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How to Resolve MS Outlook Timeout Error

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Microsoft Outlook is a mailing utility, used widely around the world. Due to its synchronizing capability, it is one of the best interfaces used for e-mailing purposes, although, it requires a convinced level of fondness. Those using MS Outlook, synchronized with Google Chrome, have been reporting issues regarding timeout errors. Specified error codes in this context are, 0x80072ee2, 0x80072ee7, 0x80072efd, 0x80072efe, 0x80072ee0, 0x80072f94, and 502 Bad Gateway.

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Symptoms

You may have experienced a delay in sending an email, via Outlook, synchronized with Google Chrome. After a few moments of the delayed processing, message sending fails, saving it in Outbox. This failure occurred, may, or may not show any of the above error codes.

Causes

This kind of error usually transpires to the system operating at a slow internet connection. When you intend to send emails with attachments, summing up to multiple megabytes through a slow internet connection, it takes an adequate amount of time to reach the time out limit. As a result, the message sending fails, leaving the unsent message into the Outbox.

Solution

There is a predetermined timeout limit, stored in the Google Chrome settings. Customarily, this timeout is scheduled to befall at the 90th second of processing. Fortunately, you can edit and extend this time limit through Windows Registry database. Consequently, the processing time will be prolonged, providing a room enough for the email to be sent. In the approaching section, you will find a detailed procedure to resolve this issue through Windows Registry Editor.

Note: As Windows Registry is complex to modify, a single mistake can cause serious and irreversible consequences. Therefore, you are advised to either engage an expert, or read the instructions with extreme care.

  • Press Windows key on your keyboard, to view the Start menu
  • In the Search box, type ‘regedit’ and hit Enter, to open Registry Editor
  • In Registry Editor, navigate to the Other key in the left panel, via the following route

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Google Apps Sync\Other

  • In the right panel, right click to create a New DWORD 32-bit Value
  • Name this value as ResolveTimeoutSeconds
  • Double click the newly created value to Modify
  • In the field under Value Data, put ‘00000030’, and press OK to save
  • In the same area, create another DWORD 32-bit Value
  • Name this value as ConnectTimeoutSeconds
  • Double click the newly created value to Modify
  • In the field under Value Data, put ‘00000030’, and press OK to save
  • In the same area, create another DWORD 32-bit Value
  • Name this value as SendTimeoutSeconds
  • Double click the newly created value to Modify
  • In the field under Value Data, put ‘00000600’, and press OK to save
  • In the same area, create another DWORD 32-bit Value
  • Name this value as ReceiveTimeoutSeconds
  • Double click the newly created value to Modify
  • In the field under Value Data, put ‘00000600’, and press OK to save

You just have made changes in your Windows Registry database, manually. In order to make sure, your registry is free of errors, run a registry scan over it with use of reliable free registry cleaner and fix the errors discovered, if any.

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