How Do I Repair Transferred Outlook PST File?

“Hi all, recently I have purchased new laptop and transferred all data from old computer to my new laptop. Except PST everything worked fine. After configuring the transferred PST file, Outlook is displaying transferred file is corrupt and did not allow to open the Profile. After doing some research I tried Inbox Repair tool to fix the problem but this approach did not help me. Can anyone suggest any tool to fix this issue? Thanks in advance.”

The above error may occur if Outlook PST profile is corrupted after transferring .pst file to another location on your PC or to another computer. You have simple solution to fix this error, just follow below steps:

  • Open Outlook, go to File menu -> Info -> Account Settings
  • At E-mail tab click and highlight the PST profile and click “Change Folder”
  • In next tab click “New Outlook Data File” button
  • Enter different name for new data file and click “OK”
  • Select and expand the new data file
  • In account settings tab select “Change Folder” button
  • Here select correct data file and folder where you want to store e-mail messages
  • Close “Account Setting” and click “Send/Receive”

If you fail to fix your Outlook PST file by above approach then directly go for professional repair utility. Mentioned here is a specialized tool named Yodot Outlook PST Repair that will help you in fixing PST file after transfer error. Below paragraph describes salient features of the application.

Importance of Yodot utility:

Repairing Outlook PST file after migration is made easy with Yodot Outlook PST Repair tool that will help you to fix Outlook files damaged after transfer. This program is built with powerful unique features to make repair process successful. It will repair crashed Outlook PST on various versions of MS Outlook such as 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016. In addition to fixing PST, it restores all of its elements such as email, tasks, calendar, journals and so on. Along with PST, this PST repair tool can fix OST files without modifying any original data. It is compatible with different Windows OS based systems such as Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008.

Important Note: To make smooth migration of Outlook PST, you can use another version of Yodot application that easily helps in transferring PST file from one computer to another without any damage.

Procedure to follow while implementing Yodot software:

  • After successful download, install and run Yodot Outlook PST Repair on your system
  • On main screen, click on 1 option among “Open PST File”, “Find PST File” and “Select Outlook Profile” according to your requisite
  • Click on either “Normal Scan” or “Smart Scan” based on your scenario
  • Custom “Browse” button to target destination folder
  • Further, click on “Repair” button to start repair process
  • After successful completion of repair, software gives alert message
  • Later, you can preview contents of PST in same hierarchy and save it
  • At the end import the fixed PST file to your Outlook

Vital tips for users:

  • Close MS Outlook application before proceeding with Yodot repair utility
  • Before transferring PST to another system, make sure that the computer is virus free