MS Outlook 2003 is an emailing application which comes with MS Office suite and is the first choice for most of the users round the world for sending and receiving mails, maintaining their contacts, to-do lists etc. in PST files. But often the PST files get corrupted under some circumstances due to which users are not been able to use the services that outlook provides like accessing their emails, the performance of the Outlook 2003 drastically drops etc.
The occurrence of the above problems in Outlook 2003 can happen because of corruption in the PST files. Corruption in the PST files can happen because of the following reasons:
- A virus in outlook can damage the PST files
- A sudden power failure
- Corruption in the file’s header
To resolve such issues in Outlook 2003, you can use the Scanpst.exe, a wonderful tool offered by the Microsoft to help Outlook users to repair their corrupt PST files. Many people are unable to locate this file; this file is present in the â€œProgram Filesâ€ folder under C:\ drive. Still if it is not located just type this address in address bar:
%Program Files%\Common Files\System\MSMAPI\1033\
Inbox Repair tool helps you remove corrupt data from the damaged PST file in Outlook 2003. Generally this utility is helpful only when the PST file is not very much corrupted but in case the file is heavily damaged, this tool unexpectedly quits or hangs up. Scanpst.exe then stops responding and starts generating error messages indicating severe damage to the PST file. Then in that scenario a third party PST File Repair software would be the best option for repairing an Outlook 2003 PST file.
By eliminating corruption, it recovers all your data which were inaccessible by you during the damage. Outlook 2003 PST Repair software efficiently removes corruption from different kind of Outlook objects like your emails, contacts, schedule etc. The software performs a powerful scanning and repairs PST files by running powerful algorithms and programming methods. As the software performs a read only operation so there is no chance of any other Outlook data getting corrupted.