How to Repair Damaged PST Files in Few Clicks

Microsoft Outlook 2010 is the latest version of outlook that has been launched in June 2010. This version of Outlook is used by most of the users to manage multiple emails in Conversation view. It is used to store all important data such as email messages, sent or received email messages, calender’s, contacts, tasks, lists, journals, important dates etc. In this people store their documents widely but sometimes it may possible that user can not get their document because of corruption. It is only possible when your data are affected with several reasons such as header file corruption, virus attack, power failure, over-sized of PST files, wrong compression techniques, improper handling of PST files, Hard disk damages, media corruption, broken PST files, file-header corruption, 2 GB limitation errors, improper Outlook exists etc.

Corruption Issues:

If your PST files get really damaged with these error then you can access your PST files normally. Once your entire PST files are damaged then it will generate some common error messages whenever you try to open your PST files it will generate some common error messages which are as follows:-

  • An unknown error has occurred. 0X80040600

  • Messaging interface has caused an unknown error, he file xxxx.pst could not be found

  • File xxxx.pst could not be accessed.

  • Data error. Cyclic redundancy check.

  • Unknown error found.

  • 0x80042108

All these above mentioned common error messages are the indication of the PST file corruption. Whenever you find any error messages in open your PST file then you should clearly understand that your PST files is in dangerous situation. For repairing PST files , tool is provided by Microsoft by default. This tool automatically installed into your Computer when you download MS Outlook 2010. To repair PST file first of all you should locate this tool by using these step which are as follows:-

  1. Open Control Panel.

  2. Now you should choose User Accounts option which will appears “User Accounts” windows.

  3. In next step Click on the Mail icon to select The Mail Setup. Outlook dialog box will appears.

  4. Now Choose the Data Files button.

  5. Now select Personal Folder and Click on the Settings button.

  6. At last you should copy the location in the File Name Field to access the PST file.

If manual method is not working properly then go for third part tool that will help you to repair outlook. You can use pst repair tool to repair outlook files.