Outlook is a much popular email client program and many of the users are making use of the program to send, receive, and read email messages. The program is very much stable, but may encounter issues at times. If any of the files of the Outlook program go corrupted, the application will not open these files. This can make the folder that contains emails, contacts, and the other personal files inaccessible. This corruption can be caused due to a number of reasons like hard disk crashes, deletion or formatting, virus infections or also due to the presence of corrupted volumes or partitions. Outlook files are stored in the format of .PST.
For the minimally damaged or corrupted PST files, you can make use of a simple tool that is offered by the Outlook program itself. This tool is called as the inbox repair tool. As the name implies, this tool is meant for repairing the corrupted PST files in the program. This tool is capable of fixing the PST files and data from the Outlook files that cannot be recognized or understood. You will be able to access this tool by clicking on the Start button, and typing scanpst.exe in the search box. After finding the application, you will be able to run the program and perform an Outlook repair for the corrupted PST files.
Another important cause of the PST files getting corrupted is the exceeding of the allowable limit of 2 GB file size in the inbox of the Outlook program. Once this limit is exceeded, the mailbox of the program will become inaccessible. In such a situation, the users will need to opt for third party software programs that are meant for PST repair. All these email recovery programs have their own minimum computer requirements to be able to download the application. The users will need to read these system requirements carefully before downloading the program to make sure that there will not be any compatibility issues after downloading the program.
Repair Outlook Files
Some of the PST repair programs are very much successful while getting back the deleted email messages , calendars, folders, meeting requests, appointments, journals, notes, and contacts to minimize the loss of corruption. If you would like to know more on the Outlook repair steps to repair the corrupted Outlook PST files, you can contact our Outlook help and support team.
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