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How To Fix Fix [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] Error Code?

There are around 400million Microsoft Outlook users in the world, as per wikipedia.  And most of them are desktop users who uses Outlook via Outlook app of Microsoft Office package. But every time the applications doesn’t run smoothly, sometimes they throw various errors. [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] is one of the most common error that Microsoft Outlook users have reported. The error is so common that one in five person using Outlook receive this error one in their lifetime.

Like the error the solution for [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] is so common that even non technical person can fix this error easily. We will share the different methods or solutions for solving [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] error in your outlook. Before starting the solutions we will give few background of what the error is and what causes the error

What is [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] and How they occur?

Unlink the [pii_email_c742a940ba384394925d] error where the particular reason for this was unknown, we know the particular reason for [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] error.

Like  [pii_email_be5f33dbc1906d2b5336] which was caused by using the incompatible version of  Outlook pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426 error is caused due to the error during the installation process. Though it is the main reason for this error, its not always the case sometimes due to misconfiguration of SMTP can also lead to this [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] error like [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6]. Below we have mentioned other reasons for pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426 error.

  1. Outlook Application is Broken
  2. The Outlook application you are running is not compatible with the windows version
  3. You have used Pirated Microsoft Outlook
  4. Duplicate or Multiple account is used
  5. The user profile is corrupted
  6. The Firewall rules are blocking the application

How to solve [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] error?

Now that you know the cause for your [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] problem lets discuss about the solution for this. We will mention the 6 easy and proven steps to solve the error. Just follow each steps one by one to make sure your error is solved.

Solution 1: Check For Outlook Version

As mentioned earlier [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] is caused by the error during the installation that means the installation process may have skipped some of the steps during installation because your desktop version is incompatible with the Outlook version you are installing. So first make sure you are using the compatible version of Outlook. To check the outlook version follow the steps mentioned below.

  1. Open Microsoft Outlook in your desktop.
  2. On the Help menu, select About Microsoft Office Outlook.

On the About section you will see the version of your outlook.


Outlook Version

After checking the version of the Outlook from Outlook application in your desktop go to this link, and check whether you are running the compatible version of Outlook in your desktop or not . If it is not compatible then uninstall the Outlook and install the compatible version of Outlook.  This should fix your problem of [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426].


If even you are running the compatible version of Outlook we suggest uninstalling and reinstalling the application by downloading it again from Microsoft official website because the version of Outlook you have installed can also be the pirated copy or downloaded from 3-rd part website. If that’s the case then its obvious to receive [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] error.

Solution 2: Delete LocalAppData and AppData

If you have never cleared temp files like LocalAppData and AppData of  Outlook then its most probable those the unwanted temp files from you RAM which caused [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] . As you know duplicate account is most common reason for pii_email problem not to mention [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426]  as well , and the unwanted temp files also acts as the duplicate accounts so its better to remove all of the unwanted temp files from your PC. Just follow the steps mentioned below and you will remove all of the unwanted files from your desktop.

  1. Type Control + R in keyboard to open run dialogue.
  2. Then type “%appdata%

We suggest you to delete all the files present in the AppData, if you are not sure what you are doing and doesn’t want to take risk then search for folder called Outlook and delete the folder only. After deleting the files from AppData you have to delete files from LocalAppData as well for this the steps are similar.

Just follow them:

  1. Type Control + R in keyboard to open run dialogue.
  2. Then type “%Localappdata%
  3. Once you have opened the LocalAppData. Again delete all the files contained in the folder.

Once you have cleared all the Cache and Cookies go back to Microsoft and check whether you are still viewing [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] or not.

Solution 3: Check for Antivirus Firewall rules

If the version of Microsoft Outlook that you are running is not from official source, then you will receive the [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] error code as we discussed in solution 1. But thats not the only reason you are getting [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] error. Even if the pirated Outlook application runs fine without any issue the antivirus or window defender you are running may cause the problem. Sometimes antivirus and firewall rules set by windows defender can detect the pirated software and block or stops the way the Microsoft Outlook is supposed to work and cause [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] error.

If this is the case then the only solution is to either uninstall the application and reinstall it else disable the antivirus. To disable the antivirus you can check the official website of your antivirus on how to disable it and if you are not using any antivirus then still there is default antivirus in Windows called Windows Defender. To disable the windows defender follow the steps below:

  1. Select Start  > Settings  > Update & Security  > Windows Security > Virus & threat protection Manage settings (or Virus & threat protection settings in previous versions of Windows 10).
  2. Switch Real-time protection to Off.

After disabling windows defender or antivirus check whether [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] is solved or not. If it is not solved yet then move on to next solution.

Solution 4: Use SCANPST.exe

We have discussed about SCANPST in out previous application. It is the application made by Microsoft to fix different types of Outlook error as many users reported Microsoft team with the problems. You can use this tool to solve the [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] error in your Outlook.

If you are wondering how to use SCANPST.exe to solve the [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] error then follow the steps below:

  1. Open My computer in your desktop.
  2. Navigate to Program Files > Microsoft Office > Office{your version} (you will see like Office14, Office 18 and so on.)
  3. In the Folder search for SCANPST.exe , and run it as administrator.
  4. Once you have opened the application . Click on Browse and select PST file that is corrupted.
  5. Once you have selected the corrupted PST file hit on “Start”
  6. If you want to keep backup of the PST file then click on “Make backup of scanned file before repairing” and select the location where you want to save the backup file.



Once you have repaired the damaged PST files, check whether you still have [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] error or not. If the error is no longer there then, enjoy using the Microsoft Outlook without any issue. And you have known that you received pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426 because of the corrupted file of the PST.


Solution 5: Check For Duplicate Account

Like [pii_email_37f47c404649338129d6]  if you have multiple account or duplicate account then its highly likely that you will see [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] error. Because having duplicate account is main problem for all of the pii_email problems. To check whether you have duplicate account or not and if you have how to remove the account follow the steps below:

  1. Open the Control panel in your desktop and change the view by to “large category
  2. Then Click on Mail
    Mail Control Panel
  3. Once you clock on mail you will see a popup screen, in that screen click on “E-Mail accounts
  4. Then you will see all the email accounts configured in your Microsoft outlook.
    Check whether there is any duplicate account or not. If there is delete the duplicate account.

    Email Account

Now that you have deleted the duplicate accounts(suggested to delete all accounts and added new account again). Now go back and check whether this [pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426] error is solved or not. If the problem is still not solved continue to next solution.

Final Words

That’s all the possible reason to solve the pii_email_b47d29538f12c20da426 error in Microsoft Office. If you are still facing the error code then you can try the solutions mentioned in  [pii_email_c742a940ba384394925d] as well because most of the solution to solve all the pii_email problems are similar.

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