Outlook 2010 PST Repair Tool

Requirements: Windows 8/7/XP/Vista
Outlook Versions: Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2010


Perfect Utility for Fixing PST File in Outlook 2010?

Microsoft Outlook is the most demanding e-mail application across the world. It is commonly used for communication purpose. The Outlook service has been used by a lot of computer users and has won rave reviews and accolades from the time it was launched. Over the years, Microsoft has released various versions of Outlook application. In the present scenario majority of the Outlook users have upgraded to the Microsoft Outlook 2010. This version of Outlook is more efficient in comparison to Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007 but it's not completely error free because corruption of PST file occurs in this version also.

All the personal details of the users that are present in Outlook profile are stored in a PST file. In Outlook PST file plays a very important role if it gets corrupts, then you will not be able to work with your Outlook program. At such situation usually users get upset as they don’t have any idea about how to fix PST file in Outlook 2010. If you are one such user, don’t get upset because with the help of Outlook repair tool you can sort out this problem at your fingertips. But, before moving ahead for recovery process let’s have a look on some common reasons which are responsible for PST file corruption:

• Virus attack: Spyware / Malware infection on the PST file, will damages the PST file header and makes it inaccessible.

• Software Up gradation: Upgrading Microsoft Outlook from one version to another version also leads to PST file corruption

• Power Failure: Sudden power failure while accessing the data from the Outlook profile also results in PST corruption.

• Sharing: Sharing the same PST file over multiple computer networks sometimes result in archive PST file corruption.

MS Outlook application provides a tool called Scanpst.exe to fix PST file in Outlook 2010, by following the below mentioned procedure, you can and mend your PST file using Scanpst.exe:

First terminate MS Outlook application if it is open hold "Windows" and "R" key to bring up the “Run” console. Type "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE12\SCANPST.EXE" without the double quotes to launch Scanpst.exe. Click on "Browse" button and navigate to the folder where your corrupt PST file is stored. Default location is "C:\Users\User Name\ AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook". Select the corrupt PST file and open it. Click on “Start” button to scan your corrupt PST file. Stick to the main screen procedure, tick the “Make backup of scanned file before repairing” and click on “Repair” option. After the completion of repair process, you’ll get “Repair complete” message.

However, Scanpst.exe tool can only fixes the PST file with minor corruption, in case you’re Outlook PST is severely damaged then you need to take the help of a third party repair utility like "Outlook PST Repair" to repair your corrupt PST file. It is the finest tool to fix PST file in Outlook 2010. lncluding Outlook 2010 this software effectively repairs PST file created on other Outlook versions such as Outlook 2000, Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007. The special scanning algorithm of this application can even repair highly corrupted or password protected PST file. Apart from all this, with this tool you can also repair highly compressed or encrypted PST file. The best thing about Outlook PST Repair software is that it fixes your corrupt PST file without making any changes to the Outlook data. While repairing the corrupt PST file this application even recovers all deleted contacts, calendar entries, emails, appointments and many other Outlook items.

Learn how to fix PST file in Outlook 2010 :

Step 1: Download the repair Outlook software in your system. After installing it on your PC, a short cut icon appears on your desktop and if you double click on the icon then a main window appears as shown in below Figure 1. You have to select any one from the three options available.

How to Fix PST File in Outlook 2010 - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Once you select any one option, the next screen will be displayed as shown in Figure 2. You can either select "Normal Scan" or "Smart Scan" and click on "Repair". Then the software will fix corrupted PST file by scanning the selected PST file.

How to Fix PST File in Outlook 2010 - Choose Normal Scan/Smart Scan option

Figure 2: Select Scanning Method

Step 3: When the software completes the repair process you will be able to view the recovered data summary as shown in Figure 3.

How to Fix PST File in Outlook 2010 - Repaired PST File

Figure 3: View Recovered Outlook Data

Requirements: Windows 8/7/XP/Vista Outlook Versions: Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2010