Error 800ccc0131 MSIMN Errors

When you start up Outlook Express or try to send an email message, you may get one of the following error messages:

  • MSIMN caused an invalid page fault in module Msoe.dll
  • MSIMN caused an invalid page fault in module "unknown"
  • MSIMN caused an invalid page fault in module Directdb.dll
  • Msimn caused an exception C0000006h in module Directdb.dll
  • Outlook Express: The message could not be sent. There is not enough disk space.
  • Unknown error has occurred. Protocol: SMTP Port: 0 Secure: No [SSL] Error: 0x800c0131

Solution

The usual cause of this error is a missing or damaged folders.dbx file (or it may be using a read-only attribute). To fix this bug:

  • Click Start
  • Then Find
  • Then click Files or Folders
  • In the Named box, type folders.dbx
  • In the Look In box, click your main hard disk (this is usually drive C), and then click Find Now
  • Right-click the Folders.dbx file, then click Rename
  • Type folders.old, and click OK
  • Start Outlook Express again. This will create a new Folders.dbx file automatically.
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