How to Repair Outlook 2007 PST Files

Is your PST file suddenly get damaged while working on Outlook 2007 ? Is it become inaccessible? If the answer is yes then you are at the exact place where you can easily get the solution of this problem. This article has been specially for you to fix the following issue in an effective way. Then just go through this article and follow the steps.

About MS Outlook 2007 :-


MS Outlook 2007 is one of the best and most popular email client that is most widely used by everyone across the world. It allows the user to access the email program in an easy and effective way. It allows the user to use the email account in a multiple way. A user can send and receive mail and has different type of control to manage the user’s daily routine like contacts, journals, notes, appointments, calendar etc. It stores all data in a single file called PST(Personal Storage Table).

As it is an useful application but it is not free from corruption. While working on MS Outlook 2007 suddenly the PST file get corrupted and become accessible. Due to this problem you have to face data loss situations. When the PST file get corrupt all data stored in it also damages. Because of this you have to face so many problems. In that very situation you can’t understand what to do or not. There are so many reasons behind the corruption of PST file. Some of them are mentioned below.

Major causes of corruption of PST file in Outlook 2007 :-

  • Due to hardware failure
  • Software related issues
  • Computer virus attacks
  • Abrupt shutdown of the system
  • Power failure
  • Oversized PST file
  • Improper termination of Outlook application
  • And many more

Errors occured due to PST file corruption in Outlook 2007 :-outlook-2010-without-pst-double-click

  • 0x8004011d
  • 0x80070057
  • 0x800c0133
  • 0x800ccc0d
  • 0x8007007e
  • 0x80040600
  • And so on…..

Repair damaged PST file with the use of Scanpst.exe tool :-

To fix the following issue Microsoft has provided an utility called Inbox Repair Tool(Scanpst.exe). It is a free tool which comes attached with all versions of Outlook. The location of this tool varies according to the version of Outlook. But it is not so effective tool in which you can trust upon. Due to some limitations it gets corrupted very easily and fails to repair the damaged PST file. That is why it is recommended to go for third party utility. It is an effective utility which not only repairs the damaged PST file but also safely recovers the data from it. Let us discuss in detail about Outlook PST Repair Tool.

About Outlook PST Repair Tool :-

The Outlook PST Repair Software is especially designed to deal with any problem of an Outlook PST file. This software not only repairs the corrupt PST files but also restores the data at its desired location. It provides the user to save the data in HTML format. It has an User Friendly Interface and is very easy to handle it. It properly scans the corrupt PST file and repair it completely. It is compatible with all the versions of Outlook such as Outlook 2002, 2003, 2013 as well as Windows such as Windows Vista, 7, 8, XP and lower versions. It has numerous remarkable features that provides satisfaction to its users by giving best and impressive results.

Features provided by Outlook PST Repair Tool :-

  • Repairs damaged PST file :- It performs Outlook PST recovery by scanning the whole PST file and then repairs it by proper scanning process. Not only this it also restores all mail items in a new PST file. It includes every single piece of information like emails, attachments, contacts, calendar items etc.
  • Supports recovery of accidental deleted emails :- It ensures the recovery of those mails that have been accidentally deleted from Inbox as well as from deleted items folders. When the recovery process completes, the contents of the file are displayed in the three pane structure.
  • Saves emails in different formats :- It saves emails in several formats according to the requirements such as MSG, HTML, PDF, EML and RTF.
  • Repairs large PST file :- It is capable to repairs those PST file that are larger than from 2 GB. It efficiently repairs bulky files and retrieves all crucial information.
  • Allows saving PST at desired location :- It allows you save to the new PST file at any location on the system.

Use Outlook PST Repair Tool to repair damaged PST file :-

  1. First of all launch the application. The main interference will appear on the screen. From the ‘Select Outlook Mailbox’ dialog box, click on ‘Select Outlook File’ to choose PST file for repair or to search for PST file click on ‘Find Outlook File’. After that click on ‘Start’.1
  2. It will start its scanning process of the selected file and will show the status in the progress bar. If you want to stop the process then click on ‘Stop’.2
  3. Once the scanning process completes, it will show all the recoverable mail folders in the left pane.            3
  4. After that click on ‘Save Repaired file’ option on the toolbar. Choose the desired file format to save the repaired PST file and click on ‘Browse’ to select a destination and then click on ‘OK’ button.          4
  5. It will show the PST repair process in the progress bar.5
  6. Once the process completes, it will show a message ‘Repair file Saved at……’6

Then download and install Outlook PST Repair Tool and follow the user guide to make your PST file accessible again.