This document explains how to fix Microsoft Outlook The Operation Cannot Be Performed Because The Message Has Been Changed error 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:

  • Outlook 2016
  • Outlook 365
  • Outlook 2013
  • Outlook 2010
  • Outlook 2007
  • Microsoft Office (2013/365/2016)

 

Error Code Log
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   50 mins
Difficulty Hard
Log Name: Microsoft Outlook <version> 4.58
Source: Mail size Conflict
Event ID: 8879
Operating System
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 10
Also known as: Outlook fehler code, foutcode, fejlkode, code d'erreur, codice di errore, feil kode, cod de eroare, código de error
User: <Outlook username>
Description:
  • Faulting Application Name: Microsoft Outlook <Application name>, version: 3.5.8175.84110, time stamp: 0×97758376
  • Faulting module name: Outlook  log.dll, version: 8.8.8594.40913
  • Exception code: 0xa07e167b
  • Fault offset: 0xc01c415f
  • Faulting process ID: 0×300
  • Faulting application start time: 0x14edec7f92896863
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Outlook\<appname>
  • Report ID: e9d56f24-2729-96b2-1264-5611cdf1d187

Cause of The Operation Cannot Be Performed Because The Message Has Been ChangedError Code

  • Slow ISP Connection
  • Microsoft Outlook internal Application Conflict

Steps to resolve Outlook Error Code

Step 1: Check Windows Firewall :

1. In Start Search box type Windows Firewall
Open Windows Firewall2. Click on Windows Firewall.
3. Click on "Turn Windows Firewall On or Off"
Turn Windows Firewall on or off4. In Private network Setting, select "Turn off Windows firewall (not recommended)"
5. Do the same for Public Network Setting.
Disable Windows Firewall6. Press OK.
Note: After the issue is resolved you must turn the Windows Firewall on.

Step 2: 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.

In most cases Outlook error 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.

You can chat one-on-one with one of our Outlook Support Representative 24/7 by clicking on the Chat button.

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Last Updated: 15/01/2016
Solution ID: 649957

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