Identifying “The file xxxx.pst is not a personal folders file” errorThere are various messages that get display on user system, but to identify the real errors is bit tricky. Conditions like sudden freezing of system, inaccessibility for PST files, and slow performance of MS Outlook indicate that PST files are underperforming and they have been corrupt. Once PST file corruption is clearly identified, user must take a prompt action to revive damaged PST files.
Reasons for error manifestation
PST file error appears when PST file gets corrupt. The popping of error message “The file xxxx.pst is not a personal folders file” is a clear indication of PST file corruption. To manage such error, it becomes necessary for the user to know about the reason behind such manifestations of error.
With numerous events, it is clear that there is no single reason due to which PST files get corrupt, but different reasons like virus attack, server problem, corruption in the mailbox items, invalid username or password, corruption in the Windows registry settings, misconfigured system files.
Managing corrupt PST files
To manage damaged PST files users are usually told about inbuilt repair facility-Inbox Repair Tool (Scanpst.exe). This inbuilt repair utility thoroughly scans the affected PST file and repairs it. To make repair effective, it is advised to follow these steps:
- Click Start button
- Look for Scanpst.exe utility
- Type path name or file name
- Initiate the process
- Restart Outlook
Precisely reviving PST files - An effort of Kernel for Outlook PST Repair
Better known as ‘PST Repair tool’ among professionals, Kernel for Outlook PST Repair deems fit to repair the damaged PST files irrespective of their corruption level. The tool maintains constancy during repair process and does not allow flipping of contents during recovery. Some features of Kernel for Outlook PST Repair are as follows:
- Perfectly repair the damaged PST files.
- Recovers messages and attachments.
- Saves recovered PST files in different formats like DBX, MBOX, MSG, EML, TXT, RTF, HTML, and MHTML.
- Directly migrates PST files to Office 365, email servers and webmails.
- Retains Meta properties.
- Provides ‘Preview’ option for better view prior saving.
- Life time technical support.
To provide flawless recovery to users Kernel for Outlook PST Repair supports Windows 10/8.1.8/7/Vista/XP/2000/98/NT and 95, Windows Server 2012/2008R2/2008/2003R2/2003, and MS Outlook 2016/2013/2010/2007/2003/2002/2000/98 and 97.
Retaining PST files with great accuracy is the signature line of Kernel for Outlook PST Repair. The tool continuously maintains data integrity and Meta properties of the damaged files and saves the recovered PST file contents to newly created PST files. These files are either migrated to different destinations (cloud-based platforms) or to different file formats.