Repairing Large Outlook PST File

Is your Outlook PST file inaccessible and throws error messages? Then your PST file size might have exceeded its maximum limit! But do not worry, use Remo Repair Outlook utility and repair large sized PST files; you’ll also be able to restore entire Outlook items with utmost ease. Download it now!!!

Sometimes, when you open Microsoft Outlook application an error message may pop up stating “Errors have been detected in the file (Location of file). Quit all mail enabled applications and use Inbox Repair Tool to fix the issue.” Although, you try to open the application many times, the same error may be displayed on the screen. You might not be familiar with such error messages as it occurs only when the size limit of PST file is exceeded.

Under such circumstances, you will not be able to access emails or any other Outlook items, such as emails, contacts, calendars, and so on. In fact, you cannot even perform any actions on your Outlook. However, there is no need to get panic as you can easily repair large sized PST files using the methods mentioned in this page. Just read on…

Reason for Outlook PST file to exceed its size limit

Every Outlook PST file has a size limit; Microsoft Outlook 2003 and earlier version have a size limit of 2GB, Outlook 2007 and later have 20GB and Outlook 2010 and later have 50GB. As and when you make use of Outlook application to send and receive mails, manage notes & calendars, etc. Outlook collects massive amount of information adding up to PST file size. If the PST size limit exceeds the above mentioned limits especially with Outlook 2003, then it may lead to PST file inaccessibility.

Fixing oversized PST file size problem

In order to fix large size PST file issues Outlook has an in-built Inbox repair tool called scanpst.exe. When the PST displays error message, it is recommended to use scanpst tool, but the fact is that it would fail to recover all Outlook attributes from large size PST file and may modify your original file further. But, no worries as you can take the help of Outlook File Repairing software called Remo Repair Outlook to fix oversized PST file issues and restore all Outlook items securely.

What’s more, this tool will fix large size Outlook data file with just few simple steps. This software will fix common Outlook error messages in an efficient way. It recovers all Outlook attributes like contacts, emails, journals, appointments, events, notes, address book, RSS feeds etc. from corrupted PST file. In addition, the software easily fixes PST file created on any version of Outlook application including Outlook 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016. Furthermore, easily runs on all the latest versions of Windows operating systems like Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 for repairing large PST files. This repairing application allows you to fix PST file that gets corrupted after facing Microsoft outlook receiving error 0x800ccc92, Outlook Error 554, Outlook Error 0x800ccc90, etc.


Tutorial to Repair Large PST File:

Step 1: Download Remo Repair Outlook PST and install the application on your Windows computer. Run the program and start large PST fixing process. You’ll find three options from the main screen i.e. “Open PST File”, “Find PST File” and “Select Outlook Profile”. Use “Open PST File” option if you know PST file's exact location. Click on “Find PST File” option to search for your PST file, or click “Select Outlook Profile” to choose a particular Outlook profile, if you have multiple accounts.

Repair Large PST File - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: Select the appropriate PST file scanning option. Browse for the destination path and click on “Repair” button.

Fix Large PST File - Choose Scanning Method

Figure B: Choose Scanning Method

Step 3: The software fixes large sized PST file after which it displays the repaired Outlook mails and other attributes like emails, calendars, contacts, notes, journals, tasks etc. Preview the fixed PST file by clicking on "Preview" option, and save the file in particular location.

How to Repair Large Outlook PST File - Repaired PST File

Figure C: Repaired PST File

Note - You can follow few precautionary measures to avoid PST file from getting oversized such as removing unwanted emails and other attributes, disabling auto synchronize option, compressing your PST file to make up space and many others. However, in case even after taking the necessary precautions if your PST file still becomes large and gets damaged, use the above mentioned resolutions.