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Outlook error "We Couldn't Create The Outlook Data File" - Fix it Now ?


This article covers different methods to fix the Outlook error 'We Couldn't Create The Outlook Data File'.

Main Causes of 'We couldn't create Outlook Data File' error:

This error is fairly well known among Outlook users, so people have found possible causes that led to this error happening.
1. Gmail account: The error seems to only occur when you’re trying to add a Gmail account to Outlook. The exact cause of this is unknown, however, it might have something to do with Gmail’s security options.
2. Outlook bug: A common cause of this issue is a bug within Outlook itself. The bug prevents you from adding an email account via the Add account option.
3. Simplified Account Creation Wizard: This is a relatively new Outlook feature. Generally, whenever a new feature is added to an application, it's bound to cause errors and bugs.

How to Remove Outlook Write Protection from a Hard Disk ?

One of the easiest ways of removing write protection from a disk is by using the Diskpart utility:
1. Hold the Windows and R keys down on your keyboard at the same time.
2. Type in diskpart and press OK.
3. Type in the following command and press Enter after each one:
i. list disk
ii. select disk (number)
iii. For example, if your Drive 1 is protected, you're going to type in select disk 1.
    attributes disk clear read-only
4. Once the Diskpart utility finished clearing the Read-only protection, you can type in exit and hit Enter to close the command prompt.

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Encrypt email messages in Outlook - Follow this guide now


This article covers the different methods to encrypt email messages in Outlook: using certificates (S/Mime), Office 365 Message Encryption (OME), and using encryption add-ins.


To Encrypt a single message:

1. In message that you are composing, click File > Properties. 

2. Click Security Settings, and then select the Encrypt message contents and attachments check box. 

3. Compose your message, and then click Send.


In Outlook, All attachments are encrypted.

Recipients who access the encrypted email via the Office Message Encryption portal can view attachments in the browser.

Note that if the recipient of the file is using an Outlook.com account, they can open encrypted Office attachments on the Office apps for Windows.


To view an encrypted email in Outlook:

1. Select Read the message.

2. You'll be redirected to a page where you can sign in and receive a single-use code.

3. Check your email for the single-use code. Enter the code in the browser window, then select Continue to read your message.


To encrypt a message in Office 365:

1. Sign in with Global Admin credentials.

2. Click on Admin.

3. Click on Settings.

4. Click on Services & add-ins.

5. Click on Microsoft Azure Information Protection.

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Recover deleted items in Microsoft outlook


This article will guide you on methods to recover deleted #emails in #Outlook. This is possible by retrieving contents from the Recoverable Items folder. 

By default, the deleted #items won't be included while searching in Outlook. Actually Outlook provides you with a feature of automatically searching all folders include emails in the Deleted Items folder in each #data file.

To Recover Permanently Deleted #Hotmail Messages:

1. Go to Outlook.com and log in to your Live, Hotmail, or other Microsoft email account. 2. Select the Deleted Items folder in the left pane. 

3. Select Recover items deleted from this folder at the top of the message list. The Recoverable Items folder will open.

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Backup Outlook PST files


This article will guide you on how to perform #backup outlook PST files containing messages and all other Outlook data that is saved on the system which should be backup regularly.

#pst files created by using #Outlook 2010 are saved on your computer in the #Documents\Outlook Files folder. If you are using #Windows XP, these files are created in the My Documents\Outlook Files folder.

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The file PST is not an outlook data file pst


This article will guide you on the different methods to resolve "The file PST is not an #outlook data file (.pst)" error which indicates some problem with the Import/Export process or the file.

To resolve the issue try repairing the #PST file using the Scanpst.exe tool once again and then try opening the PST file in a new Outlook #Profile  (and not in the same Outlook Profile)

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Quick fix to The Messaging Interface Has Returned An Unknown Error


This article will guide you on the different methods to fix Outlook error "the messaging interface has returned an unknown error".

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Microsoft Outlook conflicting or unsupported encryption capabilities


This article will help to fix "Outlook conflicting or unsupported encryption capabilities" by simply turning off e-mail address matching for certificates and it depends on the version of Outlook you are running.

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Outlook Error 0x8004210b How to fix it


This article will guide you on how to solve "Outlook Error 0x8004210b" which occurs in the process of installation, Windows shutdown, or while installing the Windows operating system.

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A program is trying to send an email message on your behalf Methods to fix


This article will guide you on how to solve "A program is trying to send an email message on your behalf" warning which occurs when an application wants to send an email or access Outlook data in an abrupt way.

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