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  • 1.  PST Repair Tool to Fix & Repair Outlook PST File

    Posted Feb 03, 2022 11:27 AM
    Edited by Stephen Renald Feb 04, 2022 01:33 AM

    Has your Outlook crashed? Are you unable to access your PST files in Outlook due to corruption? Are you stuck and do not know how to repair PST file using PST Repair Tool or Inbox Repair Tool?

    No need to worry. Read this article and find the best ways to repair all your PST files in Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010 easily.

    Most Probable Causes that Force You to Repair Outlook PST File

    No matter how feature-rich and powerful is the latest version of Outlook, like its predecessors, Outlook 2019 also suffers from data corruption. Actually, the causes of PST corruption is very similar in all versions of Outlook. Some of the most probable causes that force you to use PST repair tool are as follows:

    Over-sized Database:

    Frequent use of Outlook on a daily basis leads to an over-accumulation of data in PST file. An over-sized PST file is more prone to corruption than small ones.

    Faulty Drive Sectors:

    Data file always require a healthy storage system to remain intact. System concerns such as faulty hard drives, pen drive or other media that has the PST files stored in it may result in PST corruption.

    Drive Networks:

    Yes, even accessing the file over a network can result in its corruption. Faulty network drivers may be the cause or immediate shutdown while working with PST file results in Outlook file corruption.

    Outlook Shutdown:

    Probably the most common cause of Outlook file corruption is the abrupt shutdown of Outlook application. The reasons could be anything from a virus to power failure or even hardware failure. But most shutdown cases result in some kind of damage to the PST file.

    So what caused the corruption of your PST files? Was it among these reasons or something else? Leave a comment if it was something else that corrupted your Outlook PST files. Any version will do.

    I. Repair PST File with Inbox Repair Tool

    Microsoft Outlook comes with a built-in PST Repair Tool namely ScanPST.exe. Thanks to this little tool, minor corruption in the Outlook PST file are easily handled. To proceed with repairing PST file of Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013 with ScanPST.exe, follow the steps:

    Open the file location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\root\Office(xx)

    Here (xx) represents a number designated to each Outlook version.

    19 – Outlook 2019

    16 – Outlook 2016

    15 – Outlook 2013

    14 – Outlook 2010

    12 – Outlook 2007

    1. Launch Scanpst.exe – your built-in PST repair tool.

    2. Click on Browse and select the Outlook PST file.

    3. Click on Start button to scan the PST file.

    4. Now, Click on Repair to repair the file.

    This is how you can easily repair your Outlook data files and recover all the emails in it. However, do note that this tool only fixes minor corruption. It won't even work in case of middle-level or high-level corruption. In such cases, you need to opt for a reliable tool i.e., PST Repair Software.

    II. Repair PST File of Outlook 2019, 2016 & 2013 With PST Repair Tool

    1. Install and Launch the PST Repair software. Click on Add file to select the corrupt PST file you want to repair.

    2. Use the Select File option to add the PST files into the software interface.

    3. Use the Advance Scan mode to perform a deep-scanning of the added Outlook file. Do note that, Quick scan is faster but is used to repair minor/average-level corruption.

    4. After the scan, the tool will list all the PST content including Mail, Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, Notes, and Journals. Click on the Export button on top.

    5. Choose the PST file format and click on the Advanced Settings option.

    6. Apply Multiple settings on the Outlook PST file to be repaired.

    7. Select relevant options as per requirements and choose Export button to repair PST file.

    Points to Remember:

    • Remember to backup your file before using manual method.

    • In case of software, use Advance Scan for best results.

    • If you have generated BAK files, the tool supports them as well.

    • You can also mark the PST emails checkboxes for selective recovery


    MS Outlook is by far the most popular email client for desktop. And Outlook 2019 has further increased this ratio. However, similar to its predecessors, Outlook 2019 is not free from corruption. If you have also suffered such fate and possess corrupt PST files, then use the given methods to repair PST file easily. You can also use the given PST repair tool to fix PST file of Outlook 2016, 2013, etc.

    Stephen Renald

  • 2.  RE: PST Repair Tool to Fix & Repair Outlook PST File

    Posted Feb 03, 2022 11:21 PM
    Edited by Diana Carvalho Feb 03, 2022 11:23 PM

    Outlook users know the importance of PST files. There can be various ways that could lead to the corruption of PST. But if your PST file has been corrupted, then don't worry Shoviv Outlook PST Repair tool is there for you. This tool is recommended to repair Outlook data file because of its features. Few of these features are listed down.

    Features of Outlook PST Repair tool:

    • Users can add multiple PSTs and this tool load them all without losing a bit of efficiency.
    • There is no restriction to the added PST file size.
    • Users can split the resultant PST to prevent its corruption due to oversize.
    • This tool repairs the corrupt file as well as recovers the hardly deleted items of the PSTs.
    • This tool takes care of PST. Therefore, swiftly repairs the PST with maintaining their data integrity as well.

    Users can also use this tool in the trial version for free! Which allows them to process the first 50 items per folder.

    Read more -

    Outlook PST Repair
    Bitdataconversion Pvt. Ltd.

  • 3.  RE: PST Repair Tool to Fix & Repair Outlook PST File

    Posted Mar 12, 2022 01:07 AM

    Sysinfo PST File Recovery is one of the most effective solutions for repairing Outlook files that are corrupted or encrypted. It can restore all objects in an Outlook user's mailbox, including emails, calendars, contacts, notes, journals, and more, without compromising data integrity. This tool is intelligent enough to do the encrypted PST file recovery process before scanning the damaged Outlook PST file.


  • 4.  RE: PST Repair Tool to Fix & Repair Outlook PST File

    Posted Apr 18, 2022 06:11 AM
    Recently, I have faced the issue of Outlook Data file corruption that affects my inbox files. Then one of my colleagues recommended this informative writeup that helped me to repair the PST files against Outlook Data File Corruption. This article provides the detailed reasons that cause this issue along with the effective solution to repair the corruption from PST files. In case you are facing any issue with your PST file data then you can refer to this article.

    In the end, this article will introduce you to a secure Outlook PST Repair Tool that is a prominent utility to repair PST file corruption.

    Travis Wilson
    Software Developer|Technical Consultant
    California US

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