Outlook Profile Repair Tool

MS Outlook profile contains specific information about your email account.  These Outlook profiles act as a container for various Outlook settings and configurations. All your Outlook data from each profile will be saved in separate Outlook data file. Also, it is possible to create any number of Outlook profiles and each profile will manage the data on individual mail accounts.

But, there are certain situations where you may come across some error messages while accessing your Outlook profile. The error messages occur due to various reasons, but one of the main reasons for the error messages is PST file corruption. So, what are the reasons for PST file corruption?

  • If the PST file size exceeds more than its size limit then it becomes oversized thus resulting in corruption
  • Improper up-gradation of Outlook application
  • Using un-trusted tools to import / export Outlook data
  • Improper synchronization of Outlook with exchange server might result in error messages while tying to access it and in turn leads to PST corruption
  • Sudden termination of MS Outlook while performing processes
  • Microsoft Outlook application crash

In all the above such situations, fixing the corrupt PST file is of utmost importance to regain access to your Outlook profile. Hence, Microsoft provides in-built Outlook repair tool called ScanPST to fix PST file issues. While performing repair process, this tool scans your PST file to identify the issue and tries to fix it. But, the tool works on original PST file which is corrupt, in case if it fails to fix the problems then the PST file may get modified further thus reduces the chances of recovery. Besides, this ScanPST has to be run several times until it says there are no more errors in the PST file. Even after repeatedly running scnpst.exe for several times at certain scenarios it may fail to fix the issue.

Then, what’s next? How to fix Outlook profile?

When ScanPST cannot fix your Outlook profile, fret not; you can get back data from your Outlook profile by making use of Remo Repair Outlook (PST). This application is read-only tool hence it repairs Outlook data files without altering the original PST file. During repair process, this utility first reads and  extracts data from the original file without damaging it and then fixes the issues accordingly by creating new healthy PST file thereby ensuring the safety of your original PST file.

Apart from fixing Outlook profile, this application restores emails from deleted items folder along with all the other Outlook attributes like contacts, journals, tasks, RSS feeds, reminders, notes, calendar items, etc. from Outlook profile. Also, repairs Outlook PST files which gets corrupt when it exceeds the size limit for the particular Outlook version. The simple and user-friendly GUI of the tool helps you on how to repair Microsoft Outlook profile without any difficulty. Once the process gets completed you can view all your Outlook attributes with the help of Preview option.

Why Remo Repair Outlook (PST) tool?

  • Helps in fixing password protected and compressed PST files in few mouse clicks
  • For easy importing, this application saves repaired PST file in 2003-2013 version
  • Compatible on various versions of Windows operating system including Windows 10
  • Provides you two options to scan your PST file, one is Smart Scan, with which you can perform complete PST scan and fix the issues of PST file; wherein Normal Scan could not provide complete recovery results.
  • Assist you in fixing Microsoft Outlook working offline problem
  • On completion of PST file repair process, you can view the repaired results with the help of Preview option before saving them to any desired location

Remo Repair Outlook (PST) tool can be used when you get following error messages:

  • “Sending reported error (0x8004010F): Outlook data file cannot be accessed.”
  • “Cannot open your default email folders. The information stored could not be opened”
  • “Outlook data file cannot be accessed”, “Cannot send this item”
  • “The operation failed. An object could not be found”
  • “Errors have been detected in the <path to pst-file>.”

Repair MS Outlook PST File

Outlook uses PST (Personal Storage) files to store emails and other Outlook items like contacts, notes, journals, calendar, reminder etc. Although it is popular, Outlook users quite often find error messages when they try to open the PST file, which indicates corruption of the file.

Some error messages that might be displayed after PST Corruption:

  • The file xxxx.pst is not a personal folders file.
  • Microsoft Outlook has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
  • File xxxx.pst could not be accessed. Data error. Cyclic redundancy check.
  • The file xxxx.pst could not be found.
  • Unable to display the folder. The file xxxx.pst could not be accessed.

Header corruption, abnormal termination of MS Outlook, corrupted storage device, not only corrupts PST files but sometime deletes them permanently. There is inbuilt repair tool (.scanpst.exe) that helps in repairing such PST file. But, Inbox Repair Tool fail to fix the PST file when it is severely corrupted or damaged. Hence, third party PST Repair software like Remo Repair Outlook (PST) is preferred over such inbuilt tool to fix severely damaged PST file.

Remo Repair Outlook:

Remo Repair Outlook (PST) perform Outlook PST file repair very efficiently. You can use this tool to repair corrupted PST files which are created on various Outlook versions such as 2000, 2003, 2007 and 2010. In addition, it has the ability to repair password protected and highly encrypted PST file by utilizing its advanced repairing algorithms. It repair and restores all the attributes of PST file such as contacts, attachments, notes, journals, RSS feeds, reminders etc. easily.

With this tool, it is also possible to repair PST file that cannot be repaired using inbox repair tool, which is provided with Outlook. Moreover, this program repair oversized Outlook PST file. It provides two options to repair PST file, depending on the severity of PST file corruption which are known as “Normal Scan” and “Smart Scan”. “Normal Scan’ option is used for minor PST file corruption and “Smart Scan” option is used when PST file is severely corrupted or broken.

Other notable features of Remo Repair Outlook (PST):

  • For the purpose of easy import, this software stores repaired PST files in Outlook 2003-2010.
  • By using “Find PST File” option, you can easily search PST files on your system, when you don’t know exact location of your files.
  • This tool allows you to select particular Outlook profile in case of multiple Outlook profiles with the help of “Select Outlook Profile” option.
  • You can evaluate repaired results through Outlook styled browse view, later you can go for full version of this application.
  • This program helps you to select destination folder to save repaired PST files.
  • It is compatible with the widely used versions of Windows operating system including Windows 8.

Common scenarios for PST file corruption:

Due to Oversized PST file: Outlook PST file, had a size limit associated with them. On crossing this limit, either the server may crash or Outlook PST file may get corrupt and unreadable.

Damaged networking device: Defective networking device is the major scenario for the PST file corruption. Once your file gets corrupted, you may not be able to fix the problem by using in-built repair tool of Outlook and therefore, you need to use reliable PST file repairing tool to fix the corrupted PST file.

Abnormal termination of Outlook application: –If accidentally your Outlook shuts down when you are accessing the PST file, then in that condition your PST file is likely to get corrupted or damaged. Abnormal termination can occur due to sudden termination of system, hard disk problem or because of internal problem in CPU.

Error during Importing PST file: 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.

You need to have a backup copy of your PST file in order to avoid such PST file corruption circumstances. In case, if this option is not available with you then you can use Remo Repair Outlook (PST) for repairing corrupted PST file.

How to avoid corruption of PST file?

  • Take backup of your PST files on regular basis.
  • Do not terminate the Microsoft Outlook application abruptly.
  • Always delete unwanted emails to avoid PST file oversize issues.
  • Do not share the PST file over a network.