This document explains how to fix Microsoft Outlook error 80048888 if it is not working properly or throwing an error while installing, updating, launching/opening, performing action like sending or receiving emails, configuring emails etc.
This solutions applies for following version of Microsoft Outlook:
Microsoft Office (2013/365/2016)
80048888 Error Code Log
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue
Microsoft Outlook <version> 8.66
Also known as:
Outlook fehler code, foutcode, fejlkode, code d’erreur, codice di errore, feil kode, cod de eroare, código de error
Faulting Application Name: Microsoft Outlook <Application name>, version: 3.1.3517.79386, time stamp: 0×66113368
Faulting module name: Outlook update.dll, version: 6.2.7141.91085
Step 1: Check Windows Firewall Settings :
1. Press Win Key + R and Enter “Firewall.cpl” (without quotes)
2. Click OK.
3. Click on “Turn Windows Firewall On or Off”
4. In Private network Setting, select “Turn off Windows firewall (not recommended)”
5. Do the same for Public Network Setting.
6. Press OK. Note: After the issue is resolved you must turn the Windows Firewall on.
Step 2:Start Outlook in Safe Mode: 1. Press Windows Key + R and Enter “Outlook /safe” (without quotes)
2. Press OK.
In most cases Outlook error code 80048888 should be resolved by following above steps. If however the issue still persists it means there is some critical issue with your system which needs to be fixed manually and is recommended to be done by an experienced Computer Technician.
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