outlook corrupted file. cannot access archive folder

Outlook .pst files . error message "cannot expand folder. set of folders cannot be opened" How to fix possible corrupted file in outlook?
Greg GutknechtDesktop Support TechnicianAsked:
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Rich BullockIT Systems EngineerCommented:
You can use scan pst, a tool included with outlook to fix corrupt pst files.

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Curt PetriccaIT TechnicianCommented:
Save the pst file locally if stored on a network drive before using this tool otherwise you can face permanent corruption if the network is even slightly unstable.
Greg GutknechtDesktop Support TechnicianAuthor Commented:
I did find find this solution today so thank you for confirming that.
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