When you try to read, send or receive email messages in Outlook, you may encounter error messages. A common error is ‘An unknown Outlook error Ox8004019 has occurred’. This error is mainly caused due to corruption in Outlook data file called .pst.
Outlook saves your emails, attachments, contacts, etc in a backup file on your computer. This backup file is called PST file. These files can get corrupted due to various reasons. A system crash or oversized PST files are some of the most common reasons for corruption in these files.
How to resolve the error Ox8004019?
Step 1: Use Scanpst.exe
Outlook has a built-in repair tool called Scanpst.exe. To use this tool, you need to first find the location of the .pst file.
- Go to Run by pressing Windows + R
- Type Control Panel and hit Enter
- Click on Mail > Show Profiles
- Select the Outlook profile with issues and click on Properties
- Click Data files and make note of the default PST file (The default pst file is the one with a black circle and a check mark)
The location of Scanpst tool is different for each Outlook version. Go to this PC and type Scanpst.exe in the search bar. Then double-click on the tool and type the location of the .pst file. Click on Start to begin the repair process.
Step 2: Remo Repair Outlook (PST)
If Scanpst.exe does not repair your file, it is probably severely corrupted. In such cases, you need to professional tools to repair your PST files. Remo Repair PST is a great tool to fix corrupt PST files. The software uses a non-destructive mechanism, meaning the contents of the file are extracted, issues are fixed and healthy files are generated. So, your original file is not damaged in any way.
Other features of Remo Repair PST
- The software repairs corrupted, inaccessible and oversized PST’s.
- It can also repair password protected or compresses PST file
- It generates the repaired PST file in 2003-2016 Outlook format for easy importing
- Provides a preview of all restored files in Outlook Style browser
- It supports all versions of Outlook and all versions of Windows including Windows 10.
- Using the tool, you can also recover deleted emails and folders in Outlook. The article how to recover deleted folder in Outlook explains the recovery process in detail.
Steps to fix PST file using Remo Repair Outlook
Download and install Remo Repair Outlook (PST) on your system. Run the application and select the PST file. Select from the 2 scanning options – Normal or Advanced Scan. Then click on Repair to start the repair process. Once the process is complete, preview the recovered items.
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