This document explains how to fix Microsoft Outlook error code 0x800488ab if it is not working properly or throwing an error while installing, updating, launching/opening, performing action like sending or receiving emails, configuring emails etc.
This solutions applies for following version of Microsoft Outlook:
Microsoft Office (2013/365/2016)
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Error 0x800488ab Outlook Overview
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Also Known as
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0x800488ab Error Code Log
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Microsoft Outlook <version> 6.41
Faulting Application Name: Microsoft Outlook <Application name>, version: 8.4.1782.83673, time stamp: 0×72731553
Faulting module name: Outlook error.dll, version: 3.0.1741.78843
Step 1: Disable any installed Antivirus/Malware/Adware Program Temporarily:
Some times Antivirus/Malware/Adware programs mark Microsoft office installer files as Spam and block it from installing. Please refer your vendors website for disabling it temporarily. Once installation is done you can activate it again.
Step 2:Check for system corruption
1. Press Win Key + R and Type “CMD” (without quotes)
2. Press OK.
3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and hold Ctrl+C and press Ctrl+V in command prompt)
The system will take some time to check. Let it run for a while. If it finds any issues in “system” integrity it will automatically fix it.
Note: You will need Administrator Access to Run the above command. Simply Right Click on CMD button and select “Run as Administrator”
In most cases Outlook error 0x800488ab should be resolved by following above steps. If however the issue still persists it means there is some critical issue with your system which needs to be fixed manually and is recommended to be done by an experienced Computer Technician.
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