How to fix Outlook.pst cannot be accessed error 0x80040116

Microsoft Outlook is an awesome application that helps you to communicate with your friends and colleague within a business environment. You can send or receive mails and messages offline. But sometimes when you try to access the Outlook profile to send message then you get Outlook.pst cannot be accessed error 0x80040116. Due to the corruption in the Outlook profile this message comes to you primarily. But there are many solutions of this error issue. You can use some manual methods or you can also use Outlook PST Repair Tool to fix this issue automatically.

Compatible with Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and supports Windows 8, 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Vista (32-bit/64-bit ), 2003, XP, 2000, NT4 (SP6).

What are the causes –

The main cause of the prompting of Outlook.pst cannot be accessed error 0x80040116 is the bugs associated with the Outlook profile. Beside this reason the error issue also caused due to the corrupt PST files, virus infection, corruption in the windows registry, the change in the location of the PST files, etc.

How to fix Outlook.pst cannot be accessed error 0x80040116

Follow the below mentioned manual process to get rid of this error:

  1. Go to the start button and type SCANPST.EXE in the search box and hit enter.
  2. Select the scanpst.exe and right click to open it.
  3. There will be launched inbox repair tool.
  4. Click on the brows button to choose the damaged PST files that has to be repaired.
  5. Click on the start button. It will start the repairing process.

At the end of the process you will get that the Outlook.pst cannot be accessed error 0x80040116 is removed from your computer and you are not getting any trouble using the Outlook now. But sometimes the inbox repair tool doesn’t work to repair the damage. So in this situation you need to use Outlook PST Repair Tool to fix the error issue automatically.

Compatible with Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and supports Windows 8, 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Vista (32-bit/64-bit ), 2003, XP, 2000, NT4 (SP6).

Outlook PST Repair Tool is the best tool that can repair the entire corrupt PST files and remove the bugs associated with the Outlook profile. You can also optimize the performance of the Outlook application and sending and receiving of the mails becomes fast.


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