Retrieving Contacts from Corrupt PST file

“I am a user of Microsoft Office Outlook since two year and I used to make all personal as well as professional conversations using Outlook, as I fell it is much efficient and safer email clients than others. Regrettably from yesterday, I was facing trouble with Outlook which is showing that its PST file got corrupted error message on Windows system. Therefore, my entire contact list and other Outlook PST file s became inaccessible. I don’t have a trace of contact list in any other source, so I am frustrated with this issue. Any one advice me a solution about recovering contacts from corrupt PST file. Thanks in advance!!”

You might find importance of managing backup for Outlook PST file, when you come across an instant as mentioned above. As contacts play vital role in any communication, corruption of PST file that contains each and every Outlook item becomes big headache for user who relies on MS Outlook. Before seeking accurate solution to fix damaged PST file and recover contacts, try to find what went wrong with your Outlook PST file. Below listed are possible causes for corruption of Outlook PST file:

  • Outlook PST file may get corrupt when it reach its specified file size limit
  • Abrupt termination of Outlook or sudden system shutdown while using Outlook might corrupt its PST file
  • Improper way of compacting the Outlook PST file can make it unreadable
  • Sharing the PST file on different networks can damage that PST file
  • Deadly viruses / malware / Trojan attack on Outlook PST file can make it inaccessible
  • PST file may even get damaged due to operating system corruption, Outlook malfunction, Exchange Server crash, etc

In case if you lose essential contacts list due to Outlook PST file corruption because of various reasons mentioned above, then don’t get upset!! You can use Yodot Outlook PST Repair to get back contacts from damaged PST file by fixing its corruption issues on Windows system.

Best tool to regain contacts from corrupt PST file:

Yodot Outlook PST Repair is appropriate software to retrieve lost contacts from Outlook PST file by repairing that corrupt file on Windows system. This application also recovers emails, attachments, calendar items, notes, journals, RSS feeds and others from inaccessible Outlook PST file. This software has friendly user interface which provides easy instructions to fix PST file and recover contacts from it in minutes. You can mend damaged PST files of various version of Microsoft Office Outlook such as Outlook 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013. The tool is compatible with Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, Server 2008 and 2003 operating systems.

Follow these steps to recover contacts from corrupt PST file:

  • Download and install Yodot Outlook PST Repair program to Windows computer
  • Open the application and start the repair process
  • Select any of the three options from the main screen
  • Click on “Open PST file” option to open corrupted PST file if you know its exact location
  • Click on “Find PST file” option to search for corrupt Outlook PST file or
  • Click on “Select Outlook profile” option to open the damaged PST file if you have multiple Outlook user accounts
  • Later choose the appropriate scanning method
  • Next browse for the destination location and click “Repair” button
  • After completion the corrupted PST file repair process, the tool allows you to view the fixed Outlook PST file contents along with contacts as well as emails, calendars, tasks, notes, etc

Safety Measures:

  • Before going to fix corrupted Outlook PST file, it is highly suggested to make copy for that PST file
  • Maintain regular backup for contacts and other elements of PST file to be in safer side
  • Install high quality anti-virus software to protect contacts of Outlook profile on system

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