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Outlook 12 PST file hang

Posted on 2009-04-12
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I have on XP SP3 Rus installed MS office 12 with business contact manager for outlook. In outlook i have 3 pst files (1,2,3 for simplicity) and 1 BCM database. For some time the 3 pst files worked fine, but now each time i try to open 3 pst file outlook hangs. The other two work fine and new pst files also work fine. So the problem must be in that exact pst file. I tried cleaning profile, scanning that file with scanpst.exe, renaming the file and none of this worked. What else can i  try and uncorrupt the file?
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Question by:Lambru
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by:MrMintanet
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http://support.microsoft.com/kb/272227
scanpst.exe

How big is the PST?
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by:war1
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Hello Lambru,

Here is what I recommend when ScanPST does not work?

Outlook Recovery Toolbox
http://www.oemailrecovery.com/outlook-recovery.html

Hope this helps!
war1
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StefanKittel earned 250 total points
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Hello,

can't you create new psd and import the data?

Stefan
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by:Lambru
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Thanks everyone for all the comments, i finally solved this by moving the file to another PC and importing the data there.
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