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No transport provider available Error in Outlook

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If you are an Outlook user, you must have been aware of the problems which plague you off and on. A prominent issue which can give major headache to you is occurrence of various error messages while performing regular tasks. At times, you might encounter an error message while trying to send an e-mail to one of the recipients in the distributions list. The error message appears irrespective of the Outlook configuration in use including IMO, Corporate or Work group or No E-mail. The reason behind such abrupt behavior and unexpected error message is a corrupt PST file. If a PST file becomes damaged in any of the afore-mentioned configurations, it becomes important for you to think about highly effective pst repair steps.


Think of a scenario, wherein, you have installed Outlook 2000 on your computer. When you make an attempt to send an e-mail to a particular recipient or recipients, you might receive the following error in the body of the message:


"No transport provider was available for delivery to this recipient."


As a result of the above error, usually known as an NDR (Non-Delivery Report), the message bounces back and it cannot be sent across on repeated attempts.




The above error message can appear in the following conditions:


  • Presence of a damaged contact

  • Presence of an apostrophe in your computer's name

  • If the mail transport is improperly configured in the mail profile

  • Or if the PST file is damaged




You must follow the below-mentioned methods which also include instant way to perform instant Outlook PST Repair:


  • Delete and re-create the damaged contact by observing these steps

  1. Go to the Contact Folder, click and select the damaged contact

  2. Go to Edit, click Delete

  3. Go to Actions, click New Contact

  4. Type in the information and click Save and Close

  • Go to Control Panel, on the Identification tab, type a new name for your computer sans an apostrophe

  • For correcting the configuration settings, observe the following steps:

  1. Go to Start>Settings, click Control Panel

  2. Double-click Mail

  3. Click Show Profiles, select the profile and click Properties

  4. Select the mail transport and click Properties

  5. Compare all the properties and check them as per the information provided by your Internet Service Provider or System Administrator

  • In case of a corrupt PST file, you must use a third-party Repair PST software. Such tools are safe and can be used blindly to repair damaged PST files of Outlook.


For best repair results, it is recommended you try using Stellar Phoenix Outlook PST Repair application. The Outlook Recovery software repairs corrupt or damaged PST files created with MS Outlook 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002 and 2000 versions. The application can be equally trusted to recover permanently deleted mails.


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