Microsoft Outlook is an email client that is used in many government offices, industries, educational institutions for employees to coordinate meetings, calendars, and contacts along with their email information. In Outlook you can create rules, for the specific folders. These folders are used to store your data along with received emails. But sometimes you can lose the important data stored in this folder when it gets corrupted due to some unknown reasons. To repair corrupted PST folder, you need to repair PST using appropriate PST repair software.
You may also lose the Outlook Contacts or the address book if the PST file gets corrupted. The PST file may get corrupted due to many reasons. If the contacts stored in Address Book are very important to you and you don’t have a backup then it may be a burden to know how to restore Outlook Address Book.
Some of the main reasons of PST file corruption are highlighted below:
Anyhow to fix your corrupted Outlook PST address book and to restore contacts, yon need to make use of reliable PST repair software.
This software is user friendly like even a person from non-technical background can also use this software to fix corrupted Outlook folders and address book. It is one such software, which offers an effective repair mechanism. This software will scan your corrupted PST file, extract data from it and creates a new PST folder, which you can import back to your Outlook profile. This application can repair Outlook archive files corrupted due to Outlook malfunction, harmful viruses, etc. It also has the ability to fix MS Outlook inbox corrupted or damaged due to power failure,oversized file,human errors and so on. If you don’t know the location of your PST file on your hard drive, they will help you to find it with an inbuilt search option. Apart from PST corruption, if you have deleted contacts or emails, it helps to recover outlook deleted items from PST file. Before purchasing it, you can check the demo version of the software. This is possible by downloading demo version. With demo version, you can check whether the software is able to recover your deleted folders and contacts or not.
Procedure to repair Outlook address Book is mentioned below:
Step 1: Launch the PST file repair tool to bring the welcome window. There are three options on it, i.e. "Open PST File", "Find PST File", and "Select Outlook Profile" as shown in Figure 1
Figure 1: Welcome Window
Step 2: Now select "Open PST File" if you know where the corrupted PST file is located or select "Find PST File" to allow software to search the PST file. You can even press "Select Outlook Profile" to select PST file using different Outlook profiles.
Step 3: Look through the computer for the damaged PST file and click "Next" as shown in Figure 2
Figure 2: Select Damage PST File
Step 4: Select from the two scanning method and decide the target path on your computer for saving the PST file after the fix process. To end with click on "Repair" option in order to start the fix process as shown in Figure 3
Figure 3: Choose Target Path
Step 5: The utility scans the damaged PST file to get back all outlook emails and attributes. You can verify on the screen for the fixed data as shown in Figure 4
Figure 4: Verify fixed Outlook Profile