Summary: An oversized Outlook Personal Folders (.pst) file can get corrupted and make the data inaccessible. This blog discusses ways on ‘how to deal with too large PST file greater than 50 GB’. It also explains what you can do if a large PST file turns corrupt. And how Stellar Toolkit for Outlook can help you overcome all Outlook issues by allowing to split, compact, merge, repair, and recover Outlook data file.
Outlook 2010, 2013, 2016, and 2019 support PST files of a maximum of 50 GB. An Outlook PST file exceeding the 50 GB size limit is prone to corruption and may result in ‘cannot open the PST file’ error. In case the PST file gets corrupted, you will not be able to access the PST file and its contents unless the file is repaired. Also, you must know ways to manage an oversized PST file to prevent it from getting damaged or corrupt in the first place.
You can manage your large-sized PST file manually by following different ways, as mentioned below:
You can use Outlook’s inbuilt ‘Inbox Repair Tool’ (Scanpst.exe) to repair your corrupted Outlook PST file. The tool is designed to fix PST file errors.
If the built-in repair utility fails, use a specialized PST file repair tool to repair severely corrupt PST file and recover all the file content.
With modules such as Repair Outlook, Split Outlook PST File, Compact Outlook PST, Remove Duplicate Emails, Recover Deleted Emails, Convert OST to PST, Merge Outlook PSTs, and Recover Outlook Password, Stellar Toolkit for Outlook is a befitting solution for all Outlook issues. Further, the user need not to find different solutions for different issues.
Figure: The main interface of Stellar Outlook Toolkit
For dealing with an oversized Outlook PST file, use the following modules of Stellar Toolkit for Outlook.
To repair a corrupt PST file, use the following module:
Stellar Toolkit for Outlook is one of the best solutions for dealing with an oversized PST file. The reason being, you won’t need to execute the lengthy and complex processes to resolve different issues that may crop up due to large-sized PST file. With one solution, you can do all: repair damaged PST file, split Outlook PST, compact Outlook PST, and remove duplicate emails from the PST file. Apart from this, it can convert multiple OSTs to PST files, recover deleted Outlook emails, merge multiple PST, and remove lost password from PST.
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Eric Simson is an Email Platform Consultant and is associated with Stellar Data Recovery from last 6 years. He writes about the latest technology tips and provides custom solutions related to MS Outlook, MS Exchange Server, Office 365, and many other Email Clients & Servers.
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