How to Repair Errors in PST File Outlook 2010?

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Microsoft Outlook is an email management application that allows you to email, schedule your calendar, manage contacts, appointments and more. It is part of Microsoft 2010 Suite and commonly used in workplace. Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 is much effective compared to Outlook 2003 and 2007. Microsoft Outlook 2010 includes new features and capabilities to help you stay connected with people and better manage your time and information. A Personal Storage Table (.pst) is an open proprietary file format used to store copies of messages, calendar events and other items in Microsoft Outlook.

In some of the situations, the Outlook 2010 PST file present on computer may get corrupt and refuse to open to access emails or other things from Outlook. Once PST file is corrupted, then your inbox will also get corrupted, because the PST file is used to store all your emails and other information of Microsoft Outlook 2010.

There are lot of reasons for corruption of Outlook PST file, which shows various error messages when you try to access. Errors can be shown due to upgrading Outlook 2010 to newer version or you would have forcedly saved PST file to other location. Anything is responsible to corrupt Outlook 2010 PST file, in some situation we never find the actual reason for corruption of Outlook PST file.

There are two ways to fix errors in Outlook 2010 file, one is using default Inbox Repair Tool (Scanpst.exe) or by using third party repair tool. Scanpst.exe is the in-built tool that comes with Microsoft Outlook program. This repair program can fix errors in Outlook 2010 PST file to certain extent; but if the severity of PST file corruption is more, then you cannot depend on it. At this particular point, you must rely on effective third party PST file repair tool like Yodot Outlook PST repair to fix any kind of issues with your Outlook 2010 PST file.

Software to fix Outlook 2010 PST file:

Yodot Outlook PST Repair software is designed to repair damaged or broken Outlook 2010 PST file that is showing errors. This repair utility has the ability to fix all types of errors that occur while using Outlook 2010 PST file. It can also repair encrypted or password protected Outlook 2010 PST file. The repair utility has user friendly interface, which can be easily operated by every individual to repair Outlook 2010 PST file without any prior product knowledge. You can download a demo version of Yodot Outlook PST Repair software and check how it works. The demo versions will require purchase of a licence key to enable the feature to save the repaired PST file. This is an excellent way to see if the program works well before you purchase the full version.

Procedure to fix errors in Outlook 2010 PST file:

  • Download Yodot Outlook PST Repair utility on your system
  • Install the repair tool by logging in as local administrator
  • As soon as the application gets installed, launch the program by using shortcut icon and follow the onscreen procedure
  • Click on ‘Open PST File’ if you already known the location of the PST file
  • Else, click on ‘Find PST File’ option to browse the PST file automatically
  • Use ‘Select Outlook Profile’ to choose particular profile out of multiple profiles
  • Browse for the destination path to store the repaired PST file and click on ‘Repair’ option to start repair process
  • After completion of repair process, you will be able to view recovered emails and other attributes such as contacts, notes, journals, tasks, etc. from repaired PST file.

Useful Tips:

  • Keep your computer free from virus by installing and updating anti-virus software at regular interval of time
  • Don’t import older version PST file with new version MS Outlook application, it may corrupt the PST file
  • It’s good to have additional copy of your Outlook PST file in some other reliable storage device

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