How to Fix Outlook 2010 Data File Check In Progress Error?

“I am using Outlook 2010 on my desktop. Whenever I try to open Outlook 2010, it pops up with an error message as 'data file check in progress' in the bottom toolbar, later Outlook goes unresponsive. Is there any way to fix this error? Please suggest me an appropriate solution.”

Outlook 2010 is a personal data manager with productivity suite of Microsoft. Outlook 2010 is provided with many features like Task Manager, Calendar, Contact, Note, Task, Journals, etc. Occurrence of unexpected error as mentioned above might cause inaccessibility of Outlook 2010 data file. This kind of error is vastly seen when Outlook fails to recognize the data file, which should be loaded, because of file corruption from various issues. In such cases you may find Outlook 2010 scanning your data file for error to fix it; otherwise it leads to further problem. To overcome such issues, it is recommended to use some special steps to fix the error.

Step 1: Outlook 2010 file check in progress: Microsoft Outlook 2010 may not automatically fix data file corruption due to third party add-in. To report this, start Outlook 2010 in safe mode and disable add-ins. This process will help to detect the problem.

Step 2: Inbox Repair Tool: Outlook 2010 built-in Inbox Repair Tool is associated with Scanpst.exe program. First locate this exe file using Search option in Windows and run it. You need to double click on file to open and browse for data file location. After selecting the Repair option it will start scanning process and prompt a message regarding the file repair. If this process is not working to fix corrupted data file then run reliable third party Outlook 2010 repair program to fix data file check in progress error with associated OST file.

About Yodot Outlook PST Repair program:

One can opt Yodot Outlook PST Repair software to resolve MS Outlook 2010 data file check in progress error with OST file on Windows operating system. Addition to check in progress error, this program can repair Outlook default profile not working, PST file cannot move the items, Outlook not showing inbox, cannot open PST file, Outlook was unable to complete this request and other Outlook errors. It can fix data file that is oversized, damaged and inaccessible under various situations and extracts every information from that file. User friendly interface of this tool makes user to operate it easily without having prior knowledge. Along with Outlook 2010, the program repairs PST and OST files from Outlook versions like MS Outlook 2000, 2003, 2007, 2013 and Outlook 2016. This utility can fix Outlook file on Windows computer running with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 operating systems. Moreover, it can recover emails, notes, tasks, Address Book, RSS feeds, attachments, mailbox folder, and other attributes from both Outlook PST and OST files.

Steps to repair Outlook 2010 data file check in progress:


  • Backup your Outlook data file on reliable storage device to overcome file corruption error
  • Keep you Windows hard drive virus free by using powerful antivirus software
  • Exit Outlook 2010 properly to avoid data loss

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