Looking for a solution to repair Outlook PST? Either reached in a situation where you are not getting any idea to repair Outlook PST? If you can relate with these statements, then the discussion will help you in providing the best method to repair the PST file. Before this, one should make clear why the PST files corrupt?
Reasons behind corruption
- Issues related to any physical damage or hardware.
- Termination of Outlook randomly, while the process is running in Outlook.
- Sometimes, when your PST file size exceeds the size limit.
- The entry of a virus attack or any malware issue.
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So what do next?
The article suggests 2 different methods to repair Outlook PST. The first method is the Manual method, it is named SCANPST.EXE and another method is a Professional third-Party tool that is Shoviv Outlook PST Repair. To proceed with the manual method, follow the below-given steps.
- At first, properly exit Outlook and start to browse any of the following locations.
Outlook 2016: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\root\Office16
Outlook 2013: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15
Outlook 2010: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14
Outlook 2007: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12
- Then, open EXE. The wizard for Microsoft Outlook inbox repair tool opens.
- The next step is to click on the browse button at the right side corner. After that, Start locating for the required Outlook data file (PST). Click on the start option to begin the scan process.
- When the scanning process gets completed, try to fix the minor or major issue by clicking on the repair option.
- Fortunately, the dialog box comes with a message Repair complete. Click on the OK button.
The process of SCANPST.EXE completed, but not as wished.
Limitations of the manual method
- There is a huge risk of losing the data.
- Suitable only to fix the minor level of corruption.
- Restricts the users not to exceed the PST file size of more than 2 GB.
- Technical expertise is required.
Professional Third-Party Tool
To solve the problems of manual method and to offer a handy user-centric solution, a professional third-party tool: Shoviv Outlook PST repair tool is available. It is one of the advanced tools to repair Outlook PST. It serves the facility to easily work in a user-friendly interface and supports all the versions of Outlook.
- Quickly repairs the damaged PST file.
- Properly maintains the hierarchy of the folder.
- There is no restriction on the size of source mailboxes.
- It provides full security features and much more reliable.
- It also splits the resultant PST files if needed.
- The free demo/trial version of the Shoviv Outlook PST Repair is also available to check its processing to repair Outlook PST.
Below the steps are given to proceed with the process.
- The first step is to download and then properly install the software.
- After that open the software. Click on Add PST files option at the menu bar.
- Then the dialog box appears to add files. Click on add or search option to get the required PST file and browse the path. Click OK when done.
- Now, here the user will be able to see the content inside the selected PST files.
- From the folder list, select any folder. Choose option save all files in Outlook PST.
- Select either deselect for sub-folders of the selected folder. Click “Next”.
- Set the filter option either choose process by the message class or by item date range, depends upon the users. Click on the Next.
- Select the required option to export the item in the existing PST either by creating a new PST. Click on the Next. Then, you have an option to create a password of you on choice and provide a size limit to the resultant PST in case you create a new PST file.
- After that, the message displays “process completed successfully” on the window screen. Click on the Ok button. Here, you can also save the report for the future, when done click on the.
As we discussed above the solution to repair PST files. Now we can conclude that uneasy, slow-performing manual method does not result up to the mark. Therefore, to repair Outlook PST 2019, 2016, 2013 and 2010 professionally, Shoviv Outlook PST Repair tool is a must.