What are the possible ways to repair Outlook PST

Microsoft Corp. has developed and released many software applications to simplify and make work easy. One such software application developed is Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office suit consists of office tools which contain Microsoft Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.

MS Outlook is an E-mail client which is most widely used in corporate world to send and receive mails. Among all Email clients preset in the market Outlook is the most popular and widely used due to its advance and easy to use features. MS Outlook uses PST file to store all its components such as Email messages, contacts, tasks, notes, appointments and journal entries. PST file is prone to corruption or damage due to its complex structure. When PST file get corrupted Outlook fails to open and gives error message such as when tried to access. The common error message displayed is “Outlook.pst cannot be accessed – 0x80040116”.

In such cases it is advised to repair the corrupted PST file to get access to the mails and other components of Outlook.  First users are suggested to use Scanpst.exe (default inbox repair tool) provided by Microsoft in order to repair Outlook PST file. Unfortunately this tool is not so powerful to repair PST file and often fails to repair the corrupted PST file. In such situations it is recommended to repair the corrupted PST file using a third party tool.

The PST file of Outlook may get corrupt due to many reasons like virus attack, when PST file exceeds 2 GB file size, improper closing of Outlook application etc. To avoid corruption of PST file it is advised it is advised to use good updated anti-virus software, close the Outlook application in a correct manner and always try to compress PST file so that it does not exceed 2 GB file size.

It is also recommended to take a regular backup of Outlook PST file so that even if PST file get corrupted you can place the backed up PST file in place of the corrupted PST file.

If backup of PST file is not taken and even after taking all precautions, PST file get corrupted then it is better to utilize the repairing tool which repairs the corrupted or damaged PST file. There are many companies which provide repairing tools but the best among all is Remo Repair Outlook (PST). This tool is mostly recommended in any kind of PST corruption as this tool can recover PST file from any damage. It uses high-end inbox repair tool that incorporates powerful scanning algorithms to repair PST file. It supports Outlook 2007, 2003, 2002 and 2000 and can repair when Scanpst.exe fails. This software not only solves the corruption of PST files but also recovers deleted mails from the Outlook. It has two options recover emails and repair PST file, user may choose anyone depending on severity of the PST corruption. To know more about this product kindly visit Remo Software website, download the trail version of the software and use it for free. Once satisfied with the results you can later purchase the full version.