Automatically Attach/Detach MS Outlook PST Files With SmartPST

When configuring an MS Exchange or other mail server account for MS Outlook, one often requires importing PST files (provided the user was not using an OST file). This occurs when a user switches to a new system, or after a fresh wipe and load Windows installation. Normally, a PST file can be added or removed in MS Outloook 2010 from File –> Account Settings –> Data Files. SmartPST is an easy to use application that simplifies attaching and detaching PST files from MS Outlook. It works even when MS Outlook is not running, and automatically attaches/detaches files, depending on their availability. This means that if a PST file is removed from the system, it will automatically detach it and also check for it later on. If the PST file becomes available again, the program will automatically attach it back to MS Outlook. Other features of SmartPST include drag and drop support, the option to rename PST files and more. Read More

Split & Organize Your MS Outlook PST Files By Year With MailEscavator

Over time, MS Outlook archive can become difficult to manage as a single file (such as a single PST archive file). In such a case, it can be quite convenient if the archive can be split and renamed in a yearly manner. Since PST files contain data on your hard drive which may have been removed from the mail server (such as an Exchange Server), therefore, messing with the PST file manually can result in permanent data loss. MailScavator is a handy application that helps manipulate the MS Outlook PST file. It converts any PST archive into multiple files sorted according to year. With the help of this tool, you can rename your file with a name such as "example 2008.pst", making it easier to organize and manage. Read More

Outlook Repair Recovers Lost And Deleted Outlook Items, Repairs Email Database

Retrieving lost contacts, emails, calendars, notes, and other important Outlook items becomes difficult once they get corrupted due to hard drive failure. Users generally tend to look for saved PST and OST files which were saved in Documents and User Profile folders, so that freshly installed Outlook can retrieve mails, contacts, scheduled events, tasks, notes and calendar items from old PST and OST files, but it has been reported by many users that Outlook lacks in fetching old items due to some unidentifiable reasons. If you’re worried about your lost or deleted Outlook items, take a shot at Outlook Repair. It was previously a paid recovery tool but the developer now offers free licenses to users for personal use only, to retain all the lost Outlook items, including, mails, events, journals, notes, and calendar item back from PST and OST files. Its workability is based on deep search mechanism which first finds the Outlook archives - PST and OST files and then shows all the items which can be recovered. Read More

Maintain And Schedule Outlook PST File Backups With Safe PST Backup

Outlook saves all emails, tasks, journals, calendar items in PST files for offline access, therefore their safety can’t be compromised at any stage. To stay on the safe side, you should consider backing up all the PST files on regular basis. Safe PST Backup lets you maintain and schedule PST backups. It supports all Outlook versions including, Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007, and Outlook 2010. With Safe PST, backups are created incrementally, meaning that it detects the changes in original PSTs and update them accordingly in destination path. Furthermore, you won't need to specify target location each time before backing up a PST file, backups are maintained automatically. Read More

How To Open PST And OST Files Without Using Outlook 2010

PST and OST are two most important files which carries your Outlook’s mail items, contacts, events, tasks, etc. Considering the significance, it may become indispensable to access PST (Personal Storage Tables) and OST (Offline Storage Tables) files without having to install Outlook 2010 (or any other version) on your new system. Viewing PST and OST files also comes useful when Outlook is inflicted by viruses or simply doesn’t respond due to unknown reason. Kernel PST and OST viewer (two separate tools) are developed for gaining access to your PST and OST files respectively. Read More

Outlook’s PST File Format Is Finally Open To Developers

One of the major complains from developers regarding Microsoft's popular email client, Outlook, was that the Personal Folders (.PST) file being closed. Since every data is stored inside the PST file and it could only be accessed via Outlook or Windows-focused APIs, developers who wanted to read or write data to it were facing difficulty. Read More

The Complete Guide On Outlook 2010 PST File

We showed you how to create a new data file in Outlook 2010, but there is more to that. Data File has a format PST and is used to store all emails, new emails are downloaded and stored in this file. As more and more emails clutter your inbox, PST file can become rather large, in some cases more than 2GB in size. Read More

How To Create Data File In Outlook 2010

The data file has the pst extension and is used to store and restore your emails. We have already covered a tip on how to import and export the Outlook Data file. If you wish to create a personal folder for storing Outlook items on your computer, then you need to find where Microsoft has hidden the option to do so in Outlook 2010. Here are the steps to create a new Outlook data file quickly and easily. Read More