Microsoft Outlook is a member of Microsoft office family. It is an email application that is used mostly for sending mails. It is reliable and secured version to send and receive mails. The popularity of MS Outlook is increasing day by day due to the wide range of users all over the world. In Outlook you can manage your contacts, remainders, RSS feeds, settings, meetings, calendar, etc. in an organized way. All the files in MS Outlook are saved in .pst and .ost file extension.Outlook files are stored in .pst file format and the file stored in Outlook that can be accessed without being connected to the Exchange server are called OST files.
But sometimes you may face problem while accessing MS Outlook. At certain times your Outlook may get corrupted. If your system is shutting down abruptly when you were accessing MS Outlook in Windows 7, there is a chances of PST file getting damaged. Improper shutdown is one cause for corruption; other reasons may be due to power failure, software malfunction, etc. Human errors are also one of the reasons for Outlook file corruption and it occurs mainly due to negligence. Your PST file may get corrupted due to mistakes made by human like improper use of Outlook. The corruption can be also be due to other reason like system malfunction, header corruption, oversized file in Outlook etc.
You can solve this problem by in built application of Outlook i.e. PST Splitter tool or scanpst.exe. But they also have disadvantages, in case of severe problem then you cannot use this tools. PST splitter tool deletes some PST files to reduce the size of PST file in case of oversized file. And scanpst.exe sometimes fails to repair corrupted PST file, rather it makes PST file severely corrupted and make it inaccessible. To fix these problems, you can use PST repair tool to repair Outlook in Window 7 Operating System.
PST repair tool has an excellent repairing technique that helps in fixing corrupted PST file. The tool can repair Outlook PST not responding after corruption due to software malfunction, malware attack, oversized file. It also allows you to preview the repaired files and you will find your PST file in the same fashion as it was earlier before corruption. This utility also fixes the Outlook Profile that is highly encrypted and password protected. This software can fix PST file on Outlook 2010and also other versions of MS Outlook such as 2000, 2003, 2007, 2013. To repair Outlook 2013 PST file, log on to: https://www.pstrepairtool.com/for-outlook-2013.html. It is highly recommended by experts so you do not have to worry about using this software.
Step 1: Launch PST repair tool. There are three options "Open PST File", "Find PST File" and "Select Outlook Profile". You can select any option that matches your scenario.
Figure 1: Welcome Window
Step 2: Look for the corrupted PST file and click "Next" as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2: Select Corrupt PST File
Step 3: There are two scanning method: "Normal Scan" and "Smart Scan". You can choose any one of them according to the severity of the corruption.
Figure 3: Choose Target Path
Step 4: The application scans the corrupted PST file and you can view the recovered files from repaired Outlook PST in Windows 7.
Figure 4: Verify fixed Outlook Profile