Various Tips to Split Large PST File

12 Feb

Despite the popularity of MS Outlook for sending/receiving emails, maintaining contacts, notes, etc, people are unaware of the fact that their entire Outlook data is saved on a single PST (Personal Storage Table) file. PST file is a personal storage folder file of Outlook saved on the local hard drive of your computer for storing various Outlook data. Since, with time, you store so much Outlook data on a single PST file that it becomes heavier and starts working improperly. Improper working of Outlook is not only frustrating, but if not rectified on time can create devastating situations of PST corruption. Therefore, there are some tips by which you can trim the size of your PST file, and one of the best tips out of them is, to split PST file into comparatively smaller PSTs. Continue reading


Quick Method to Successfully Migrate from Novell GroupWise to Microsoft Exchange Server

12 Feb

Moving data from Novell GroupWise to Microsoft Exchange Server is a very complicated and challenging task for any organization. MS Exchange server has long been known one of the easy and secure ways to manage the communication channel of an organization. To carry out the successful migration of complete data between platforms, organizations face a number of difficulties and risks. Continue reading

Tips to Recover Data from Exchange Database Corruption and The Role of Exchange Built-in Utilities

26 Jan

Exchange Server is designed using standard database technology. The entire system is dependent on an embedded database system for processing information. Despite being fault-tolerant and transactional-consistent, the Exchange databases may develop inconsistencies due to several unsuspected events, such as system crashes or hardware failures. As a consequence, all data stored on the Exchange Server becomes inaccessible to the users. Continue reading

Discussing Repair Mechanism of ‘ScanPST’ and Issues causing Data Loss in MS Outlook

25 Jan

PST corruption is kind of a challenge for those whose mailboxes are always found bloating with messages. Oversizing of Outlook data files had a raised a few concerns in the past. With the support for UNICODE formatted PSTs in MS Outlook 2003, the problem seems to have disappeared permanently. However, there are other issues that may cause damage to your personal folders file, including disgraceful system shutdowns, abrupt termination of Outlook, application errors, and the like. To correct errors in Outlook PST, Microsoft has provided users with an inbuilt utility ‘Scanpst.exe’ orĀ  Inbox Repair tool. Continue reading

Tips to Fix or Repair Damaged PST File in Microsoft Outlook 2010, 2007, 2003, and 2000

6 Jan

In today’s fast paced world, it is quite risky to lose anything important. Let’s talk about MS-Outlook, it uses the PST files to store important data. Important data can be your e-mails, contacts, attachments, appointments, To-do, calendar-entries etc. Therefore, it is quite tough to handle PST file related problems. In most of the cases, PST file gets corrupt and puts you in difficult situations. Corruption occurs due to many reasons that are discussed below. MS-Outlook provides an inbuilt Inbox Repair tool (also known as SCANPST tool) that resolves PST corruption problems. But, sometimes it fails to resolve problem and you become little-bit frustrated. However, to overcome such type of unavoidable cases you need to opt for a third party Outlook PST Repair tool that repairs corrupt Outlook PST files. Continue reading

Tips to Permanently Fix the Outlook OST File

18 Oct

One of the best utilities of MS Outlook which make it an excellent email client is its support for working offline. What make your Outlook mailbox and various Outlook items available even you are offline are OST files. OST stands for Offline Storage Table files. These files are stored on your computer in a different folder and are available even when the network is down or you are not connected to the server or you are offline. Thus, you can make all the changes which you want even when you are offline on your OST files and these changes will be synchronized when Outlook gets connected with the server. Continue reading