MS Outlook is email client application program which is used by people all over the world. Personal storage table (pst) files of outlook email client play a very important important role in proper email communication. You can save any type of send and receive messages like email messages, email attachments, contacts,tasks,notes,journals,drafts and even calenders are stored in the form of PST file. But the negative point about this PST file is that they are very prone to corruption due to a range of physical and logical reasons. When pst file get corrupt and you need to repair it . You can take help of scanpst.exe tool as it get installed automatically while installing windows in your computer system.
There are so many reason are behind the corruption of PST file . Abnormal behavior of outlook create problem for the users as they are not able to access the pst file. The most common reason for corruption of pst file are file conflict ,unexpected system shutdown, malicious virus, operating system crash, and more. Taking help of scanpst.exe is the first and foremost step of the users when the data stored in pst file get corrupted. Select the PST file , press start button for starting the scanning process and it will automatically start analysis. It is consist of 8 phases and usually it dends on the size of the files. After analysis the tool presents reports next procedure. Create the backup file of PST file before starting the actual process of repairing. As it consist of 8 phases and if the pst file is huge then it might take up to one hour. But it is not sure that after taking help of scanpst.exe you will get rid of corrupt pst file. Sometime it happen when scanpst.exe stop responding during the recovery process because of its limitations.
Some of the common scanpst limitations are as follows:-
- Scanpst cannot fix file whose size exceed (above 2 gb)
- scanpst cannot repair the file which is extremely damaged
- scanpst cannot recover the messages which are deleted accidentally
- sacnpst cannot the file which is encrypted
You can take help of automatic software . You can use it on any version
You can use this software with almost every version of MS Outlook ,MS Windows Operating such as Windows 7,Windows Vista,Windows XP, 2003 etc as it is compatible with all of them. If you want take try of this software you can download the trial version of PST Repair Tool Software. It can fis any error which scanpst cannot.