Microsoft Outlook is the application developed by Microsoft Corporation for handling professional mails and it is also used to perform read/ write emails, create scheduling, create events, calendar entries, notes, tasks, etc. Outlook consist secure feature, which allows multiple users can access mails at a time in an organization. Different versions of Microsoft Outlook are Outlook 2000, Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010 and many more.
Sometimes, Outlook PST files get corrupted due to various causes. In such scenarios, the Outlook has inbuilt repair tool known as Inbox Repair tool for repairing the PST file. Scanpst.exe application which helps to patch up the PST files on Outlook. For better understanding of such type of PST file corruption let’s assume one of the real-time scenarios. Suppose, your PST file got damaged due to system shutdown while accessing PST files. You tried to use Inbox Repair tool to fix PST file but you got the pop error message that is “Inbox Repair Tool Not Responding” message. Outlook PST file was not fixed by the Inbox Repair Tool due to some reasons. In such situation you can opt for this Scan PST Fix. This utility provides you a hassle free mechanism to repair PST file that can’t be repaired using Inbox Repair Tool.
Some of the causes for PST corruption:
Network Failure: If your accessing Microsoft Outlook PST file from client computer through networks links and suddenly network failure occurs due to bad internet connectivity or failure of network then it might results in corruption of PST file.
Sudden Termination of Outlook: Do not close Outlook application abruptly when any Outlook process is going on in background. So exit Outlook it in a proper manner and wait till all operations get completed. Before you log out from the system, check if the Outlook is running or not and then shut down your computer or Laptop.
Due to Oversized: If the size of data that is saved in PST file, is exceeded beyond the PST file size limit then also it might lead in PST file corruption.
File Header Corruption: PST file header contains information such as the file signature, file size compatibility, etc. If header of the .pst file gets damaged by viruses or any other reason, then it won’t be accessible
Updating of Outlook: If you have upgraded your Outlook from older to newer version, it is required to import PST file. Errors, while importing PST files, can also cause corruption of PST file
Main Features of Scan PST Fix app:
Scan PST Fix software helps to fix severely damaged PST files on both Windows and Mac operating system. This application assist you to repair the PST file when built in Inbox Repair tool shows “Not Responding” error message. It is one of the best tool to repair Outlook PST file and to restore business contacts, events, email messages, and other data. You can easily use this software to repair PST file when inbox repair tool is not working for you. corrupted, damaged or inaccessible PST files without making any changes to the original PST file. It repairs the password protected PST files also. Scan PST Fix utility allows to save or resume recovery session to avoid rescanning PST files.
Steps to Fix Outlook PST File:
Step 1: First, download and Install the application on your system. Select appropriate option from Open PST file, Find PST file and Select Outlook profile to repair the PST file.
Step 2: Next, select Normal scan or Smart scan for fixing PST file. Click on Browse button to choose location where repaired PST file to be stored.
Step 3: Click on “Repair” button to begin repair process.
Step 4: Finally, after repair view the files by using “Preview” option. Then save them on the system.