Solved - Outlook Errors Have Been Detected in the File PST

Error messages detected in MS Outlook are quite annoying and make your Outlook data files inaccessible. Repair all such errors in just few clicks by using the free trial version of Remo Repair Outlook and recover all your Outlook data securely.

Repair Error in Outlook

When you start the Microsoft Outlook application you may encounter error message stating:

Errors have been detected in the file xxxx.pst. Quit Outlook and all mail enabled applications, and then use the Inbox Repair Tool (Scanpst.exe) to diagnose and repair errors in the file. For more information about the Inbox Repair Tool, see Help

The above error message indicates that the Outlook personal folder (PST) file data section is damaged and it is a clear indication that PST file is corrupted. PST file corruption is the most common cause for Outlook errors. Some of the common causes for PST file corruption are:

  • If PST file exceeds its fixed size limit, then it would show up such errors
  • Malfunction of Outlook application when PST file is in use
  • Abnormal termination of Outlook while sending / receiving emails, updating synchronizing files and so on also leads to error messages
  • Importing or exporting Outlook personal folder (.pst) in an improper way would display error messages

Once PST file is corrupted, you will not be able to access any of your emails and other Outlook data. In order to access your Outlook data, you need to fix the issues using an inbuilt Inbox repair tool called scanpst.exe.

If you are not familiar with Microsoft default repair tool, then get to know how to use scanpst.exe utility to fix errors that have been detected in the PST file. However, this scanpst.exe fail to fix Outlook errors when PST file is severely corrupted. In such situations, you can easily repair corrupted Outlook PST file using Remo Repair Outlook. Tool fixes all sorts of problems with Outlook personal data file with ease keeping your Outlook attributes safe.

How to fix errors that have been detected in the file Outlook PST with Remo Repair

Download the free demo version of Remo Outlook Repair Tool by clicking on Download Now button and install it on your Windows computer or laptop. Run the tool and follow step-by-step instructions listed below to fix Outlook.pst file errors

Step 1: Launch Remo Repair Outlook and you will get three options. Click on “Open PST File” option to browse PST file location by yourself. Otherwise, select “Find PST File” option to search for your PST file location on your computer and click “Select Outlook Profile” option if you have many Outlook profiles

Select PST file that is to be repaired by using the following action

Step 2: Choose the appropriate scanning method that is either “Normal Scan” or “Smart Scan” and “Browse” the destination path where you want to save the repaired PST file. Now click on “Repair” button to fix errors that have been detected in the file Outlook PST

Choose scanning method and Browse the dstination location, then hit on Repair icon

Step 3: Once repair process is finished, the software shows the “Preview” of all recovered Outlook items

Preview the total number of recovered Outlook items

Fixing errors detected in the Outlook.pst file securely

Remo Repair Outlook is advanced and effective PST file repair application to fix errors that are detected in the file Outlook.pst in a simple way. The software comes with easy-to-use interface so that even a person with less technical knowledge can repair highly corrupted PST file due to various reasons. Tool repairs Outlook data file and recovers all its data including emails, notes, tasks, calendar items, contacts and other Outlook folders.

Remo Repair Outlook comes handy in the following cases:

  • Fix encrypted and compressed Outlook PST files
  • Easily repairs oversized Outlook personal data file
  • Supports repairing of both PST and OST files
  • Fixes severely broken PST files even if they are password protected
  • Outlook not responding or any other issues can be fixed within few simple steps