Microsoft Outlook Reports Error: "0x80042108 Outlook is unable to connect to your incoming POP3 e-mail server"

This behavior may occur if any of the following conditions are true:

• There are corrupted files on your hard disk.
• You are running Norton Personal Firewall 2002.
• You are running Norton Internet Security software.
• You have installed an update to Microsoft Office.
• The Norton anti-spam add-in is enabled in Outlook.

Note Norton Personal Firewall 2002, Norton Internet Security software, and the Norton Anti-Spam add-in are supported by Symantec Inc. (

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