How to Fix Corrupt Outlook PST Files?
Outlook stores all your data in the PST file. This PST file is very fragile hence, tends to get corrupt/damage easily. And, nothing can be a more irksome issue than a broken PST file because you will be prevented from accessing the Outlook.
So, when your PST file won't open or you receive an error message which states cannot open Outlook or you suspect the PST file is corrupted/damaged, you can straightway use the Inbox Repair tool (SCANPST.EXE).
Scanpst is an inbuilt repair tool available in all versions of Outlook. The tool diagnoses and repairs errors in the affected PST file. So, run Scanpst on your corrupt or damaged PST file to fix the issues you face in Outlook.
Steps to Run Inbox Repair Tool (SCANPST.EXE):
Step 1: Close Outlook and go to Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\root\Office16 for Outlook 2016, Office15 for Outlook 2013, Office14 for Outlook 2010 and Office1 for Outlook 2007.
Step 2: Open SCANPST.EXE file. Browse and select the PST file that you want to repair. Click on the Start button.
Step 3: If errors are detected, click on Repair button to fix them. Before you proceed to repair the errors, enable “make backup of scanned file before repairing”, give a name for the backup file and save it.
Repeat the same steps until Inbox Repair tool shows no errors. And, start your Outlook with the repaired PST file.
But, this PST repair tool (scnapst.exe) has few drawbacks.
Then, how to fix severely corrupt or damaged PST file without losing any data? Simple! A right PST repair tool can put things back on track. And, Remo Repair is one such powerful repair tool which can help you to fix corrupt PST file completely.
Remo Repair Outlook (PST) is a robust pst repair tool that can be used to fix corrupt/damaged Outlook PST files. This PST repair tool reads the source PST file, identifies the cause of corruption and efficiently recovers the data. The recovered data will be stored in a new PST file, to ensure the integrity of the original PST file. This tool supports repair of PST files from all versions of Microsoft Outlook and also OST file. You can also use this tool to fix oversized PST files. Using this tool, one can recover various Outlook attributes like emails, notes, contacts, appointments, calendar items, reminders, RSS feeds, etc.
Why Should You Use Remo Repair?
How to Repair Corrupt PST File with Remo PST Repair Tool?
Step 1: Download and run the Remo PST Repair Tool on your PC. Then, click on Open PST File button and use the Browse option to select the PST file. If you don’t know the location of PST file, then click on Find PST File option.
Step 2: Next, select the appropriate scan option, i.e. either Normal Scan or Smart Scan. Provide a location to save the repaired PST file.
Step 3: Finally, click on Repair button to start fixing your PST file.