One of the reasons why Outlook is popular is its very user-friendly features. For example, it very easy to setup email in Outlook using the email setup wizard. Also useful is the Offline Mode, which allows you to access your email Inbox as well as the Outbox even when you are not connected to the mail server.
In addition to this are the features like Outlook Calendar, Outlook Contacts, etc. It is to take advantage of all these features that most of us setup email in Outlook and use it to access our web email.
About the PST file corruption error in the Outlook application
In Microsoft Outlook, occasionally the users might come across an error message that reports a PST error or a corrupt PST file. The PST here refers to the Personal Storage Table. PST is one of the commonly used Microsoft formats to store such personal data files. In the Outlook application, all the personal data files like the Outlook Calendar entries and the Outlook Contacts are stored in this format.
Like every other type of files in the system, the Outlook PST files too are vulnerable to corruption errors, virus attacks, etc. Whenever such a PST error occurs, the Outlook user would be unable to access the information stored in those files. There is also a possibility that such data stored in those might be lost because of these errors.
How to fix the PST corruption errors in Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft is aware of such PST errors happening in some of the Outlook applications and they have released the necessary solutions for rectifying them without losing any of the data stored in those files. When you visit the Microsoft Outlook support website, you would come across many of the Outlook repair tools for repairing such PST errors.
You need to download and install the Scanpst tool from this webpage. The Scanpst is designed to rectify the PST errors in the Microsoft Outlook folders and files. The Scanpst tool is very simple to use. Just install the tool and run it.
Press the Scan button to start the scan for any PST error in the system. On completion of the scan, the tool would display the errors present in the PST files and its locations. Now press the Repair button to repair these PST errors.
This tool would fix the PST errors in the Outlook applications. As a precaution, back up your PST files in a different location.Google+