Friday, February 8, 2013

Things to do when ‘archive.pst could not be accessed’ error occurs in Outlook

Small corruption in PST file does not halt your overall Outlook, but it may cause issues in performing various regular Outlook activities such as small halt in send and receive process. However, sometimes, the frequency of these halts gets increased and the situation gets worse as you encounter an error message that prevents you to perform basic Outlook operations. Since these symptoms are clear indication of corruption in PST file, thus using Outlook’s Inbox Repair Tool is the best method to repair your PST file. But, if this default tool of Outlook fails to do any needful, then use of an efficient Outlook PST repair software is recommended.

Let us take a practical example to understand this situation. Suppose, you want to move some emails from your Inbox to archive folder in your Outlook 2003 mailbox and for this you are dragging all the selected emails from source to destination folder. However, this dragging process halts in between as you encounter the following error message:

“archive.pst could not be accessed”

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Mail Backup Tool – An efficient software for professionals who want to backup their mailbox

In this modern era of computers and Internet, emails are considered as the best method of communication. Most of us, whether we are professionals or non-professional computer users, prefer emails to communicate. Moreover, at times some of our mails contain crucial information that none of us want to lose. Therefore, like the backup of various other data and files, backup of emails is also required. For this mail backup tools are considered as the best method.

Let us instantiate this issue with a practical example of Smith. Smith is an accountant in a small organization where he uses Outlook Express for communication. With the backup of other data stored in his computer, he many times thinks to backup his Outlook Express mailbox items that are on his PC in Inbox.dbx, Outbox.dbx and all such files.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

What to Do When Outlook Crashes Due to Corrupt Outlook Data File

Outlook data file corruption or corruption of Outlook PST file is not an unknown issue for many Microsoft Outlook users. Various users face such situations and use the appropriate remedy provided by Microsoft to troubleshoot their problem. However, there can be times when a resolution provided by Microsoft to overcome an error message may not work. For those cases use of efficient PST repair software is recommended.

Let us instantiate this situation. Suppose you are using MS Outlook 2010 and another day when you launch your Outlook it crashes unexpectedly with the following error message:

AppName: Outlook.exe
AppVer: 14.0.4760.1000
ModName: Kernelbase.dll
ModVer: 6.1.7600.16385
Offset: 0003194b

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

How to repair damaged outlook calendar for proper access

Calendar is one of the exemplary features of Microsoft Outlook which allows user to manage and schedule all his meetings, appointments, events, and tasks efficiently. By using Outlook calendar, you can schedule upcoming meetings, invite people to attend meetings and can assign tasks to dates as per your convenience. So calendar facilitates the work and simplifies the whole organizing process. However, sometimes if due to any error occurrence of PST file or the corruption of PST file if you lost access to calendar entries then it disturbs the working of Outlook. Therefore, need to repair Outlook calendar arises to get back access again.
Consider a scenario when you click on calendar section in MS Outlook to send a new meeting request to your subordinates. But you are not able to access as Outlook is showing error message “The file outlook.pst is not a personal folders file.”

This error message clearly indicates towards the presence of a corrupt PST file. So to recover your existing calendar entries and to use it further, repair of the pst file is required.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Using Inbox Repair Tool to Work Around PST File Corruption and Recover Outlook Mail Items

Outlook PST files have always been a trouble for Exchange users. A PST file is not only tricky to administer and manage, but difficult to back up making it prone to data loss. These files have long been associated with archiving email data out of Exchange mailboxes. But Outlook PSTs have posed serious problems for the Exchange administrators. Besides the problem of managing email, these files are vulnerable to corruption. A range of factors cause PST corruption, including virus attacks, system glitches, operating system bugs, and the like. Outlook provides an inbuilt utility ‘Scanpst.exe’ to repair PST corruption and recover inaccessible folders and items. Mentioned below is a detailed step-by-step procedure to resolve PST corruption using ‘Scanpst.exe’ or Inbox Repair tool:

•    Run ‘Scanpst.exe’ against the corrupt file to fix errors:

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Mail Backup Tool – Effective Way to Backup Your Mailbox Data

With time, your Outlook or Outlook Express mailbox gets filled with important sent and received emails, valuable contacts, and many other precious data. Just like any other data, all the data of your Outlook and Outlook Express mailbox too needs to be backed up. You can create manual backup of your data, but manual backup is time taking and requires some level of technical knowledge. Therefore, professional mail backup utility is the best way to take quick and easy backup of your Outlook or Outlook Express mailbox data. A professional mail backup tool has below mentioned features:

•    Instructive interface and quick backup: Robust mail backup tools have understandable and instructive user interface that guides you throughout the process. Moreover, a professional tool facilitates quicker backup that does not require too much time.