You might be blocked for sending emails in Outlook Express and may get server error 554. This Outlook Error 554 occurs when you try to send large numbers of emails to the same recipient or different users. Here, in this article, I will guide you to resolve Outlook Server Error 554.
You might get the following error message on your screen:
Subject ‘Re: hello’
Server Error: 554
Server Response: 554 Transaction failed: Cannot send message due to possible abuse; please visithttp://postmaster.yahoo.com/abuse_smtp.html for more information
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x800CCC6F
If you read carefully the error message, then you will notice that ISP never allows sending spam emails. If you try to do that, then your ISP may block you for a limited time.
Possible Cause & Fix of Error 554
1. Limited Server Resources: Every server limits its resources. It may limit a maximum number of the recipient you can send emails at one time. If you will cross the maximum number of limit your server may flag your IP as spam.
Solution 1: Try sending emails to a small group or contact. Never select all contact in one time.
Solution 2: Change SMTP Port to 587 and make sure: My Server Requires Authentication is checked.
2. Corrupt Office Installation: Your Office Installation might be corrupted or damaged. In this situation, repairing MS Office might be an easy fix.
3. Missing System Components: Missing System Files like dll file, exe file, sys file, inf file, ocx files etc might be deleted, damaged or corrupted. In this situation, you need Advanced System Repair Tool to fix this problem. This tool easily scans the whole PC and repair all error just in one click.
Download and Install Advanced System Repair Tool and scan your PC. It has the large database with 25 million of files. It will find all the damaged or deleted system files and reinstall them with the fresh one. After, optimizing with Advanced System Repair Tool, try to launch the program.
4. Virus Damages: If your PC has recently affected with virus/malware and you have cleaned using trusted antivirus then still damages may be there. This damage may cause so much problem including Outlook Error 554 or 0x800CCC6F. A good PC Tuner like Advanced System Repair Tool may help you a lot in this situation.
There might be dozens of reasons behind Outlook Error 554 (0x800CCC6F) but you can fix it using above mentioned method.