Reliable Tool to Fix Corrupt or Damaged Outlook PST File

Around the globe, millions of people depend on Microsoft Outlook for communicating purpose and managing emails, keeping notes, contacts, scheduling tasks, organizing calendar events, etc. All these information in Microsoft Outlook will be stored in a single file called PST (Personal Storage Table) file. By default, this PST file will be stored in the ‘C’ drive of your computer and it stores all the emails that you send and receive, the calendar items that you organize, tasks that you schedule, contacts that you save, etc. Therefore, any kind of corruption to the PST file results in inaccessiblity of emails on MS Outlook.

Now, let us have a glance at few scenarios that leads to corruption of Outlook PST file:

Whenever you are unable to access your Outlook PST file, then it is a clear indication that your PST file has been corrupted severely. Corruption to PST file can happen due to several reasons, a few of them are mentioned below:

  • Even though higher version of Outlook application supports larger PST file sizes, i.e., up to a maximum of 50 GB, it is always recommended to keep the size of the PST file in control. In order to manage size of PST file user opt for compaction. If compaction of PST file doesn't happen as anticipated then PST file may get corrupted.
  • One of the most common reasons behind Outlook PST file corruption is due to improper termination of Outlook application. When you are receiving or sending an email, if you abnormally terminate the Outlook program, then it may result in the corruption of PST file. As a result of this, PST file may become inaccessible.
  • Improper recovery of deleted or lost PST file can also lead to its corruption. If you use an unreliable data recovery tool to recover the lost or deleted PST file, then the recovered PST file may get severely corruption.
  • Improper up-gradation of MS Outlook, operating system reinstallation, severe virus infection, freezing of Microsoft Outlook application, formation of bad sectors on the hard drive, etc. can also cause corruption to PST file.

If you come across any of the above mentioned scenarios, then try out with inbox repair tool i.e., scanpst.exe that comes out with Microsoft Outlook application, to fix PST file. If the corruption is minor, then scanpst.exe is sufficient enough to fix PST file. But, when the corruption is severe, then the inbox repair tool fails to fix the issues. At that point of time, you need to rely on some trusted third party repair tool like PST Repair software to repair corrupt PST file in an easy way. This software is developed with advanced repairing algorithms, which helps in fixing corrupt PST file with utmost ease. PST Repair tool provides a solution on how to fix corrupt MS Outlook PST file that is created with several versions of Outlook application including Outlook 2013, Outlook 2007, 2003, and MS Outlook 2000. By employing this utility, anyone of you can easily retrieve files from thumb drive and other removable drives like pen drive, external hard drive, FireWire drive, memory card, and so on.

Characteristics of PST Repair utility:

Unlike other tools, PST Repair software has some advanced features. Usually, most of the users like to evaluate the software before going to purchase it. The demo version is available for free download; you can try it out by downloading and executing it on your Windows computer. To know more continue reading below:

  • Demo version scans your computer hard drive and fixes corrupted Outlook PST file within few couple of clicks. It recovers all the lost or deleted emails, contacts, journals, tasks, notes, and other Outlook items from corrupted PST file.
  • You are facilitated to preview the repaired and recovered items in the demo version itself. So that, if you are satisfied with the tool, you can activate the license version and easily fix PST file Outlook in few easy steps.
  • If needed you can use Removable Drive Recovery software, to recover PST file from computer's internal hard drive, external hard drive, flash drive, pen drive, etc.
  • This utility supports corrupt PST file repair on all the latest versions of Windows OS including Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, XP, Windows server 2003 and 2008, Windows 2000, etc. It is even capable of fixing broken PST file that is created on almost all Outlook versions with ease.
  • This software is profiicient enough to recover PST file from raw hard drive with utmost ease.

Procedure to fix corrupt PST file:

1: Install this PST repair tool on your computer and launch it. Then select "Open PST File" option from main screen as shown Fig 1.

Fix PST File - Main Screen

Fig 1: Main Screen

2: Now "Browse" and repair corrupt Outlook PST file then click on "Next" to start scanning process as illustrated in Fig 2..

Repair PST File - Select Corrupt PST File

Fig 2: Select Corrupt PST File

3: After repair process is done, it will display the summary as shown in below figure as shown in Fig 3.

Repaired Damaged PST File

Fig 3: Repaired Summary

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