How to fix “The file xxxx.pst could not be found”

Microsoft Outlook is an Office suit that contains many features in itself. There is a very unique thing in Outlook i.e. PST (personal storage table). This is a file that contains the entire mail, messages, events, calendars and so on when you work on the Outlook. You can send or receive messages through Outlook offline or online anytime. But sometimes when you try to access the PST files on your Outlook application then “The file xxxx.pst could not be found” error comes to your computer. This is a common error code that comes to you but it prevents you to access the Outlook anymore. So it is very important to troubleshoot this problem manually or automatically. You can use Outlook PST Repair Tool to fix this issue automatically.

Compatible with Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and supports Windows 8, 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Vista (32-bit/64-bit ), 2003, XP, 2000, NT4 (SP6).

Symptoms –

The most common symptom is that when you start Microsoft Outlook then you will get “The file xxxx.pst could not be found” error message on your computer screen. You can also face the accessing problem of Outlook.

Causes –

There are mainly two reasons that are responsible for the occurring of “xxxx.pst could not be found”. When the PST file is located on the server that is not available then it comes to your computer and secondly the error message comes to you when the PST file is corrupt.

How to fix “The file xxxx.pst could not be found”

Go through the following manual steps to get rid of the problem. In these steps you are directed to use the inbox repair tool that Outlook is provided to repair the error issue:

  1. Go to the start button and find the Files or Folders in the search box.
  2. In the opening windows type scanpst.exe and click on the search now.
  3. When the search is completed then double click on the scanpst.exe.
  4. Click on the Browse button and locate the corrupt PST files.
    Click on the start button.

It will repair the entire corrupt PST files and make your Outlook accessible for you and “The file xxxx.pst could not be found” error is also resolved. But it is seen that the inbox repair tool doesn’t work in most of the cases and leave the error issue unsolved. So in this case you should use Outlook PST Repair Tool to fix the error code efficiently.

Compatible with Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and supports Windows 8, 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Vista (32-bit/64-bit ), 2003, XP, 2000, NT4 (SP6).

Outlook PST Repair Tool will resolve the entire corruption in the Outlook application and repair the corrupt PST files. It will also recover the files that are lost or got corrupt and give you a preview for the selective repairing.


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