How to Repair Outlook PST File

Repair your damaged and inaccessible Outlook PST file using Remo PST Repair Tool. It extracts all Outlook attributes from corrupted PST file and saves it into healthy file without damaging source PST.

PST file can become corrupt and when it happens, your Outlook might stop working. As an Outlook user, all of us know the importance of Outlook. If your business is depending on Outlook, then it might be a huge shock for you. Therefore, you need to know about the tricks and tips to handle Outlook PST corruption situation.

Built-in Tool: Scanpst

Microsoft Outlook has its own PST file repair software i.e. Inbox Repair Tool. The tool is relay helpful when there are smaller issues with your PST file. But even for fixing smaller issues, you need to run this tool more than once. Let’s see how to run Scanpst to repair Outlook PST file.

  • Go to Program Files and look for Scanpst.exe
  • When it appears in search results, double click on that
  • It opens Microsoft Outlook Inbox Repair tool window
  • Select the files that need to be repaired and click on Start button
  • The tool scans and displays errors, if it finds any
  • Then, hit Repair button to resolve the errors

This tool is helpful, if your PST file corruption level is very low. Otherwise, you need to make use of third party software to fix Outlook PST Repair issue.

Remo PST Repair Tool-

Remo PST Repair Tool fixes any sort of corruption with PST files. It repairs and recovers calendar items, email messages, folders, contacts, appointments, RSS feeds, tasks, journals, meeting requests, notes, folders etc. from damaged PST file. The advantage of using this software is it doesn’t alter/modify your original PST file during repair process.

Complete Guide on Outlook PST Repair-

Download easy to use Remo PST Repair tool on your system. Install it on your computer by following on screen instruction. It comes with self-explained option, hence you don’t have to worry about repair process. Just launch the system and carry out process by following on screen instruction.

  • Then a main screen gets displayed with major three options like Open Default PST File, Select PST File Manually, Find All your PST Files
  • You have to select any one option, if you want to select PST File from default location, then choose first option. In case PST file not in the default location but you know where it is saved, then select second option. If you don’t know the location of your PST file, then opt third option
  • In the next consecutive screen, you will notice two scanning mechanisms like Normal Scan and Smart Scan. You can choose any one of it based on your requirement and click on Repair option
  • After completing the repair process, you can access your Outlook file

Note: If Outlook PST file repair is not possible by using the "Normal scan" option, you can use the "Smart scan" option to repair the PST file and recover the deleted / lost emails from the PST file.

Features of Remo PST Repair Tool-

  • Recovers deleted emails with its properties like message body, to, from, cc, bcc, attachments etc
  • Supports repairing of password protected PST files
  • Repairs oversized PST files which gets corrupt when it exceeds maximum limited size
  • For easy import of repaired PST files, they are generated in the Outlook 2003-2010 format
  • Capable of repairing PST files created on Outlook 2000, 2003, 2007 and so on

How PST file gets corrupt?

  • If you have upgraded the Outlook version and while importing existing PST files to the new version, can cause incompatibility leading to corruption of the PST file
  • In a network, if multiple users share the same PST file at the same time and modify it. This may lead to corruption of the PST file
  • When the inbox repair tool (scanpst.exe) fails to repair a corrupt PST file and further corrupts it
  • Due to improper exit of Outlook, the PST file header may get damage leading to corruption of the entire PST file

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PST Recovery
If you have deleted a PST file then you would need to undelete that file, as usually PST files are large in size you would require a software which can undelete and if that doesn't work the software should be able to provide an option to do an advance scan on your hard drive and recover the PST file. Remo Recover Basic Edition can undelete a deleted PST file, download and try the software. If you are trying to recover a corrupted PST or if you are trying to recover items deleted from a PST file then you would require Remo Repair Outlook PST.

Email Recovery
Email recovery of deleted emails are emails lost during a move operation like drag and drop from one folder to another can be done using software like Remo Repair Outlook PST or Remo Recover Outlook Express, depending upon the email client that you use.

Recover Deleted Emails
When you delete emails they are not lost immediately instead they are marked as deleted. If you keep using your email client like Microsoft Outlook or Outlook Express then these emails will be overwritten and the deleted emails will be lost permanently. If you want to recover these emails you will have to immediately stop using your email client and follow the steps listed on this page on how to recover deleted emails.

Recover Contacts from Outlook
Contacts are extremely important item of any Outlook user. If you have lost contacts from Microsoft Outlook and if you want to recover them, you will have to use Remo Repair Outlook PST software. Just initiate the repair process using this tool and the software will recover all your contacts from the selected PST file.

Recover Outlook Calendar
Any calendar in Outlook usually consists of meeting requests, schedules and reminders. The calendar details of a Microsoft Outlook is stored in a PST file. If your Outlook is corrupted your calendar can become inaccessible. If you are looking to recover lost calendar items from Outlook PST file use this software and follow the process as listed on this page to recover Outlook calendar.

DBX Repair
Just like in Microsoft Outlook the Outlook Express files are known as .dbx files. Even these files can get corrupted due to various reasons. When these files get corrupted they either don't open or Outlook Express might show just blank emails. You can repair DBX files easily using Remo Recover Outlook Express.

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