Know how to fix Outlook 2003 error 0x800ccc92 POP3 Invalid Password !

Microsoft Outlook 2003 is a powerful and popular application which provides wide storage to your valuable data like emails, notes, contacts, calender entries, appointment setting etc in a single PST file. Other than that it also allows you to perform activities like sending or receiving emails through Outlook. Though this application works smoothly but at times it generates certain error messages which interrupts the email sending and receiving task. Outlook 2003 error 0x800ccc92 is one such common error which is experienced by many Outlook users.

Consider a practical situation where you try to send or receive messages using Outlook POP3 mail server account. All of a sudden you encounter any one of the following error messages:

  1. There was a problem logging onto your mail server. Your Password was rejected. Account: ‘’, Server: '[email protected]', Protocol: POP3, Server Response: '-ERR Invalid Password', Port: 110, Secure (SSL): No, Server Error: 0x800CCC90, Error Number: 0x800CCC92.
  2. Task ‘ Sending and Receiving’ reported error (0x800CCC92): ‘Your e-mail server rejected your login. Verify your user name and password in your account properties. Under Tools, click E-mail accounts.

The above mentioned error messages interrupts your email sending or receiving process. The situation become more critical as you can no further send or receive mails from your Outlook account.

Causes responsible for Outlook 2003 error 0x800ccc92:

  1. Outlook profile getting corrupted
  2. Temporarily unavailability of network or disconnected Internet
  3. Damage to email object on POP3 server
  4. Improper installation of Outlook application

Such factors are responsible for causing the error problem in your PC. Hence it becomes essential for you to resolve the error issue as soon as possible from your computer in order to get access to your Outlook account back.

Steps to fix Outlook 2003 error 0x800ccc92:

  1. Make sure that your SMTP or POP3 server username or password are correct
  2. If still the error message appears then may be the password has got corrupted. In that case change the control panel of your Outlook account
  3. Ensure that the domain name and account are active

If the error problem is caused to invalid password then retype the correct password. If you have lost or forgotten POP3 server password then recover the lost password using third party PST Password Recovery software. The software efficiently recovers the lost password hence resolving Outlook 2003 error 0x800ccc92 from your PC.