How to Repair a Broken PST File

 How to Repair a Broken PST File

If you're facing issues with your Outlook mailbox and suspect that the Personal Folders (PST) file might be causing the problem, read on to learn how to fix a broken PST file. The article explains how corruption in the PST file can lead to isolation of all mailbox data, hindering productivity and putting financial strain on individuals and enterprises alike. The article presents two methods for repairing a broken PST file: the manual method and the third-party tool method.

The manual method involves using the Inbox Repair Tool i.e., ScanPST.exe utility that is present on all systems containing MS Outlook. The article explains the steps involved in using the tool to restore a broken PST file and highlights its limitations.

If the manual method doesn't work, the article suggests an automated solution - the Outlook PST Repair Tool. This tool can repair broken Outlook PST files irrespective of the level of corruption and supports the recovery of all mailbox items including emails, contacts, calendars, tasks, notes, and journals. The steps to repair a broken PST file using the tool are also outlined in the article.

The article concludes by emphasizing the popularity of MS Outlook and the necessity of repairing a broken PST file to restore access to mailbox data.

The post How to Repair a Broken PST File originally appeared on MS Outlook World.

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