I am an user of Outlook 2007 from long time and i didn’t have faced any measure issue. But last night when i was trying to open my email i get an error Outlook missing PST file. This is really a frustrating thing which make me unable to open my PST file. I don’t know what happens wrong. So if anybody knows about this error then please help me. Thanks…
Well, you don’t have to worry so much because you are not alone who is receiving this error. Outlook missing PST file is one of the common error which arise in Outlook. However it is a dangerous issue error and if it is not solved soon then it can lead to many other issue. The reason behind this error is also the corruption of PST files. User must know that all the items of Outlook like notes, calendar, journals, inbox folders, contact etc are saved in a data file which is known as a pst file. PST file is very sophisticated and it can easily exposed to threats and it become corrupt. Moreover, there are many reason which are responsible behind the corruption of PST files.
Lets have a look on the reason of PST corruption which leads to the Outlook missing PST file error
- Sudden and improper termination of Outlook can arise the error
- If PST file is stored on the bad sectors of the hard drive then it can be inaccessible
- Registry corruption issue and header damage can also lead to the error
- PST file can corrupt due to sudden power failure during important operation
- Incorrect import of Outlook PST file can also generate the error
So as mentioned above Outlook missing PST file error can occur due to corruption of PST file so in order to fix the error you have to repair the corrupted PST file. In order to repair corrupted PST you can use the inbuilt tool but it is not so effective, so you can use some third party utility like Outlook repair software. It is a prominent tool which can easily repair corrupted PST and fix the error which arise due to it.
User Guide : How to Use Outlook Repair Software
Step 1 : Download and install Outlook PST Repair Program and thereafter run it, hereby you need to choose ‘select Outlook Data File “ option so as to specify the corrupt file that is to be repaired.
Step 2 : Begin the scanning process, by clicking the scan button present there
Step 3 : Also, you can see the stop button provided there, which can be used to stop the scanning process going on
Step 4 :Once this step has been successfully accomplished,preview of files that are corrupt could be found in the left pane. Here you can see the save button that is used to save the recovered files.
Step 5 : Once “ Save Recovered File “ option is selected and a location is specified for saving the same, the files are saved & could then be accessed.
Step 6 : The progress bar shows the ongoing process
Step 7 : Once the files are repaired, you can have easy access to the same from where they are saved.