Summary: If the mspst32.dll file goes missing or gets damaged, you may encounter issues with your Outlook, such as crashing, freezing, etc. In this post, we have outlined the causes for this issue and the methods to solve it. It also mentions a PST file repair tool that can repair any level of Outlook data file corruption.
Most of you are adept at opening Outlook email client application within minutes of logging into the device. But what if the Outlook crashes? There might be instances when Outlook crashes, and if you try to start the application in safe mode, then there is no response. You might have encountered an error mspst32.dll with following details:
|Problem Event Name: App Crash |
Application Name: Outlook.exe
Fault Module Name: mspst32.dll
Error or fault mspst32.dll is caused due to corruption in PST file. Initially, Outlook Administrators have to be on their toes to resolve all Outlook related issues but why wait for the admin when you can try and resolve the issue by you. You can try and resolve the error only when you are able to comprehend the associated error, its causes and resolution steps.
What is a mspst32.dll file in Outlook?
MSPST32.dll is a crucial Outlook file to access MS Outlook. If the data goes missing or it gets damaged; it leads to an error in MS Outlook. Corrupt file causes the Outlook to crash, and its components become inaccessible.
Causes and Symptoms of error mspst32.dll
The Symptom is: Outlook crash and its probable causes include:
Now that you are aware of the causes and symptoms, you can resolve the issue. Event viewer events indicate that the error is associated with the corrupt mspst32.dll file or large PST file hence the Outlook crash error can be resolved by finding an appropriate solution for the following:
Now that you can apprehend the details of the error, you just have to follow a few steps to resolve the issue when Outlook crashes in safe mode.
The first and most simple method is to restore the system at an earlier date.
System restore procedure is an easy but sensitive process. You might end up losing some of the most crucial data as created during this time-gap. It may also lead to corrupt-Windows, which is a much serious problem.
The sure shot solution
The above steps should resolve the problem. In case, you still face the same issue then deploy Stellar Repair for Outlook software to repair the corrupt PST. The software scans and repairs all components of MS Outlook, and exports all elements into a new PST file. The software also supports encrypted, and password protected PST files and exports its contents into an all-new PST file, which resolves the error mspst32.dll.
On comparing the above methods with Stellar software, it can be stated that Stellar Repair for Outlook is trustworthy software to repair the corrupt PST file and exports its content into new PST file. Once the corrupt PST file is not viable, it repairs the PST file and makes it usable.
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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