How to Fix Archive.pst file?

  • Enables to easily open corrupt archive PST files in MS Outlook

  • The strong repair algorithms scans and fixes the damaged archive PST file in no time

  • A reliable fix technique to repair PST files, recommended by the industry experts

  • Works smoothly on all version of MS Outlook on any Windows PC's

  • Also got the ability to retrieve any inaccessible or deleted emails, and other Outlook attributes

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MS Outlook is an advanced email application that comes with additional and unique features with every new released Outlook version. Every Outlook version has its separate database file called the PST (Personal Storage Table) file. PST file used to hold all Outlook attributes including emails, contacts, calendar items, journals, folders, tasks, notes and more. But if more data gets added in PST file then there are chances for PST file corruption as PST file has its maximum size limit i.e. 2GB, 20GB and 50GB based on its Outlook version.

So, Outlook provides an Archive feature using which, Outlook user can compress or reduce the PST file size to a great extent. The reduced PST file will be saved as archive.pst. However, there are still chances that archive.pst file may get corrupt and leads to various types of errors like “Invalid xml, the file cannon be loaded”, “Cannot open Outlook” etc. So, in such situations, you may get worried and merely question that if it is possible to fix archive.pst? If yes, then how can I fix Outlook archive.pst file? Which is the best tool for fixing archive.pst file? Relax!! Now you don’t have to be panic because archive.pst fix can be easily done by using a highly-advanced and well-known tool called the Fix PST Tool. This advanced application has an ability to fix PST errors in order regain to access to your Outlook archive PST file.


How does archive.pst file get corrupt?

  • Power Surge: While accessing or handling the archive.pst file, if your system gets inappropriately shut down due to power surge, then it leads to corrupt archive.pst file.
  • Virus Infection: Virus is an effective program that can corrupt data files as well as database files stored on te storage device. Once archive.pst file gets severely infected by virus then it becomes inaccessible which leads to loss of data from it.
  • Storage Device Failure: If your storage device gets corrupted or damaged due to some reasons, then the files stored on it including the archive.pst becomes unreadable. So, damaged storage device also leads to loss of your Outlook data.
  • Other Factors: The other factors that lead to archive.pst file corruption are abrupt termination of Outlook application, sharing a .pst file over the network, bad sectors on hard disk, archive.pst header file corruption, errors while upgrading Outlook version, application malfunctions etc.

These are the common scenarios that can corrupt the Outlook archive.pst file. However, you don’t have to be worried about any of these PST corruption scenarios because by making use of Fix PST Tool, you can easily get to know how to fix archive.pst file within a few simple steps.

Sometimes, while opening a PST file on Outlook you may get an error message like this, “The file Outlook.pst is not a personal folders file”. If it happens, don’t worry since you can easily fix this issue using the Fix PST Tool and can recover all Outlook attributes from that PST file effectively. Visit the following page to clarify your doubts relating to this. http://www.howtofixpstfiles.com/outlook-pst-is-not-a-personal-folders-file.html

Highlighted features of Fix PST Tool

Fix PST is a powerful and highly-rated application which has been reviewed and suggested by the industry experts and professionals around the globe. Other than fixing archive.pst file, the software can also recover lost or deleted emails, calendar items, contacts, events, tasks, RSS feeds, tasks, journals, notes etc. It has ability to corrupted or damaged PST file created on Outlook 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016. It has strong fixing algorithms that helps you effectively to fix broken PST files with utmost ease. Without any technical guidance, even novice user can come to know how to fix archive.pst file as it provides simple and easy to use interface. It allows you to fix corrupted PST file on various versions of Windows OS like Windows Vista, XP, 7, 8, 10 etc. This tool also has an ability to fix password protected and encrypted PST files. Even large sized PST file can be fixed using this effective application. It is far better than the inbuilt scanpst.exe tool. It provides two options to fix PST file based on the severity of file corruption. Other than PST, it can also be used to fix corrupted or damaged Outlook OST file. It facilitates you to preview the repaired archive.pst file before saving it.

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How to fix archive .pst file:

Step 1: Install the free demo version of Fix PST tool and double-click the desktop icon to run the software.

Step 2: The main screen now displays three options: “Open PST file”, “Find PST file” and “Select Outlook Profile”. Select any one option based on your requirement. After selecting the PST file that is to be fixed click “Next”.

Fix Archive.pst - Main Screen

Step 3: Select the “Normal Scan” option and select the destination location where you want to save the fixed archive.pst file. Then Click on the “Repair” button to start the scanning and fixing process.

Fix Archive.pst - Select scan type & destination

Step 4: Once the scanning and archive.pst fixing process has completed, you can view the summary of fixed archive.pst file. If you are satisfied with your result, you can activate the full version of the software.

Fix Archive.pst - Preview summary report

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