Tuesday, April 19, 2011

How do Outlook Repair tool helps you in PST Repair?

Even repair of Outlook PST file by Inbox repair tool leaves corrupt Outlook PST file in a same state. Data of Outlook e-mail objects, such as e-mail messages, contacts, attachments, appointments, journal, tasks, events, remains inaccessible. Inbox repair tool is provided by Microsoft to repair corrupt PST file. But due to its limited functionality, Outlook PST file can not be made corruption free. Well, inaccessible data can be restored back from a pst backup file. If backup is unavailable, then the only and last option left for you is to use a third party Outlook PST Repair products.

To further clarify above issue, let us consider a practical case. At times, Outlook shows abrupt behavior like when you start MS-Outlook for the first time, Outlook fails to start and you receive an error message that says:

“Mapi32.dll is corrupt or the wrong version.”

Or, when you try to export data from MS-Outlook, below error messages might be received at the time of click finish or when a try is made to map custom fields:

Outlook caused an invalid page fault in module OLAdd.FAE at
OUTLOOK.EXE caused fault #c0000005 in OLADD.FAE at address

Ground of the issue:

Causes that are responsible for the occurrence of above error message are as follows:
  • Mapi32.dll file is corrupt or damaged.
  • Outlook PST file is corrupt.


First of all, rename the Mapi32.dll file by the following steps:

1.Close MS-Outlook.
2.Select Start >> find >> Files or folders.
3.Enter Mapi32.dll in the named box.
4.Hit on icon My computer in Look in, and select Find Now.
5.From the search results list, do a right click to choose Mapi32.dll.
6.Select Rename, enter Mapi32.old. In case, multiple copies of Mapi32.dll are available, then rename each file.
7.Exit the Window of Find files and then start Outlook.

But if the problem does not get solved by following above steps then you need to go for repairing the corrupted pst file. An inbuilt Inbox repair tool (Scanpst.exe) can be employed to repair Outlook PST file. But due to its limited functionality, the tool might not successfully repair the corrupt PST file. For such unsuccessful cases, you can opt for a third party Outlook PST Repair tool. Such tool perform PST repair in an easy and effective manner.

Stellar Phoenix Outlook PST Repair is a professional tool that has been introduced in the market for Outlook repair. The tool repairs corrupt Outlook PST file in one go. This outlook pst repair tool can be installed in Windows 7, Vista, Server 2003, XP, and 2000. Demo version of the tool is available which allows to have a preview of all the recovered items. However, you do not need to have Outlook installed in your system to use demo version of this tool.

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