80042109 is, you have corrupted Outlook application or any corrupted PST file on your hard drive. PST file is the storage file in outlook application which store email messages, notes, calendar, tasks etc. due to rapid and frequent use there are high chances of corruption in PST file whenever your PST file get corrupted you start facing some kind of issue while sending or receiving emails, accessing .pst file.
Corruption would be one of the reasons for this issue and SMTP error 0x80042109. Due to corruption in application you are not able to send or receive emails and while try to send email get error message. Due to the corruption in future you will encounter with the problem of inaccessibility of .pst file and later on ends with the loss of data stored in it like emails, tasks etc. All stored data are important for you so to save out you from this situation and to fix error code 0x80042109, first you need to fix corruption in outlook application or PST file.
To fix it you need to repair corrupted PST file and for that there are lots of third party software is available which can easily and efficiently repair corrupted PST file. After repairing you will overcome from the situation of corruption and can comfortably send or receive email. This is the professional software which repair corrupted PST file maintaining data integrity, means doesnot affect any other data stored in it.