Most of you already know the best way to keep Outlook mailbox size in place is by archiving PST files in Outlook. By archive PST data, the users can access old mailbox elements by just downloading the archive PST into Outlook. However, most of the users encounter a common problem and are unable to open archive PST files in Outlook. Don't worry if you are facing a similar problem. In this blog, we will further discuss the reasons why a user is unable to open Archive PST files in Outlook and how can they fix the error.
How to Fix the Error, "Archived PST not opening"?
When the users are unable to open archive PST data, then one of the most common reasons is that the archive PST data is corrupted or damaged. Beneath, we have listed a few more reasons behind the file corruption:
Ways to Fix the Error While Opening Archive PST File in Outlook
When the users are unable to open Archive PST file in their Outlook profile, then it is suggested to open in their new Outlook profile. Sometimes, the error is in the users profile so make a new profile and then try to open Archive Outlook Profile.
Outlook has an inbuilt 'Inbox Repair Tool ScanPST.exe' that enables the users to detect minor error and fix them. The users can try to open the Archive PST file in Outlook by opting for 'Inbox Repair Tool ScanPST.exe'.
The above ways are not the ideal to fix the error as it detects minor issues and is unable to resolve any major error. If the user tries to use these methods, then there is a high possibility to erase the entire data. It is highly recommended to use PST Recovery software to extract the entire data.
Opt For PST Recovery Software
If you are unable to open Archive PST file and you have tried the above methods and still unable to access the data, then don't worry as PST Recovery software has a wide range of advanced features that allow the user to retrieve the files and access it without any hassle. Make certain that you avoid using the manual approach as it is quite complex and you might end up losing your entire data.