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How do I repair a PST (Outlook 2010)

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So far I've used outlook scanpst, but it did not work.
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Question by:onebytesystem
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by:woolnoir
ID: 34945082
what error did scanpst give ?

there are commercial tools to do the same job.. but it depends what the problem with the pst file is

http://www.stellaroutlookpstrepair.com/
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by:onebytesystem
ID: 34945626
Is says that a personal file was close properly....
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ConUladh earned 500 total points
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When you say scanpst are you referring to an automatic scan when you open outlook or are you manually running scanpst.exe, there is a difference, the latter being more thorough.

You could also create a new pst and try import into it from the damaged one.
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by:onebytesystem
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I will try that.
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by:chcw
ID: 34947771
I recommend

Advanced Outlook Repair

at http://www.datanumen.com/aor/

Acutally there are a lot of Outlook recovery tools in the market. Here is a list of them:

http://www.datanumen.com/aor/compare

you can choose the one that works for you with the minimum cost.
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by:chcw
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Sorry I misspell the URL. The list of tools is at

http://www.datanumen.com/aor/compare.htm
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by:onebytesystem
ID: 34969687
Here is what I did.
I was able to create a new PST and I copied the emails to the new pst.
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by:ConUladh
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This is what I suggested in 34946034
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by:WhackAMod
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Starting closing process on behalf of the asker.
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