Repair Outlook 2010 PST File And Access Your Valuable Or Private Data Again


Microsoft outlook 2010 is new version of outlook application. Now days most of the people uses outlook application for retrieving or sending emails. Apart from this users also keeps years of data, as well as stores contacts, notes, journal and other files in it. These all data's are stored in PST file in .pst file format. It's true that Microsoft outlook 2010 is quite stable and keep data very safely, but being a software application it is not perfect. Many times pst files gets corrupted or damaged and all data which is stored in pst file becomes inaccessible. If you want to repair outlook 2010 pst file then take a look here.

Causes of MS Outlook 2010 PST file corruption:

There are several reasons due to which outlook pst files gets damaged or corrupted. Some of the main reasons are written below:

  • Due to virus or spyware infetion
  • PST file size related problems may also cause these types of problem
  • Data storage device failure
  • Faulty networking device
  • Terminating outlook 2010 application automatically may also corrupt outlook pst file

These are the few reasons due to which pst file can be corrupt or gets damaged. Here, question arises how to repair outlook 2010 pst file. If you want to fix corrupted or damaged pst file then try below written steps.

How to repair outlook 2010 pst file:

Microsoft outlook 2010 has a tool named inbox repair tool. It comes in-built with this application. This tool is also known as scanpst.exe. You can easily repair corrupted or damaged pst file by the help of this tool. You will find Microsoft outlook 2010 scanpst.exe tool in in the below written location:

  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\scanpst.exe

Go there double click on the inbox repair tool or scanpst.exe and click on the browse button. After that locate the corrupted pst file and then click on the repair button to start repairing. In most of the casese inbox repair tool repair outlook 2010 pst file which is corrupted.

In-cases if this steps fails to fix this issue then splitting the pst file in number of small pieces may also work sometimes. Because large pst file size also corrupts pst file. Then split pst file using the pst splitter software and access your outlook 2010 data easily.