Fixing Outlook 2003 PST File


  • An ultimate utility to repair Outlook 2003 corrupt PST file

  • Repairs severely damaged PST file when inbox repair utility scanPST.exe fails to fixx it

  • Fixes PST file and recovers deleted Emails, Contacts, Appointments, Journals, Notes, etc. in Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, and 2000

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Microsoft Outlook is called as PIM (Personal information manager) developed by Microsoft. Although it is mainly used as an e-mail application, it is also featured with Calendar, task manager, journals etc. Outlook consists of a PST file (Personal Storage Table) that acts as storage for all these personal information and related data. Outlook 2003 is one of the Microsoft Application versions that has been released before Microsoft Outlook 2007. Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 offers many interactive and attractive features which were not encompassed in older versions of email clients. This Outlook 2003 PST can not only store emails, it can also store other data like Contacts, Calendar, Notes, Appointments etc.

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Outlook 2003 provides an advanced search mechanism that helps the users to find the emails and other Outlook attributes very easily. Apart from all these features, Outlook 2003 may start encountering problems i.e., it may tend to get damaged or corrupted under any circumstances. Once the Outlook 2003 gets corrupted or damaged, you will not be able to access data from its PST file. Due to Outlook 2003 corruption, it may start showing the error notifications such as, "Outlook extend.dat file is missing, Outlook .PST file can’t be found, errors have been detected in file ‘file path’, An unknown error has occurred. 0x80040600, Internal errors have been generated, the file couldn’t be repaired therefore can’t be reopened" etc. In such cases, you should know how to fix outlook 2003 PST file errors using the following utility.

Run the SCANPST.exe utility

Generally, in these cases, you can use inbuilt repair tool named as Inbox Repair Tool. However, it may fail to fix Outlook 2003 PST file if it is corrupted or damaged severely. Now, you might be thinking that your damaged or corrupt Outlook 2003 PST file can never be fixed. But, it’s not true beacuse it is easily possible to repair Outlook 2003 PST file using Outlook 2003 PST file repair utility. Prior to that,

Let’s see some common scenarios that lead to corruption of an Outlook 2003 data files:

  • 1. As the usage of Outlook 2003 increases, the PST file size also increases due to the storage of a large number of emails and other Outlook data. When PST reaches its defined size limit then PST file gets severely damaged resulting in loss of emails and Outlook 2003 data. In such cases, instead of worrying, you should know how to fix Outlook 2003 PST file and get back all your Outlook data.

  • 2. There are several other reasons like virus attack, improper system termination, application malfunction etc., which generally corrupts PST file header that ends up in inaccessibility of Outlook 2003 PST file.

  • 3. Additionally, if any damage occurs to Outlook 2003 registry entries, interruption while compacting PST file, re-installation of OS, migrating Outlook or sudden power surge while working on Outlook then also Outlook 2003 PST file gets corrupted. Don't Worry!!! You can perform fixing outlook 2003 PST file using Outlook 2003 PST file repair utility

Outlook 2003 PST file repair utility is one of the best software that can easily fix PST file Outlook 2003 due to any of the reasons mentioned above. This is a popular utility which fixes severely corrupted or damaged PST file and helps you regain access to your Outlook account. This software mends corrupted or damaged PST file due to various reasons as stated above and recovers all emails, Contacts, Calendar entries, Journals, Attachments, etc. after repair process. Apart from fixing outlook 2003 PST file, this utility can also fix Microsoft Outlook 2010 PST file, 2016, 2013, 2007, 2003, 2000 etc. It is a read-only application that fixes your Outlook 2003 PST files without causing any change in contents of original PST file. This utility can be easily installed on all the latest versions of Windows operating systems like Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008. With the help of this software, you can also fix OST file from Outlook 2007 and many more with ease. Hence, it is one of the simple and best utility to fix PST file Outlook 2003. Know more about how to fix outlook 2003 PST file through the following steps.

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Steps involved in fixing Outlook 2003 PST:

Step 1: Run the application on the computer. On the main screen choose any one of the three options among “Open PST File” to select your corrupt PST file, if you know the exact file location, “Find PST File” to search for the corrupt or damaged PST file and “Select Outlook Profile” to open a particular Outlook PST file if you have multiple accounts to fix PST file Outlook 2003.

Fixing Outlook 2003 PST File - Main Screen

Fig 1. Main Screen

Step 2: Then select scan type, either Normal or Smart Scan & click “Next" button to perform Outlook 2003 PST file fix.

Fixing Outlook 2003 PST File - Select Scan Type & Destination

Fig 2. Select Scan Type & Destination

Step 2: The tool fixes corrupt or damaged Outlook 2003 PST file and displays the repair information about it in detail.

Fixing Outlook 2003 PST File - Preview Summary Report

Fig 3. Preview Summary Report

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