Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager that store emails and various attributes such as journals, tasks, calendars, contacts details, notes, RSS feeds, etc in a single PST file named as Outlook .pst. Outlook PST files may get corrupt/ damaged due to various reasons. An inbuilt Inbox repair tool named as scanpst.exe, is used for repairing corrupted PST file. But, sometimes Inbox repair tool fails to fix the issues. In such circumstances, you can make use of PST File Repair software to fix PST file in few steps.
Reasons behind PST File Corruption:
Virus Attack: While you are accessing any Outlook attributes like emails, through network then there might be a chance that virus may intruded in your accessed PST file and it will make your PST file inaccessible.
Storage Device Failure: If PST file is saved on bad sectors of hard drive, then some or entire PST file may get corrupted and makes your PST file inaccessible.
Error due to compacting: If any sort of interruptions occur during compact process of PST file because of large size then it may lead to errors which cause PST file corruption.
Usage over Network: Usage of Outlook PST file over network by multiple users at a time may leads to corrupt the PST file due to interruptions. Interruption occurs due to either problem with network connection or system conflicts.
Improper Closing of Outlook: While accessing PST file if your Outlook terminates improperly due to power surge or sudden shutdown of system then it make your PST file inaccessible.
Other Reasons: Outlook up-gradation, Improper recovery, due to operating large emails at a time, oversized PST file, PST file header corruption, etc are some of the other reasons behind PST file corruption.
Precaution to be taken to avoid corruption of PST file:
- Close your Outlook properly after completion of work.
- Use updated Antivirus to make your system free from virus attack to avoid PST file corruption.
- Always keep proper backup of PST file.
Features of PST File Repair software:
- PST File Repair software is efficient software to repair PST file on all latest versions of Windows operating systems including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 2007, Windows 8, etc.
- It can repair various attributes such as emails, calendars, appointments, tasks, contacts, RSS feeds, journals, etc.
- This software provides preview option to preview the repaired Outlook PST file before restoring them.
- The software has capability to fix oversized PST file as well as password protected Outlook PST file.
- It has capability to fix corrupted Outlook PST file created on Outlook 2007, 2010, 2010, 2003.
- It takes very less memory space for the installations (50MB).
- If any problem arises during the repairing process, you can contact the technical team that is available 24*7.
- This software has ability to fix corrupted Outlook PST file for retrieving mails properties such as cc, bcc, subject, its contents, etc.