Fix Inbox Repair Tool Freezes Issue

With Outlook application inbox repair tool is specially designed to repair the Outlook application if any error arises with this. It allows you to recover emails, folders and other email items. Even if the PST file is damaged or corrupted then this application can work to repair the pst files. This tool is basically a file that is called as Scanpst.exe. This is a hidden file which is installed with the installation of Windows. All the error and problems associated with the PST file is fixed through this Outlook repair tool. But there is some limitation that it cannot repair a file that is greater than 2GB in size. In this condition you will experience that inbox repair tool freezes or may stop working.

When this case occurs with Outlook PST file and Scanpst.exe fails to repair then you will receive an error suggesting that the message interface has returned an unknown error or the scanning process of the PST file error will be hangs in middle of the process. In this case you won’t be able to repair your PST file. The most favorable causes of this condition of the PST file are oversized issue. Larger size PST file 2GB, 4GB or 10GB can be the cause of such Outlook behavior.

In order to repair an oversized PST file you should first crop the PST file using PST crop tool. It will reduce the size of the pst file but before that you are highly suggested to backup the file. Some of the files might be deleted while cropping the files. Since cropping is not reliable method to fix inbox repair tool freezes problem so you can split PST file instead of that. To split pst file you can use an reliable third party Split PST file tool. This tool split pst file by folder, date and size. The powerful algorithm of this tool can repair the error also and ensures complete and safe split. Without affecting your original items of Outlook it splits pst file easily.