Outlook PST file large but empty” Outlook user may have noticed this scenario, where their outlook PST files shows empty even though its size indicates that there are files. “PST files huge but empty” situation commonly happens when the PST files are moved from one location to another. This scenario can also happen when exporting all mailboxes to PST files locally and when they try to load the previous version of the Outlook PST file to the currently running Outlook.
So how do we address the situation? Follow the instructions mentioned in the below section to recover your important mails and other information from an empty Outlook data file
Note - “PST file huge, but showing empty” is more common with older versions of Outlook. Auto Archive in the newer versions is one of the reasons why the .
Auto Archive – Available from Microsoft Outlook 2007 and updated versions, it is a feature in Outlook that moves old mail and other items to a separate personal folder (.pst) file on your computer's hard drive, or a network drive. By default, it will prompt you before archiving items every 14 days and delete expired email messages from your mailbox. But sometimes due to corruption and oversized PST files this feature fails, in such scenarios you will need a PST repair tool to get back the access to Outlook data.
Below listed the common scenarios users have frequently reported for PST file huge, but empty
In the section below you will learn the hassle-free methods on how to repair the PST file which is showing empty
The section below has two approaches to repair the PST file that is showing as empty.
Now, Outlook PST file will show its original size and doesn’t affect any files already present on it
In case of Outlook Data File (PST file) corruption, you need to fix it. Remo PST repair comes in handy in such situation. Remo Recover makes a copy of the corrupted PST file and then works on the copy. It retrieves every part of your Calendar, Notification, Reminders, Email and mail body like CC, BCC and etc.
The tool creates a copy and works on the copy of the PST file, thereby not altering the original file.
Once the process gets over, preview all the recovered Outlook Items. With this process all your Outlook folders from the corrupt PST file will be successfully recovered. Now, just import the repaired PST file to access all your items.
What can you do with Remo PST repair tool?
Now, yow will be able to access data from your PST file which was earlier showing error. Remo PST Repair tool also helps to fix Outlook not responding and search indexing problem. The software comes handy to repair PST file even when it is password protected and compressed. Moreover,
Why Choose Remo?