Fix PST Larger Than 2GB

Posted by: Leo Mccoy

Repairing PST File Larger Than 2GB in Size

Microsoft Office Outlook is the official tool from Microsoft to offer services to all its users like email managing, maintaining tasks, calendar entries, journals, to do lists and more. An Outlook user is allowed have several email accounts synced with Outlook making individual and business email managing hassle free. Microsoft Outlook stores all its mails and other contents in a file called PST (Personal Storage Table) file. A .pst is a file created by Microsoft Outlook in order to store all the Outlook information on the computer. Multiple users have separate Outlook PST files with large data limits – up to 2 GB in size, in earlier versions.

In Outlook XP and earlier versions, Microsoft Office Outlook has limited the size of the PST and OST files up to a maximum of 2 GB. If the content of the PST file increases beyond that limit, you will not be able to access any of its contents and you will have to repair PST larger than 2GB in size to fix the issue. Also, there are no warnings from the application when the data files are reaching its limit, so that you can delete some contents before the PST file gets inaccessible. In such situations, you will have to repair PST larger than 2GB size using Remo Repair PST tool.

Using Remo Repair PST to repair PST larger than 2GB size:

Remo Repair PST is a highly recommended tool to fix PST larger than 2GB size errors and also to address various kinds of issues in all PST, OST and Outlook data files. It is designed to work with all versions of Microsoft Office Outlook as well as Windows OS. Remo Repair PST has a simple and user-friendly interface combined with a robust scan engine, makes it a laudable tool for fixing PST file larger than 2GB size and other PST file error fix effectively mentioned in the below section.

Also, Remo PST Repair Software allows you to preview the repaired PST file contents once you successfully repair PST file larger than 2GB size issue, even before restoring them back to your computer. Once you are ascertain that all the important contents from the PST file are successfully retrieved, you can opt for the full version of Remo Repair PST tool in order to store those contents back to your computer.

Other scenarios where Remo Repair PST can be useful:

  • Apart from performing PST file larger than 2GB fix, this tool can repair header of the PST file that is altered or broken
  • You can use this tool when you are unable to view any of the contents of the PST files due to updating the Microsoft Office Outlook application
  • Abruptions in power while accessing the PST files resulting in file corruptions. Likewise, reasons such as unexpected terminations of the program, system crashes and others can be resolved using this tool
  • PST / OST files corrupted due to virus or malware infections can easily be addressed using this powerful Outlook repair tool
  • Other critical issues including corruption in database, malfunctioning of the Office Outlook program, faults in server networks while accessing Outlook and other issues are resolvable using Remo Repair PST
  • Remo Repair PST works seamlessly well irrespective of the Windows OS and regardless of the Microsoft Office Outlook versions. You can also download Scanpst tool from Remo to fix your Outlook data files with ease.

Steps to fix PST file exceeding 2 GB size issues using Remo Repair PST:

Step 1: : Start Remo Repair PST tool on your Windows PC and browse for the PST file that is larger than 2GB and select "Next" option.

Repairing PST File Larger Than 2GB - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Accordingly select any repair option from the options provided to proceed with the PST repair process.

Fixing PST File Larger Than 2GB - Select Action

Figure 2: Select Option

Step 3: Select the drive where you wish to store the accessible PST file and click on “Next” to begin scanning process.

PST File Larger Than 2GB Fix - Select Destination

Figure 3: Select Drive

Step 4: You can view the repaired PST file along with other contents once the repair process is successfully completed .

Repair PST File Larger Than 2GB - Preview

Figure 4: Preview Window