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Repair .PST Files

Personal Storage Table files (.pst) is a filename extension associated with Personal Folders files used with certain Microsoft products. Personal Folders (.pst) files are used to store local copies of messages, calendar events, and other items within Microsoft Microsoft Exchange Client, Windows Messaging, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Outlook Express.

You may find from time to time that errors may occur within your .pst files, there are many .pst error codes that come associated with these problems. Here are an example of some of the .pst errors you will see;

  • OL2000: Unable to Open a Shared .pst File Without a Password
  • OL2000: Unable to Use Your Personal Folder File if it Exceeds the 2 GB Size Limit
  • OL2000: Error Opening a Shortcut to an Item in a PST

The first and easiest method you should try to fix this problem is to use a specific .pst repair tool software, download it here and you will be able to fix any .pst file immediately.

You can also attempt the fix the .pst file by using the inbox repair tool that comes packaged with Outlook. Follow this and try to repair your Outlook .pst files.

  • On the Start menu, click Run
  • In the Open box, type: drive:\Program Files\Common Files\System\Mapi\LocaleID\scanpst.exe
  • Click OK
  • In the Enter the name of the file you want to scan box, type the path and file name given in the error message above
  • Click Start
  • Click Repair

If this tool has successfully repaired the specific .pst file you will see a message stating that the repair is complete, but if it was unsuccessful you should try and run this .pst repair tool.


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