“It had been 3 hours since I began compacting my Outlook .pst file, I got fed up and thought to resume it later but to my horror, most of my files are now corrupted. What should I do?” - Victoria Rice
Sounds familiar! You might have faced this situation as well. Often Outlook users attempt to compact a large PST file in order to avoid frustrating problems. A significant number of people have reported corrupt or damaged PST file due to compacting failure.
When compacting Outlook data file backfires!
If something goes wrong during compacting a large PST file, the file will be corrupted. Generally, corrupted PST files are inacessible and if by chance, you happen to open or access, it is more likely that some of the attributes will be missing.
Remo Repair Outlook (PST) is capable of fixing all the issues with the damaged PST files which were the result of improper or failed compacting. Here’s a tutorial on repairing corrupt PST file when compacting goes wrong:
Download Remo Repair Outlook (PST). Install it in your PC.
Step 5: After the repairing procedure is over, all the items can be previewed and hence, restored according to user’s need.
Take Note: The motto to attempt compacting is to to reduce the size of the file. Reduced file size leads to a fast paced Outlook. But, as we know results can be unexpected. Anything could go wrong and lead to file corruption. It is always safe to have a backup of your essential Outlook files. For a fuss free backup, checkout how to take backup of Outlook PST file.