Skip to main content

How To Repair Damaged .PST And .OST File In Outlook.??


How To Repair Damaged .PST And .OST File In Outlook.??


Abnormal closing of outlook window leads to the damage of PST file, for example closing of outlook while processing or saving data to PST file. Also ‘End Task’ or ‘End Process’ in Windows task manager cause .PST file error.
Larger file size in PST drives damaging of PST. Even though Microsoft Outlook 2007 & 2010 allows larger PST file sizes (20GB – 50GB), but it is better to keep .PST file size under control (2GB-10GB).
Other main cause could be due to serious Virus corruptions that may make the PST file inaccessible to Outlook.
Operating System re-installation, Outlook Upgrading and Windows Upgrading are other tendency to cause corruption or unavailability of a PST file


Step 1: 
 Close outlook.exe
Open the following location on your computer.
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14 folder and run SCANPST file.

Step 2:
Open SCANPST, then click browse and show the actual path of the personal folder.
(The default personal folder location is in Documents\ Outlook Files)
The click Start, this will initialize the process,
You should wait some time according to the size of .PST file.

Step 3: 
Click repair to repair the PST file,
This process will take time related to the PST file size and Errors. Repair PST in outlook 2010 completed.

Open outlook to check your emails.

Please post your comments.

Popular posts from this blog

Setup cannot find office.en-us\dwtrig20.exe during office installation


Setup cannot find office.en-us\dwtrig20.exe during office installation


Method 1:

a) Uninstall skype form control panel.

b) After installing office, re-install skype.

Method 2:
a) Browse disk by right clicking on it with mouse.
b) Double click on setup.exe file from the same location.

Method 3:
Note: Take backup of your registry before modifying it. 
For registry backup: open "run" >> type "regedit" >> goto "file" >> click on "export" on desktop.

a) Edit the registry.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > MICROSOFT > OFFICE Delete the keys (items) you find in the OFFICE folder but not the sub-folders. This removes traces of previous installs to avoid possible conflicts when installing the new version of Office.

Delete the keys (items) you find here.

Excel 2013 right click doesn't work in spreadsheet.


Excel 2013 right click doesn't work in spreadsheet.


Check if excel works in safe mode.
1. Hold Windows key + R.
2. Copy and paste, or type the following command in the Open box, and then press Enter:
Excel /safe

Note: There is space between Excel and / If Excel safe works, disable the add-ins following steps mentioned below and determine the problem causing add-in: 
Try deleting following key from registry.
Excel 2007. Go to regedit and delete Options entry from HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Excel\ and verify the result.
• Hold Windows key + R.
• Copy and paste, or type the following command in the Open box, and then press Enter:
right click on Options and delete it.
Note: Ensure to back up the registry before any modification or deletion.
a) Locate and click the key or subkey that you want to back up.
b) Click the File menu, and then click Export.
c) In the Save in box, select the locati…

Word cannot start the spelling checker in Office MAC.


When you open a certain document in Word for Mac 2011, you get the following error:

“Word cannot start the spelling checker. The spelling checker files may be missing. Make sure the spelling checker files are installed or use the Microsoft Office Installer to install the spelling checker.”


The document may have been originally created from another version of Word and contain incompatible formatting.


If you cannot quit Word:
Press cmd + alt + Esc to show the Force Quit window.
In the list, click Microsoft Word.
Click the Force Quit button.

Update Microsoft Office 2011:
Open Word.
On the top menu, click Help, then Check for Updates.
Click the Check for Updates button.
Install all available updates until there are no more.

If that doesn’t work:
Open a blank document in Word.
On the top menu, click Word, then Preferences.
On the first row, click Spelling and Grammar.
Under the Spelling heading, uncheck “Check spelling as you type”.
Under the Grammar heading, uncheck “Check grammar as y…