Outlook is the popular email client used by people all over the globe for easy and safe transfer of emails between different clients. In addition to email service, it has various attributes such as Folders, Tasks, Notes, Contacts, RSS Feeds, Calendar items, Journals, Appointments, etc. Complete data of your Outlook profile is saved as Personal Storage Folder Table generally known as Outlook PST file. PST file is stored on the hard drive of your computer and has a different file size in each version of Outlook. However, on account of different situation, PST file can become corrupted and you won’t be able to access data from such PST file. You will not be in a position to use your important emails on account of PST file corruption because Outlook profile freezes and refuses to open emails & other Outlook attributes when your PST file is damaged.
Microsoft Outlook PST files can get damaged due to any one of the following reasons:
- Corruption of PST file header due to virus attacks on a hard drive
- Compaction operation that is carried out to reduce the PST file size on the hard drive
- Anti-virus scanning the incoming and outgoing emails may delete some important files that can in turn damage 2010 PST file structure
- Network failures that occur when you use PST file over a shared network
- Upgradation of Outlook on your computer from older to a newer version
- Upgradation of an operating system installed on your computer to the latest version
- Over-sized PST file that results when Outlook exceeds its fixed size limit
- Improper closure of Outlook due to sudden system shut down
Your PST file becomes unreadable and you might even lose data from corrupted PST file, therefore it is necessary to use some third-party Outlook PST file repair software that effectively solves the problem of PST file corruption. You can make use of fix PST tool that is an expert Outlook PST file repair software that is more effective than Scanpst.exe which is an inbox repair tool provided by Microsoft. It fixes that severely damaged PST files and is able to fix password protected as well as highly encrypted PST files. During the repair process, it reads data from source PST file and creates new PST file. In addition to recovering emails, it restores all contacts, calendar items, notes, tasks, etc from Outlook PST file. Hence it prevents further damage to the source PST file and safely repairs Outlook PST file.
It effectively fixes the PST files that are not able to repair by Scanpst.exe and can restore over-sized PST files as in case of Outlook 2000 & 2002. This fix PST utility has potential to fix PST Outlook 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002 and 2000 corrupted files with utmost ease. In addition to PST, it even repairs corrupted OST files and it provides a preview of repaired items through Outlook style browser view. This tool has two options for fixing the damaged PST files depending on the severity of PST file corruption and generates the repaired PST files in Outlook 2000- 2010 format for easy import. You will also able to search for PST files on your computer if you do not know the store location of your PST file. Download the trial version of this powerful PST repair tool and estimate its performance through the results obtained.