Fix when Outlook Data Files Not Responding

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Your experience while managing email account with MS Outlook may go worst at any instance after you receive error messages and forcefully get stopped from composing and accessing emails, contacts, attachments, calendar entries, appointments, RSS feeds and many more. Wonderfully, you try to open Outlook data file but get an error, “Outlook not responding” or “Outlook data files not responding”. Usually, such error comes out when Outlook freezes, hangs or stops working because of issues with data files i.e. PST and OST file respectively. A number of factors are there which are counted for troubling MS Outlook users with Outlook not responding error messages. Few of them are below:

  • If latest Outlook updates are not installed
  • When mailbox in Outlook data files gets too large
  • You may receive Outlook not responding error if user Outlook profile is corrupted
  • When Outlook data files are damaged or corrupted
  • Due to header corruption, CRC error, improper import
  • Improper termination of Outlook program may result in not responding error  
  • When Outlook data files are infected with viruses
  • If third party app is conflicting with MS Outlook

What is the best solution?

When you encounter Outlook data files are not responding error, terminate the program properly and launch the Yodot Outlook PST Repair application. This is an intelligent and automated Outlook PST repair tool which scans data file thoroughly and resolves all errors to bring the file in healthy and error free state. The software uses highly secured and read only technology to analyze and fix issues in Outlook data file and creates replica of original data file with no further damage or loss of information from Outlook data files (PST and OST). This utility helps Outlook users to fix PST file when Scanpst.exe fails to repair it after severe damage or corruption issues. Outlook data files; PST file and OST file, created in Outlook 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003 and its previous versions can be fixed efficiently by this PST repair tool. You can employ this easy to use utility on all major versions of Windows OS. Most reliable tool that deals with all Outlook PST and OST file related problems such as header corruption, virus attack, synchronization error, CRC error effectively on PCs/laptops installed with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 operating systems.

Steps to resolve Outlook data files not responding error:

Note: This cannot repair both Outlook data files at a time, so select one file at a time. Here lets consider we have selected Outlook PST file after it stops responding.

  • Download Yodot Outlook PST Repair utility and install it on your Windows PC successfully
  • Launch the software and go through options “Open PST File”, “Find PST File” or “Select Outlook Profile” from main wizard to upload Outlook data file which is not responding
  • Select Open PST or OST file if you know the location of data file
  • Click on ‘Find PST File’ to specify the location of your Outlook data file to upload it
  • Pick the ‘Select Outlook Profile’ option when there are multiple Outlook profiles on your computer
  • Now, select the destination location on your computer where you wish to save fixed data file
  • Choose either “Normal Scan” or “Smart Scan” option and click “Repair” button to start fixing process
  • After the scanning is accomplished, entire data from repaired Outlook data file will be displayed in Outlook Styled interface

Helpful Tips for You!

  • Always keep updated copy of Outlook data file in different storage locations
  • Don’t proceed to upgrade Outlook and import PST file if you are not comfortable
  • Employ powerful anti-virus protection in your computer to keep it virus free

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