Microsoft Outlook is the most popular email manager program. However, there are some issues in the program that you must be familiar with before you make the decision to get Microsoft Outlook. Often you find yourself in a dilemma that leads you to a situation in which the Outlook program stops responding. This is mainly caused when Outlook program is not able to read the PST files in it. The error may also occur if the size of the PST file exceeds the allotted 2GB space. However, before talking about how to fix the issues, you must know about PST files.
PST stands for personal storage table and it in these files that Outlook stores all the personal user related data. Your emails, contacts, calendar entries and schedules are all stored in the PST files. So if something goes wrong with these files, you will be in a lot of trouble as you will not be able to access your files anymore. If the Outlook PST files are unreadable, you will get an error message of the format, ‘Outlook.pst is no longer a personal files folder’.
If you are wondering how file corruption get Microsoft Outlook to not work properly, it is mainly due to the reason that Outlook will not able to read PST files as they are corrupted. File corruptions can occur due to a variety of reasons including errors occurred while transferring files to your system, an improper shut down of the Outlook application etc. Another reason for the corruption of Outlook PST files is the exceeding of memory allotted to the PST files as mentioned above.
There is nothing to worry if you are having corruption issues, as you can easily fix these issues by running an Outlook repair on your system files. The Outlook program in itself has one such program, known as Inbox repair tool. This utility can be launched by clicking on the file named Scanpst.exe found in the default Outlook folder. The utility when launched will scan the system files of Outlook program for corruptions and will fix all the issues that are found.
If you are still not able to run the Outlook program successfully after running the Outlook repair program, you need to download a professional Outlook repair tool that will fix all the issues found in the program. One of the catches on running professional repair tools is that you will need to pay for these pro tools for making them work on your computer.