Personal Storage Folder or PST is a file that stores every data of Outlook profile. It is a single file, which contain emails and other attributes of Outlook namely, contacts, notes, events, tasks, calendar information, RSS feeds, etc. Microsoft has controlled a maximum size limit for the PST file. If PST file of your Outlook profile exceed this limit, it will get corrupt.
While using Outlook 2003 you may encounter a situation like, “PST file is corrupt. Run Scanpst.exe”. Scanpst.exe is a fix utility of Outlook that repairs corrupted PST file. However, it fails to fix PST file in case of severe corruption. In such scenario, you would not be able to use your Outlook profile. Therefore, it is always a good step to use a professional Microsoft Outlook PST repair utility. Such software’s are available on internet and will fix the PST file better than Scanpst.exe.
For the most part PST file gets damage due to oversize of PST file. This problem was very common in earlier versions of Outlook. There are even other reasons for PST file corruption. Compacting of PST file is one of them. When you try to compact data of Outlook profile in order to save disk space there might be a chance that email header gets corrupts resulting in damage to PST file. Making a zip archive of your PST file during backup or sharing it over network can also damage PST file. In such situation, you need this tool to fix your severely damaged PST file on Windows in a couple of minutes.
Hence, you can download a reliable utility to fix PST files on Outlook 2007 and use it to fix PST file on your Windows system. This software uses powerful scanning algorithms to extract all data from the damaged PST file. This software can fix Outlook archive files corrupted due to Outlook malfunction, system HDD failure and harmful viruses on Microsoft Outlook 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002 and 2000 . The utility gets review by many industry experts and is one of the best software to repair password protected PST file.
Download free demo version of PST repair tool for Outlook 2010 Outlook and install it on your Windows system. Open it to carry out simple steps:
Step 1: Download Microsoft PST repair Software and launch it. There are three options on window as shown in Figure A. Select "Open PST File" if you know where the damaged PST file is located. If you do not remember where the damaged PST file is located then select "Find PST File". Click on "Select Outlook Profile" to choose PST file from different Outlook profiles
Figure A: Main Window
Step 2: Search the damaged PST file on your computer and when selected press "Next"as shown in Figure B
Figure B: Select damaged PST File
Step 3: Select "Normal Scan" or "Smart Scan" and choose the destination path for saving the PST file. To end with select "Repair" to start the process as shown in Figure C
Figure C: Select Scanning Method
Step 4: The software scans the corrupted PST file, takes all data from it, and makes a new PST file with the recovered data. You can finally check the fixed Outlook data as shown below in Figure D
Figure D: Check fixed Outlook Data