Microsoft Outlook has gained significance in the field of communication for sending and receiving mails. Microsoft Inc has created Ms Outlook and it is a utility of Microsoft Office suite. It offers simple functionalities like composing, sending and receiving emails along with that it handles the details of contacts, schedules, tasks, journals, meetings, entries in calendars, etc. Ms Outlook has an ability to anti-spam messages that protects you from spammers. In the newer versions of Microsoft Outlook, there are different features, which are not provided by older versions of Microsoft Outlook. Microsoft Outlook 2003 provide feature of calendar modifications, Free/busy time changes, Reminders and Offline Address Book. Microsoft Outlook 2007 provide feature of Instant Search and To-Do Bar. These features of Microsoft Outlook 2007 help to organize and locate the information that you need. Improved access to Windows SharePoint Services helps to share Microsoft Outlook 2007 data safely with coworkers, friends, and family. Microsoft Outlook 2010 provide feature of improved Ribbon Interface, quicksteps, conversation actions, etc. Ignore and cleanup actions can be performed on conversations to move the conversations to Deleted Items folder.
You may use any version of Microsoft Outlook, data loss scenarios are common with all the versions of Microsoft Outlook. MS Outlook also has a feature to protect the files with the help of password to avoid unauthorized access. If the password protected PST files are corrupted or damaged then it results in inaccessibility. In such condition to repair corrupted and damaged PST files you need to opt for reliable password protected PST repair utility. PST file corruption may occur due to several reasons and PST file corruption will lead to Outlook data loss. Microsoft Outlook provides the feature of Inbox Repair Tool, which can repair corrupted PST files. It is capable of repairing slightly damaged PST files and if the PST files are severely damaged then it fails to repair. In such cases, you can make use of relevant PST repair tool for Outlook to fix PST files after errors.
Some of the reasons that contribute to PST file corruption are
If you have lost PST files due to corruption then you need to utilize efficient PST repair software. You can even use this software as PST repair tool for Outlook 2007, along with that it can even repair PST files from Microsoft Outlook 2000, Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2010. It has an effective repairing mechanism with the help of which highly encrypted PST files or password protected PST files can be repaired. In addition, it can also be used to fix oversized PST file on Outlook 2000 and 2002 verions.
Download the free demo version of PST repair tool for Outlook and install it on your Windows system. Follow some simple steps to repair password protected PST files:
Step 1: Launch the software. You can find three options as shown in Figure A. Select "Open PST File" if you know where the corrupted password protected PST file is located. If you do not remember where the corrupted PST file is located then select "Find PST File". In case if you have to choose PST file from different Outlook profiles then you need to click on "Select Outlook Profile" option
Figure A: Main Window
Step 2: Search the password protected PST file on your computer and then select it and click on "Next" as shown in Figure B
Figure B: Select password protected PST File
Step 3: Select "Normal Scan" or "Smart Scan" and choose the destination path for saving the PST file. Then select "Repair" option to start the process as shown in Figure C
Figure C: Select Scanning Technique
Step 4: The software scans the password protected corrupted PST file, takes all data from it, and makes a new PST file with the recovered data. You can finally preview the repaired Outlook data as shown below in Figure D
Figure D: Preview Repaired Outlook Data