Outlook pst file corrupted

Posted on 2012-03-29
Last Modified: 2012-03-30
hello experts,

            here im using Microsoft outlook for mails while i am formatting my system i took a backup (.pst) file and now after configuration now while i import .pst file to my outlook it says an Error report (Given Outlook.pst is not a personal folders file) i used third party software to repair my pst backup and changed read write options none solved my problem

Question by:GLXUSER
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2

Author Comment

ID: 37785591
i need a clear statement bcoz i am new to windows :(
LVL 21

Accepted Solution

motnahp00 earned 500 total points
ID: 37785594

Expert Comment

ID: 37785803
SCANPST.exe is the tool within Outlook to repair pst's. There is also a SCANOST.exe for offline files.

Author Comment

ID: 37786399
Nothing works even that software(stealler phoenix. ) which you gave doesn't work same error message .
 not valid .pst file . in outlook error is (Given Outlook.pst is not a personal folders file).


Expert Comment

ID: 37786855
Ok if it doesn't work why did you accept it as a solution? Futher troubleshooting would then be required. EE is known for its accepted solutions.

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Problem to delete range 4 84
COPY from excel to notepad 3 86
IT Desktop Support 11 120
SharePoint 2013 Site Replacement 6 73
I wanted to share this with fellow Experts, who might not know. How often have you wanted to learn something, only to be set back by either restrictions imposed on "trial" or "evaluation" software?  How often have you had to rebuild a home networ…
The canonical version of this article is on my web site here: A companion presentation is available here:
The viewer will learn how to simulate a series of coin tosses with the rand() function and learn how to make these “tosses” depend on a predetermined probability. Flipping Coins in Excel: Enter =RAND() into cell A2: Recalculate the random variable…
The viewer will learn how to simulate a series of sales calls dependent on a single skill level and learn how to simulate a series of sales calls dependent on two skill levels. Simulating Independent Sales Calls: Enter .75 into cell C2 – “skill leve…

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question