How To Fix or Connect Error 10060 Outlook 2010

How To Fix It?

The connect error 10060 Outlook 2010 problem code might appear for a variety of reasons.

The connect error 10060 Outlook 2010 problem code might appear for a variety of reasons.

1: Corrupted installation of the Microsoft Outlook software
2: Files linked to Microsoft Outlook software were accidentally deleted
3: Incorrect email configuration
4: Firewall security
5: Out-of-date operating system software
6: A messed-up Windows registry

To resolve the Connect 10060 error code on the Outlook 2010 application, follow the steps below:

Server Configuration:

  • Open the Internet Email Settings dialogue window in Microsoft Outlook 2010.
  • Check the ‘My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication’ option after selecting the Outgoing Server tab.
  • Make that the hostnames of the incoming and outgoing mail servers are right.
  • Send an email if you can. Check to see whether the 10060 problem code has been addressed.
    If not, continue with the steps below.

Disable the firewall:

  • Enter ‘firewall’ in the search box on your Windows device.
  • Choose the Windows Firewall option from the given search result.
  • Enter the administrator password if asked.
  • Go to the Private Network Settings section and choose the radio button next to the ‘Turn off Windows Firewall (not recommended)’ option.
  • Navigate to the Public Network Settings section, click the OK button.
  • Pick the radio button next to the ‘Turn off Windows Firewall’ option.
  • Use any antivirus software to remove any viruses and malware from the Windows device if required.

Cleaning System Garbage:

  • Pressing Win and R keys. You may activate the Run dialogue box.
  • Type ‘Temp’ without the single quotes in the Open area, you will see a list of temporary files on the screen.
  • Select all of the temporary files and press the Delete key.

Installing the Microsoft Outlook 2010 Application Again:

  • If none of the above methods resolved the problem, try deleting and reinstalling the Microsoft Outlook 2010 application on the Windows PC.
  • If you have any questions, please use the Call button below.

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Elena Fiore

Elena Fiore is a Technical Writer in Webmail Tech with over 8 years of experience and specializes in email and cloud computing. His specialty is writing about email clients such as Outlook, Yahoo, Verizon, SBCGlobal, Gmail, Apple Mail, AOL, WildW, Cash App, and others.