How to fix 'Password Rejected' error in Microsoft® Outlook Express?
Microsoft Outlook Express is the new e-mail program introduced by the Microsoft series. You can use this program to compose, send, store, receive and mange e-mail messages. The program comes bundled with Windows Internet Explorer for free. The POP3- and IMAP-compatible mail client has also been added with a built-in newsreader. It is possible to get some issues with Microsoft Outlook Express applications while you are attempting to work with it. One among these issues includes the authentication issue. Microsoft Outlook Express needs proper username and password to be entered to get into the application. You cannot access the application until you enter these details correctly. Sometimes, Microsoft Outlook Express reject the password you entered. You may get some error codes like Error 0X800CCC90, Error Number 0X800CCC92.Following are some points to find out the exact cause behind this problem and fix the issue.
Tips to fix password rejected error message issue in Microsoft Outlook Express:
- Reasons for error
- Disable old password
- Clean system registry
Reasons for Error
There may be a number of reasons behind this issue. It may arise as a result of some old password saved in Microsoft Outlook Express which prevents accessing new password. Some improper e-mail account information may result in the password rejected issue in Microsoft Outlook Express. It is also possible that some corruptions were made in the system registry which lead to password rejected issue.
Disable Old Password
You can try disabling the old password from Microsoft Outlook Express to get the password rejected error message issue fixed. To do this, you need to access the passwords Options from Microsoft Outlook Express. You can then select the “Edit Saved Passwords option. You will be then prompted to enter the password. You can then check the checkbox to save new password. Thus, you would be able to enter new password and login to Microsoft Outlook Express easily.
Clean System Registry
It is possible that the some corruptions are made in the system registry and as a result you get password rejected error message in Microsoft Outlook Express. You can try cleaning the system registry to get the issue fixed. You can use some registry cleaner software like CleanMyPC Registry Cleaner for this purpose. You need to install the software in the system from certain websites and then run it in the system. You can then scan the system registry with the software and can see corruptions in system registry fixed. You need to then reboot the system and can successfully login into Microsoft Outlook Express.
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