Category: POP3

Outlook Express Error : 0x800CCC0D CANT FIND HOST – Cannot locate server

This error can appear if you have ‘notify me if there are any new newsgroups’ selected but don’t have a news account set up. Go to TOOLS > OPTIONS > GENERAL TAB and untick this option. If Norton Antivirus is…

Outlook Express Error : 0x800CCC1A SECURE CONNECT FAILED – Unable to connect using SSL

Your ISP may not require an SSL connection. Turn off SSL in the e-mail account properties and try again

Outlook Express Error : 0x800CCC11 INVALID ADDRESS LIST – Mailing list not known on the server

Check the spellings of the address list and try it again. Check with the administrator (if any) to see if you have the correct access to the list from the terminal you are using.

Outlook Express Error : 0x800CCC12 SOCKET READ ERROR – Unable to send Winsock request

Remove the TCP/IP protocol and reinstall it. In windows, go into Network from the Control Panel. NOTE: You may need your Windows CD for this task!


This is a possible corruption of the pop3uidl file. Close the Internet connection and all programs. Search for the file ‘pop3uidl and delete it. Reconnect and it should work Repeat step 1 with a reboot before you check your mail…