Dealing with corruption issues associated with the files that contains our valuable data is often difficult and if not handled effectively, user might end up losing their data permanently. As any other files, PST file that is created with each Outlook account is also prone to corruption. There are several reasons that can make a PST file corrupted such as improper shut down of the system, virus attacks, storage device failure, etc. Hence, user needs a solution that can help in recovering data items like emails, contacts, calendar entries from an Outlook PST file. In this review, we will be discussing about one such software, i.e. PST Repair tool along with its features and working.

Outlook Recovery Software

Outlook PST recovery tool has been designed to understand of needs of Outlook users who have to resolve corruption issues and restore their data without losing its integrity. The tool has the ability to repair corrupt Outlook PST file and saves the recovered Outlook data in multiple file formats like PST, EML or MSG. It works smoothly on any Windows-based system including latest version Windows 10 and is compatible with MS Outlook 2016.

Available Versions

PST file repair tool supports two versions, among which user can choose according to their choice. They are listed below:

  • Trial Version: As the name suggests, this version is for the purpose of trial that can be availed from the company’s website at the free of cost. However, this demo version can export only 25 items from each folder after repairing corrupt PST file.
  • License Version: It is the improved version of Outlook PST Recovery that can be purchased at the cost of $49 from the official website. This version supports complete recovery of all the data items in each folder of PST file.

Product Information: Outlook Recovery Tool

 
Name of the ProductOutlook Recovery
Developed byMS Outlook Tools
Latest VersionVersion 4.5
Size of the Product23 MB
Demo version-Cost & LimitationFree and it recovers 25 items per folder
Licensed Version-Cost & Limitation$49 and it recovers complete items
Details of producthttp://www.outlook-recovery.msoutlooktools.com/
MS Outlook SupportedOutlook 2016 & all below versions

System Requirements

 
SpecificationsOutlook Recovery
OS SupportedWindows 10 & all below versions
Processor1 GHz Processor
RAM512 MB of RAM
Hard Disk Space60 MB

Working of the Tool with Features Explained

In this section of the page, we will learn the steps needed to use Outlook PST file recovery tool.

  • Visit the company’s official website, search for Outlook Recovery and install it after downloading it.
  • After installation, a pop up will appear asking user if he/she wants to buy the License version, Activate to register license or Continue using Demo version.
  • Check for Prerequisites window will be shown. Though the Tool can work with or without MS Outlook installation, only the emails can be exported. To export emails and all the other items, Outlook needs to be installed and configured properly.
  • Now, click on Add File option to select the damaged Outlook PST file from the system by browsing its location.

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  • User can start the scanning process simply by clicking again on Add File. However, Advance Scan option can be chosen if the PST file to be recovered is in highly corrupt state or wants to recover permanently deleted emails.

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  • Tool gives the instant preview of all the data items in PST file, among which user can choose only the desired items or all the items for export using Export button.

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  • In the next window, three options of Export will be given i.e. PST, EML or MSG. User will choose any desired file format. Mail Filter can be chosen if user wants to export only the items for particular date ranges.

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  • While choosing output format as PST, user can go for PST Split option that will divide large-sized PST to multiple PST files of smaller files with specified size.
  • Another option is to use Naming Convention feature while saving emails in EML or MSG formats using some parameters. It is used to make it easy to differentiate each mail among the recovered mails.

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  • In the last step, specify the location to save the resultant file and click on Export to recover the items from PST file.

PROS

  • Recovery of Hard Deleted Emails
  • Exports in multiple file formats

CONS

  • Recovery of one Outlook PST at a time
  • Preview of Limited attachment types

Observation

After going through the working of the PST repair tool it was observed that the tool provides an effective way to recover all the data items from any Outlook PST file irrespective of its states. It imposes no restriction on the size of the PST file to be recovered and allows recovery of permanently deleted emails. The Outlook Recovery Tool can be rated as 9.7/10, as it allows only one PST file to be recovered at a time.

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