Repairing Corrupt Outlook 2010 PST files

Microsoft Outlook 2010 is bundled with all new characteristics which includes letter styling, new templates with advanced interface and completely different user experience. Even though MS Outlook 2010 application has built-in new features, it attributes are stored in PST file which is easily prone to corruption.

Mostly, exceeding size limit is the major cause for Outlook 2010 PST file corruption. The size issue has been overcome in Outlook 2010 and it has been extended to 50 GB. But it is always recommended that PST file should not be oversized so as to avoid corruption. There can be numerous reasons which are responsible for corruption PST file Outlook 2010. Let’s understand few common reasons that cause PST 2010 file corruption:

Abrupt Termination of Outlook: Most of the Outlook users don’t make proper termination of Outlook application, this further results in damaging PST file.

Virus Attacks: Mostly viruses are responsible for damaging Outlook PST files making them inaccessible. It is advisable to install antivirus software for Outlook email system

Up gradation of MS Outlook: Sometimes, while upgrading your Microsoft Outlook 2010 can even corrupt PST file

Sharing PST file: Sharing of PST file over a network should be avoided, because it increases risk of corruption with network storage

The above mentioned reasons are commonly responsible for PST file corruption; but if PST file gets corrupted then it would probably display some error messages which notify the user that PST file cannot be accessed. Outlook 2010 generates some common error messages which are listed below

  • Cannot move the items. Could not complete the operation
  • File cannot be accessed
  • File cannot be found

All these are common error messages which will indicate that your PST file has been corrupted and needs to be repaired. There is a tool provided by Microsoft Outlook 2010 called Inbox Repair Tool (scanpst.exe) which can be used for repairing PST file. But if in case; Microsoft Inbox Repair Tool fails to repair your PST files Outlook 2010, then under such circumstances it is recommended to make use of good repair tool such as Remo Repair Outlook PST. This software comes in handy for fixing issues that are related to PST file Outlook 2010 corruption.

Features of PST Repair Software by Remo

PST Repair Software by Remo efficiently repairs corrupt / inaccessible PST files Outlook 2010 by restoring all attributes securely. This repair tools works effectively and you should opt for if your Outlook application is not responding or PST file is not opening or even sometimes, when Outlook gets crashed.

This tool is useful for repairing large MS Outlook 2010 PST file, besides this; it is far more advanced than Outlook Inbox Repair tool i.e. scanpst.exe. It is possible to retrieve emails from deleted items folder consisting of all attributes including To, CC, Subject, attachments etc.

Remo Repair PST utility will extract contents from PST file Outlook 2010 and creates new healthy PST file. The ability of software to work in read-only mode helps to maintain the original attributes of PST file as it is. Moreover, Preview option helps in better understanding since it displays recovered data.

Sometimes it may happen that while accessing Outlook application; it suddenly freezes for unknown reason or may be when the size of PST file exceeds the limit. So for such situations, this utility easily repair oversized PST file and generate repaired PST file which can be easily imported in 2003-2013 format.

More about Remo PST Repair Software

  • Easily repairs PST file created on Microsoft Outlook 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016
  • Possible to repair password-protected or compressed PST files
  • Friendly user interface ease the repairing process in more simpler way

In addition to this, Windows Edition includes Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP and Windows server 2003 & Windows 2008


Points to Remember for avoiding corruption of PST files in future:

  • Improper termination of Outlook application should be avoided
  • Backup copy of PST files should be maintained and updated regularly
  • Sharing of PST file over same network should be avoided