MS Outlook is really one of the amazing application which is used to organize and manage mail accounts on laptops or desktops. There are various version of MS Outlook is used by most of the user which packed with specific features. But among all Outlook 2007 is widely used version from the most of the Outlook users because of it’s highly advanced features. Sometimes, it may possible that you may encounter with various issues while using Outlook where in PST files becomes inaccessible and refuse to show up. It may not open or show PST file on startup of the MS Outlook due to PST file corruption. It may corrupt due to various reasons.
Reasons behind the Outlook 2007 when not showing PST File
- PST file may corrupt due to hard drive failure
- incorrect OS update
- long term usage of hard drive
- Over-sized file
- Frequent power failures
- Abrupt termination of MS Outlook
- Malware/Virus attack etc
These all are the most common reasons for the corruption of the PST file. If your PST file gets damages and want to repair Outlook 2007 when not showing PST File then no need to be worry because you can repair it by using an inbuilt repair utility which is provided by Microsoft. This inbuilt tool gets automatically installed intro your PC whenever you install MS Outlook profile. To repair this error with the help of this tool, first of all you have to locate this tool.
If you use Outlook 2007 or older and the PST file is in the default folder location, you can find it in the following locations:
Windows 7/8 or Vista:
- Type or paste this shortcut in the scanpst dialog to jump to the location: %localappdata%\Microsoft\Outlook
Windows XP or Windows 2000:
- C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook
- Type or paste this shortcut in the scanpst dialog to jump to the location: %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook
From this way you can locate scanpst.exe tool and repair it. But this tool has some limitation, if the PST file reaches or exceeds than 2GB then it cannot repair Outlook 2007 when not showing PST File and at that time you need to use any proficient recovery tool.
PST Repair Tool is the most significant and excellent utility to repair Outlook 2007 when not showing PST File. It is specially designed by professional experts using highly advanced algorithm to fix Outlook related issues. It not only repairs PST file but also fixes corrupt OST file which is created on various versions of Outlook such as MS Outlook 2003, 2007, 2010 and so on. It is compatible to work on various version of Windows OS such as Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 101 and so on with very ease. The best thing about PST Repair Tool is it’s user-interface which makes it very convenient-to-use.
Step 1:- Install the latest version of PST file. After installation select PST file.
Step 2:- Find PST files to continue for the further processes.
Step 3:- Check the preview of recoverable PST file.
Step 4:- Click “OK” button to process for further step.
Step 5:- At last, click on “OK” button to finish the repair process