Software to Repair Broken Outlook PST File
Corruption of Outlook PST file is quite common. Upon it gets corrupt, first thing comes to mind is scanpst.exe i.e. default inbox repair tool. In case if scanpst.exe too fails to fix broken PST file, what next?? Is there any other way to repair broken PST file?? Off course yes, most of the time inbox repair tool fails to fix broken or corrupt PST file. Since scanpst.exe is designed to fix basic errors and it is not professional PST repair software, often it fails to fix damaged PST file. In such instance, you can make use of third party Outlook PST repair tool. They will get your job done in a perfect way. Moreover inbox repair tool will never recover lost emails from broken PST file, but PST file repair software does.
Microsoft has designed inbox repair tool, just to remove the errors associated with PST file header and make the file workable. In case if the PST file severely damaged due to some technical glitch or human errors, it won’t be able to repair. It just throws some error message like “inbox repair tool not responding”. This is where PST file repair software comes handy. Install the software and admit it to scan the broken file. Upon completion of scanning process, it will give you new healthy PST file with all your lost Outlook data. With this application, you can effortlessly repair broken PST file and recover lost data. You can also make use of this application to retrieve lost emails when Outlook freezes its access.
Generally Outlook PST file go corrupt for reasons like improper termination of Microsoft Outlook, virus infection, errors while compacting PST file, etc. Upon its corruption, Outlook freezes its access and suggests to fire up scanpst.exe. Following the Outlook suggestion will take you to some unknown error messages of inbox repair tool. Rather than roaming around this scanpst.exe which will not even be able to fix broken PST file, it is better to stay with PST file repair software. If you choose this software, damn sure that you will get your desired results. Most of the industry experts reviewed and recommended this tool as one of the best utility to fix broken PST file. If you have this application with you, then no need to be bothered about how to fix damaged PST file of MS Outlook 2007 and other versions.
MS Outlook PST file gets corrupted if the size of the PST file exceeds the predefined limit. Different Outlook versions have different size limit. The size of PST file in Outlook 2002 and earlier versions are fixed to 2GB, where as it is increased to 20GB for Outlook 2003 and 50GB for Outlook 2010. Still you may face the data oversize problem in under some circumstances. In such cases you can fix Outlook 2003 PST file and 2010 using the repair tool. The PST file surpasses the size limit if you keep on saving the data on to the file without noticing the warnings related to size limit. If the predefined limit is crossed then the PST file gets severely corrupted. In such cases you need to take the assistance of PST repair software to fix big PST file of Outlook.
PST file repair software is natively designed to simplify broken PST file repair and lost emails recovery from Outlook data file. Simple user interface and powerful file scanning algorithm of this software make your task as simple as you can’t even imagine. For the entire broken PST file repair process, software expects only few simple mouse clicks, rest of the things are completely automated. In addition to repairing corrupt PST file, you can also make use of this application to restore deleted email contacts from Outlook 2010 and recover deleted emails from Outlook data file. Go ahead and download the demo version, with which you can evaluate the product prior to purchase.
Four simple steps to fix broken PST file:
1: Fire up the installed demo version of PST file repair software to explore its main window as shown in Figure 1. Click on Open PST File to select the path of PST file to be repaired. If you are not sure about the location, go for Find PST File to locate it.
Figure 1: Main Window
2: Upon selecting PST file, you will be asked to specify the scanning method as shown in Figure 2. Choose the desired option based on the level of corruption and set the destination path. Later click on Repair button to proceed.
Figure 2: Choose Scanning Method
3: Once the scanning and repair process is completed, you will get the list of items recovered and results as shown in Figure 3.
Figure 3: Repaired PST File
4: If you are well satisfied with results obtained using trial version, click on Register option to get the full version and save repaired PST file.