Repairing Outlook 2010 User Profile

“I use Microsoft Outlook 2010 on my desktop to manage mail data and I have managed multiple profiles for each of my mail accounts. Today I was doing some account settings for a profile on Outlook 2010 and messed up with process that corrupted the profile. Now, I am unable to access mailbox associated with this profile on Outlook 2010. How to repair Outlook 2010 profile that is not showing any mail items? Is there any possible way out?”

Outlook is an amazing email client that can be used on various platforms. By configuring mail accounts with Outlook, one can access mail data whenever required without the need for internet connectivity. Among various MS Outlook versions, Outlook 2010 has many brilliant features to manage mail accounts effectively. One can create multiple profiles on Outlook 2010 for different mail accounts. For instance, if you are an Outlook 2010 user having three different mail Ids, you can configure these 3 mail accounts in Outlook 2010 by creating separate profile for each mail account. To access mail items from any mail account, you need to load required profile when Outlook 2010 starts up.

Creating profiles on Outlook 2010 will ease the way you manage different mail accounts within same Outlook. You can name each profile like Profile 1, Profile 2, etc. or with user-defined names. Each profile will stock data from particular mail account in PST file. Thus, if you have ‘N’ number of profiles in Outlook 2010, then there will be same number of PST / OST files associated with each profile saved on system hard drive. Outlook 2010 profiles are very easy to create, delete or modify. But, while trying to modify mail account of a profile in Outlook 2010 one may encounter unexpected errors that can corrupt the profile. When profile gets corrupted or damaged in Outlook 2010, you cannot access mail account data from that profile and suffer data loss. However, such corrupt profiles can be repaired by following this manual method:

  • Open Outlook 2010
  • Go to File-> Account Settings
  • Select the mail account that is not opening in Outlook 2010
  • Hit Repair button

But if this method doesn’t fetch you results, then go for proficient Outlook repair to fix Outlook 2010 profile.

Attributes of Outlook 2010 profile repair tool:

As said above, Yodot Outlook PST Repair is the best solution to solve corrupted profiles in Microsoft Outlook 2010. This tool has caliber to fix all issues with Outlook data files from different profiles just in simple clicks. Using this tool one can even retrieve deleted mail items like emails, tasks, contacts, notes, etc. from Outlook 2010 data files. Apart from this, the program can fix Outlook profile created newer version error, ScanPST error, Outlook data file does not exist error and other unknown errors of Outlook data files. One can use this tool on Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 OS based PCs to fix profile not only on Outlook 2010, but also on Outlook 2003, 2007 and 2000 versions.

Steps for fixing Outlook 2010 profile:

  • Download Yodot Outlook PST Repair software on Windows system hard drive where Outlook 2010 is operating
  • Install and run the utility by following on screen steps
  • Main screen showing three major options will get displayed
  • Click on ‘Select Outlook Profile’ option to choose particular profile whose PST needs to be repaired
  • Then click next and mention the mode of scanning between Normal Scan and Smart Scan
  • Also, specify destination location to save repaired Outlook 2010 PST file of user profile and hit Repair button
  • When scanning completes, you can preview the details of fixed Outlook data file and save it for further usability


  • Backup all PST files from Outlook to avoid file corruption or damage
  • Avoid errors while configuring Outlook Profile