How to Recover PST file from Outlook 2010

MS Outlook is the most popular desktop email client used now a day while working in a business organization. PST (personal file storage) is a data file that stores the Outlook PST items like mails, contacts, calendar, notes, tasks and others. Sometimes users may accidently delete the PST file or it got corrupt due to one or more logical and physical errors and that issues makes PST file inaccessible for the users. It becomes unreadable so there is extensive need of PST file Recovery.
The benefit of PST file is: it serves as a backup of proper PST files which are created when you close MS Outlook and copy the PST files into a safe backup solution. But sometimes backup-pst file itself gets corrupted or unavailable so in such scenario we can recover the PST file from deleted, corrupted, lost and damaged items.

Corruption errors that make the PST File damaged:

1] The Outlook .pst files get corrupted due to improper execution of MS Outlook and in case of damage in the segment of hard disk drive and power supply failure leads to loss of data and make users unable to access the original PST file.

2] In case of virus attacks and malware infections that infects the PST File from Outlook and spread the logical errors in the file

Microsoft Outlook has provided the inbuilt utility solution scanpst.exe to repair PST file from corrupt, delete, damage and lost PST Outlook items. The scanpst.exe is an executable file and it is available on a local hard disk where MS Outlook package is installed. It will works on low level corruption issues. The path of scanpst.exe is totally depends on the MS Outlook version. In MS Outlook version 2010 scanpst.exe is located at
32-bit windows c:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office 14\
64-bit windows c:\Program Files(x86)\Microsoft Office\Office 14\
64-bit Outlook c:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office 14\

However, it is not enough to handle and recover deeply corrupted PST file and not capable of restoring accidently deleted PST file from highly damaged PST file. Hence there comes a need to use third party software Outlook PST Recovery to recover corrupt, damage, lost and damaged PST file from Outlook.

Conclusion: The Outlook PST Recovery is the responsible utility that has proved the right faith in the mind of the users in case of data recovery. This tool recovers all the deleted, lost, damage and corrupt data from Outlook PST items and can get accessible for the PST file easily. This software supports all types of MS Outlook versions 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003 etc. It also support feature to recover hard deleted emails from PST file and allow users to save the PST data into EML,MSG,MBOX and PDF file formats.

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  • One can repair corrupt Outlook PST file for free with inbox repair tool just follow the steps mentioned in the article here

  • Follow here steps for Repairing Outlook 2010 PST Using the Inbox Repair Tool (scanpst.exe)

    1. Locating scanpst.exe for your Outlook version
    2. Running the repair process
    3. Locating the pst-file

      • Starting the scanning process
      • Starting the repair process
      • Repair completed

    After performing this procedure, you will surely repair the PST file. In the meantime if you want to have a look over the data saved in that corrupted PST file, then you can try a freeware PST viewer utility to open or read PST file , it helps in viewing the data stored in PST file even if the PST file is damaged as it has advance scan option available to execute this task.

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