Microsoft has introduced MS Office suite, which has many applications in it such as MS Office Access, MS Excel, Groove, MS InfoPath, MS OneNote, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, MS Publisher and MS Word. Each and every application is very effective and advanced in its respective functions. Among all of them, MS Outlook is the application that is used for sending and receiving the emails in an easy and effective manner. This application is more advanced and most of the professionals are using this application as an official way of emailing.
In MS Outlook, there are two applications namely PST and OST. PST stands for Personal Storage Table and OST stands for Offline Storage Table. PST works online, that is you can send or read the email only when you are online. Whereas OST file can be accessed even if you are not online, that is the emails will be received and stored in the OST file when you are online and you can access those files even offline. In Outlook you can store contacts, calendar, notes, etc.
Apart from all these advanced features there are chances of Outlook PST file getting damage. There are many reasons that are responsible for the corruption PST file. Some of them are as follows:
Virus Infection: Virus can cause damage to any type of files; also the PST files can be attacked by the virus, if your system is attacked by the virus. The attack of virus is more abundant in the current scenario.
Improper upgrade of Outlook: Each and every upgrade of the Outlook will have few advanced features, so the users will eagerly waiting for the upgrade. If there is any problem during the upgrade then there are chances of PST getting corrupt.
Improper termination of Outlook: While working on the PST file if the system gets abrupt termination of Outlook PST file, then there are chances of PST file getting corrupt.
Other reasons: Apart from the above mentioned reasons there are many other causes that are responsible for the corruption of PST file. Some of them are use to oversized PST file, interruption while compacting PST file, etc.
Microsoft PST repair tool should be used to repair the corrupted PST file. The name of the tool is Microsoft PST Repair Software. This tool is safe because it adopts read only technique because it will only read the corrupted PST file and create the new healthy file.