MS Office Outlook 2003 Mailbox Repair

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“Hi, my Outlook 2003 mailbox is not responding. When I clicked on ‘Inbox’ folder in Outlook 2003; I got an error message which read as ‘Errors have been detected in the file 'file path'. Quit all mail-enabled applications, and then use the Inbox Repair Tool.’ I tried even mailbox repair tool as suggested in the error message, but it was of no use. I have very important mails related to my work in my Outlook 2003 profile. Please help me to fix the problem with Outlook 2003 mailbox and access its mails. Thanks in advance…”

Outlook is most used email application by majority of organizations and people for their personal and official use. There are different versions of Microsoft Office Outlook released with time with up-gradation in the features. With the release of Outlook 2003, there was drastic change in the interface when compared to its predecessors. When any issues occur with the mailbox access, then you can use the Inbox Repair Tool (Scanpst.exe) to solve the problem with Outlook 2003 PST file. Still if you could not get Outlook 2003 PST file mailbox to working condition as mentioned in the instance of first paragraph, then you start worrying about solution. There are many reasons due to which Outlook 2003 file gets corrupt and after which you won’t be able to open mailbox as given below.

Scenarios for corruption of MS Outlook 2003 Mailbox are

  • When viruses infect Outlook 2003 PST file, then it gets corrupt and you lose access to its mailbox folders
  • If Outlook 2003 mailbox grows over 20GB, then Outlook PST file gets corrupt as a result of exceeding its maximum file size
  • Sharing PST file of Outlook 2003 over a network corrupts the file and you will lose access to data saved on its mailbox
  • There are chances of PST file getting damaged after up-gradation of Outlook 2003 to a newer version or re-installing OS on your PC

    If Scanpst.exe fails to fix Outlook 2003 PST file, then you need not to bother; because it is possible to fix Outlook 2003 mailbox using the best PST repair tool named as Yodot Outlook PST Repair software

Outlook 2003 mailbox repair tool:

Yodot Outlook PST Repair helps you to get back access to mailbox on Outlook 2003 PST file on your Windows systems. This tool is capable of repairing Outlook 2003 mailbox consisting of different folders like Inbox, Sent Items, Drafts, Deleted Items and other customized email folders. You can fix severely corrupt Outlook data files i.e. both PST and OST files created on Outlook 2000, Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013 version easily within few clicks by using this application. This tool supports repairing PST files on Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems. Try demo version of software to get to know about Outlook 2003 PST file repair process in detail.


Steps to repair mailbox of Outlook 2003 PST file:

  • Download Yodot Outlook PST Repair software and install it on your computer
  • Run the tool and from main screen of software select “Open PST File”, “Find PST File” or “Select Outlook Profile” to locate corrupt Outlook 2003 PST file
  • From next screen browse to select corrupt Outlook 2003 file whose mailbox is not getting accessed and click on “Next”
  • Select an option from “Normal Scan” or “Smart Scan” in the next screen and select a location where you want to save repaired PST file
  • Then click on “Repair” option to start scan process for repairing PST file

Prior measures to be taken:

  • Before upgrading Outlook to higher version, take backup of PST file on an external drive or on computer
  • Keep the system clean from viruses by using potent anti virus software

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