OneNote Error codes and their solutions

OneNote Error codes and their solutions

OneNote is a Microsoft program that is used to gather notes, clippings, drawings, audio commentaries, and more. These notes are shareable with other users of OneNote through the internet. OneNote is also available as an app on the App Store of Windows 10, Android, iOS, and Mac. This program has made it convenient for users to store notes or other important things in the system. It helps you to be creative by inserting images in your notes so that it looks attractive.

Even though OneNote is highly appreciated, there are some errors in this application. These errors are small yet, can cause your OneNote to stop working. Here are a few errors mentioned with their solutions that are easy to resolve.

Error code 0×2

If you face this error, it is because OneNote is unable to sync a particular section to one of the notebooks. Error code 0×2 is a temporary error; the sync might take some time due to the notebook’s size or the strength of your internet connection. Here are few steps to get over this error –

  • Open OneNote and search for the affected notebook. Once found, close this notebook.
  • Open OneDrive online and locate the notebook you closed.
  • Open that notebook in the browser first, later click on the ‘Open in OneNote’ application on the desktop, and put in the backup notes that are not synced in the notebook.

These steps will sync your OneNote with your notebook, and you won’t face this error.

Error code 0×10fe

When you cannot sync one of the sections from your notebook, it is due to this error. Here are some steps you can follow to get rid of this error –

  • In OneNote, go to the option ‘View sync status.’
  • In the option Notebook synchronization, search for the notebook with a warning sign. This will show you the section that is having a problem in syncing.
  • Click on the option ‘Sync now.’

Error code 0×803d0005

This error generally occurs because OneNote is unable to read the credentials of your account. The solution to this error is very easy. You just need to follow a few steps to change the credentials stored in the Credential Manager. Here are the steps to solve it –

  • Go to Control panel
  • Change the icons to Small icons.
  • Select the option ‘User accounts’
  • Choose the option ‘manage credentials’
  • Go to Windows Credentials
  • Search your account under the option Generic Credentials
  • Click on edit and replace your password.
  • Save the changes

Error code 0xe00001bb

This error is also called the OneNote Corruption error. You can solve this error in 2 ways: Disk clean-up and System file check.

  • Disk clean up
  • Open Disk Clean up.
  • Select the hard disk drive that you are supposed to clean.
  • For the message that appears on your screen, click on the delete option to delete the files.
  • System file check
  • Run the file checker – SFC/scannow
  • Enter the prompt in the search box
  • When the scan is completed, try to launch the Office again.

Error code 0x26

This error causes OneNote to crash. The message reads, ‘OneNote is unable to access the cache file.’ To get over this problem, close your notebook and go to the place where the sections are sorted, and start opening these sections one by one to see where the error lies. Once you get that section, delete it and restore the same through the backup option.

Error code 0x22a

When you cannot sync one of the sections from your notebook, it is due to this error. Here are some steps you can follow to get rid of this error –

  • In OneNote, go to the option ‘View sync status.’
  • In the option Notebook synchronization, search for the notebook with a warning sign. This will show you the section that is having a problem in syncing.
  • Click on the option ‘Sync now.’

Error 1075

This error occurs mainly in Windows when the dependency service is shown to not exist. To eliminate this error, it is suggested to do a System Restore of your computer.

  • Go to the option System restore.
  • Then click on the option ‘Choose another restore point.’
  • Within the list, choose the restore option that was created before you started facing the problems.
  • Click on Finish

Error code 0xe40200b4

This error is usually seen when you try to move them a locally stored notebook to OneDrive to back it up or to sync it.

To solve this error by doing the following –

  • Close OneNote
  • On the hard drive, direct yourself to the folder where the notebook is stored.
  • Copy this affected notebook in the root folder of the main hard drive
  • The place where you have copied the folder go to the option ‘open notebook.onetoc2’ file
  • This will help you to open the notes in the notebook properly.

Error Code 0x2 bdf5f

If you face this error, it is because OneNote is unable to sync a particular section to one of the notebooks. Error code 0×2 is a temporary error; the sync might take some time due to the notebook’s size or the strength of your internet connection. Here are few steps to get over this error –

  • Open OneNote and search for the affected notebook. Once found, close this notebook.
  • Open OneDrive online and locate the notebook you closed.
  • Open that notebook in the browser first, later click on the ‘Open in OneNote’ application on the desktop, and put in the backup notes that are not synced in the notebook.

These steps will sync your OneNote with your notebook, and you won’t face this error.

Error code 0x803d0013

This error appears due to a corrupted profile. This can be fixed by making a new user account in Windows. Here are a few other ways too that you can follow –

  • Install Microsoft office again
  • Delete all the corrupted files from your system
  • Delete all the cache memory related to OneNote
  • Deactivate the previous account and create a new one
  • Reset the settings of OneNote
  • Keep your app updated. If there is any missing update, make sure you update it in no time.

If you follow these steps, you will be able to solve this common error of OneNote.

Conclusion

OneNote is the most useful application for the users as it is available in the most organized way. It has ‘sections’ and ‘notebooks’ that help you organize your data, notes, or any other important information you would put in. As the pages are larger and have no page structure required, it becomes easy for them to note down things there. The OneNote application has certain errors that should be solved within time because it can cause your app not to work, which will make your system lag.

 

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