Anti virus software cause the PST issues!


The Microsoft outlook is used as the application for the management of the personal information which includes the emails, messages, journals, notes, etc of the outlook users. It use the PST file to store the local copies of all the received or sent email messages and other outlook items. The file is loaded each time when the user start outlook application. The users use the antivirus software to scan the virus infected data file. Sometimes the antivirus software might prevent the user to open the PST file due to some incompatibilities issues like virus infection and display the error message. These mainly occur due to the large size of the PST file which cause the data loss and require software to split the large PST file. Therefore the user can use the split PST.

When the user tries to start the Outlook, the user gets the error message on the screen such as: “The antivirus software has blocked the file which you were trying to open” and receiving the message the application crashes. The error message pops up due to various conditions such as:

  • The user using the antivirus software is not compatible with Microsoft Office Outlook or due to using outdated anti-virus software.
  • If the user is trying to open a virus infected PST and the anti-virus software in use cannot remove that virus.
  • PST file is damaged due to the large size.
  • Large size PST file is not opening due to virus infection.

For such a situation try to reinstall the new anti virus software because the error may occur due the antivirus software is not supporting the Microsoft outlook. After reinstalling the new software, if the user again faces the same error message, it means the error is occurring due to the large size PST file. The user can use the split PST software to resolve the error message. The split PST is specially designed for the outlook users to split the large size PT file into different multiple small PST files.

The Split Outlook utility is most effective and reliable software which completes all its process in just few minutes without damaging or corrupting the original file of the Outlook. It is a non destructive application which ensures the absolute safety of the original Outlook PST files by saving the divided PST files into a new specified location. The software offers the intuitive user friendly interface which helps the novice or non technician users to easily handle the software without any prior knowledge of computer or software.