Thursday, November 30

Outlook error [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6] [ Fixed ] | 6 Different Ways

Sometimes when you have Outlook error [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6] , it can be very irritating. But with the help of this article, you’ll no longer be faced with this difficulty. You need not to worry at all!

You will find 6 different ways that provide correct information about Outlook error [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6] . These methods let you easily understand how to fix Outlook error [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6] .

Method 1: Fixing Outlook Error [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6] In Just 4 Minutes

In the first method, I will share with you the quickest way to fix Outlook error [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6] . The key is just 4 steps. If you follow these steps correctly, you will fix Outlook error [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6] in 4 minutes or even less.

Step 1. Download Microsoft Windows Installer Clean-Up Utility

Microsoft has released a great utility called Microsoft Windows Installer Clean-Up Utility – 32 bit version (for 32 bit products) or another for 64 bits (for x64 products). This tool also works for many errors that are related to installers. You can download it at this address:

Step 2. Install the downloaded utility

After downloading, open the folder where you saved it, right click on it and select ” Run As Administrator “. If you are prompted to install the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile, accept this choice. Accept by clicking on Yes or install it first if you do not have it yet (it is an external library required by Windows Installer Clean-Up Utility).

Step 3. Click Remove All For The Product Associated To The Error Message You Are Seeing

Once the tool is launched, click “Next” in the welcome window that just opened then tick boxes for all versions of Office products installed currently on your computer (if there are more than one).

Step 4. Click on the Next button to do the cleaning

Wait for a few seconds while the tool is scanning your computer, then click on “Next” in order to remove all files related to Office products you have selected previously. The process usually takes less than one minute, but it may take longer depending on the number of errors found. This utility removes cached data left by Office installers as well as log and temporary files created during installation. Once this step is completed, you will see a message that tells you that ‘ One or more customizations are not valid ‘. You can now close the window that opened after clicking Finish  and proceed with Method 2.

Method 2: Removing Outlook Error [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6] By Yourself

If the first method above did not work, then you can try to remove Outlook error [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6] yourself.

This method also works for many other problems on your computer. To fix Outlook error [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6] , follow these steps:

Step 1. Uninstall Office applications currently installed on your computer

Step 2. Delete some folders and registry keys related to Outlook error [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6]

For this step, please refer to the list of files/folders below and delete them all :

  • 1. Click on Start  and go to Run (if you are using Windows XP, click Start then goto Accessories , then System Tools and select Run ).
  • 2. Regedit in the Run window that opened
  • In the registry editor, click File  in the upper left and select Export .
  • Export all of your Windows Registry settings into a file named SavedRegistrySettings.reg and save it on your desktop.
  • 3. Regedit with SavedRegistrySettings.reg file edited

Click Registry  on the top left and select Load Hive . Select the HKEY_CURRENT_USER hive from the pull-down menu, browse to the Desktop directory and enter “.nst” as the key name (you can name it anything you want), then click OK . Browse for this file: %AppData%\Microsoft\Templates\1033\outlookar~1.0_ded-628f3a1004e66748b7b080ebf22fd2dd32929818.dll  (please note that you need to copy and paste the file path, otherwise it will not work) then select Open .

  • 4. Save Hive On The Desktop directory

Please note that if you want to remove Outlook error [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6] later on , you can find this file on your desktop (the name of this file is SavedRegistrySettings.reg ). Just delete all files with .nst extension using Delete button in the registry editor, click yes when asked if you are sure to do so, empty recycle bin afterwards and double-click the .reg file to merge the registry entries.

Method 3: Check SMTP Setup

Outlook error [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6] is commonly caused by not correctly set up SMTP.  To fix it, follow these steps:

Step 1. Open Outlook

Step 2. Click File > Account Settings > Email Accounts  (for some Outlook 2007 version or lower, click Tools  then Account Settings)

Step 3. Select an email account under the section named E-mail accounts , then click Change  (or double-click on your email address).

Step 4. Change to Manual setup or additional server types , then click Next

Step 5. Make sure that the Outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication box is checked. 

Step 6. In the Incoming mail (POP3) section, select This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) . If SSL is not enabled for incoming POP3 connections on your email host, you will see a yellow shield icon next to it instead of checkbox.

Step 7. Insert 465 in Port and select Use the following type of encrypted connection  from drop-down menu, then click More Settings button:

Note: If some versions of Outlook doesn’t show up more settings button, you need to insert your email address in the user name field and leave password blank.

Step 8. Select Use same settings as my incoming mail server and click OK  to confirm your changes, then click Next . It should be working now, close all opened windows and restart Outlook for this change to take effect.

Method 4:  Use SCANPST.exe

to Repair Corrupt PST Address B  in your Personal Folders File

You can use SCANPST to resolve Outlook errors [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6] by repairing a corrupt PST address book file. You need remove all offline address books first, then follow the steps below:

Step 1. Download and install SFC tool for Windows 7/Vista or XP :  (please note that Microsoft is currently replacing this tool with DISM Tool which you can download from here ).

Step 2. Click Start, All Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt, right click on it and select Run as administrator , type sfc /scannow , press Enter key after typing the command (do not include quotation marks), then reboot your computer.

Step 3. Download SCANPST.exe . After downloading this file, you need to rename it to psexec_scanpst_sfx_en-us_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.18005_none_a4c04e92287b5dc2.exe  (no quotations). Make sure that you download the correct version of SCANPST for your Outlook version installed, rename it to psexec_scanpst_sfx_en-us_31bf3856ad364e35_(version number)  (do not include quotation marks), then double-click on the renamed file and extract the files into a folder named psutils .

Step 4. Open a command window by clicking Start, All Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt again, type cd C:\psutils , press Enter key after typing this command (do not include quotation marks), then type psexec -i -d cmd.exe , press Enter key again (do not include quotation marks)

Step 5. A command prompt window should pop up, type cd C:\scanpst , press Enter key after typing the first part of this command (don’t include quotation marks), wait for scanpst to finish running, you should see one of the messages below once it’s finished:

Method 4: Disabling the Windows Defender and Antivirus

You can also fix Outlook error [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6] by disabling it on your computer. You need to follow the steps below:

Step 1. Click Start, click Control Panel > Administrative Tools, double-click Windows Defender or simply type defender in the search box from the Start menu and press Enter key. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

Step 2. In Windows Defender Properties dialog box, click Disable anti-virus button under Virtual scanning . It should be working now, close all opened windows and restart Outlook for this change to take effect.

Method 5: Clear the Cookie and cache

You can try to fix Outlook error [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6] by clearing the Cache and Cookie of your IE as shown below:

Step 1. Open Internet Explorer, click on Tools from upper right-corner menu, select “Internet Options” from drop-down list .

Step 2. Now click on General tab, under Temporary Internet Files section, click on Delete Files (make sure that your computer is connected to the internet) button, make sure that there is at least one file listed in the window; if not, remove all check marks beside Delete Cookies and Data , then click OK . Close all opened windows and restart Outlook for this change to take effect.

Method 6:  Reinstall the application

You can fix Outlook error [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6] by reinstalling your MS Office application. You need to follow the steps below:

Step 1. If any of your MS Office is installed in C:\Program Files, please go to the same drive in Windows Explorer and delete it, then go up one level (so that you are back in C ), find the Program Files folder, right click on it and select properties . Under the General tab, click on the “Security” button in the lower-left corner. Make sure that there is no mark beside “Everyone” then click OK . Now you need to repeat this step for ALL users who have admin rights.

Step 2. Open Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs , double-click on the name of your MS Office application, then click Change/Remove to uninstall it. Please follow the wizard’s instructions to completely remove this program. Make sure that you have closed all opened windows before proceeding, restart your computer if prompted. After this process is complete, reinstall your MS Office application by downloading.


If the issue still persists even after trying out all above steps, please feel free to comment below  and we will try to help you out.

Note: I’m not tech-savvy and that’s why i always like to research before implementing anything, so if you see any steps that does not work then please let us know via comment below. Thanks!

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