Repair PST on Outlook 2007

Requirements: Windows 8/7/XP/Vista
Outlook Versions: Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2010

Microsoft Outlook 2007 is one of the widely used email client. The email client stores data in PST file format, which cannot be accessed by other applications. All emails, attachments, notes, contacts, calendar, tasks, etc are stored in single file called as PST (Personal Storage Table) located on local computer. In Microsoft Outlook 2002 and earlier versions, the HTTP accounts use PST files that do not support Unicode format and limits the PST file size to 2 GB. As compared to this, in Outlook 2007, the HTTP accounts use Personal Storage Table files with Unicode format and PST file size is configured to 20 GB.

The default location of Microsoft Outlook 2007
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12

The default location of PST files in Microsoft Outlook 2007
Drive: \Documents and Settings\user\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook

Some reasons because of which the PST files get corrupted are discussed below:

Few precautions that are necessary to save your Personal Storage Table files from corruption are discussed below:

Requirements: Windows 8/7/XP/Vista
Outlook Versions: Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2010

However, if PST files are already corrupted then it is too late to think about the backup copies and other measures. At this time, you have to use good third party utility software to repair your corrupted PST file and the best one available is the fix PST tool. Repair PST Software, is a very powerful utility that can fix Outlook 2003 PST file, 2007 and 2010 versions. The is one of best password protected PST file repair tool that is compatible with all the versions of Microsoft Outlook. The deleted emails, contacts, tasks, etc are also recovered during the repair process. The contents of the corrupt Personal Storage Table file will be retrieved and stored in new PST file along with the complete settings.

Steps to use repair PST on Outlook 2010, 2007 and 2003 versions are shown below:

Step 1: Download and install the demo version of PST fix Software. Select "OPEN PST FILE" option from the main screen if you know the location of corrupted PST file, or select "FIND PST FILE" option if you do not know the location of PST file, or select "SELECT OUTLOOK PROFILE" option if you want to fix complete Outlook profile as shown in Figure 1

Main screen

Figure 1 : Main Window

Requirements: Windows 8/7/XP/Vista
Outlook Versions: Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2010

Step 2: If you select "OPEN PST FILE" option, then browse for the PST file and click "Next" as shown in Figure 2

Repair PST on Outlook 2007 - Browse locataion of PST file

Figure 2 : Browse PST File Location

Step 3: If you select "FIND PST FILE" option then select the drive to search PST. Then select the corrupted PST file that you want to fix from listed PST file and click "Next" to fix as shown in Figure 3

Repair PST on Outlook 2007 - Select drive screen

Figure 3 : Select Drive

Requirements: Windows 8/7/XP/Vista
Outlook Versions: Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2010

Step 4: Select "Normal Scan" option if PST file has minor corruption or select "Smart Scan" option if PST file has severe corruption. Browse for the destination path and click "Repair" as shown in Figure 4

Repair PST on Outlook 2007 - Normal Scan / Smart Scan option screen

Figure 4 : Select Normal Scan / Smart Scan

Requirements: Windows 8/7/XP/Vista
Outlook Versions: Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2010