PST Repair Tool Features

Repair Outlook PST

You can easily repair, recover and split your PST file through Repair Outlook PST software. This is Three in one software to provide you the easy and efficient PST repair and recovery instantly. With lot of awards and positive response, you can download the software now.


Split PST File

With the same Outlook PST Repair software you can easily split your Large size PST file over 2 GB. The software helps you to get rid of your larger PST file (2 GB ) problem and at the same time helps you to repair your corrupted PST files. Also Recover Your PST Password.


PST Password Recovery

Apart from corrupted and damaged PST file repair and recovery, and also spliting large PST file you can also recover your lost PST Password using outlook pst repair software. With easy to use and efficient interfacce this software is popular in market.


Convert old PST to new – ANSI to UNICODE PST conversion

In today's world of technology emails has become the most used means of communication. With increase in use of internet & processing done online emails now occupy central importance & is equally important as other components in the work flow so that business tasks could be taken over in smooth & efficient manner. This is where the concept of email management crops up, that helps user with effective management of ample of mails received every day. For this very purpose is Microsoft outlook used. It is with the help of this very application that users are very well able to manage emails, contacts, notes, tasks & other critical business information in easy & secure manner.


For managing emails & related items, personal folder .PST file is created in outlook and each version of outlook viz. outlook 2002, 2003 & 2007 makes use of distinct formats for storing the items having different file size storage capacity. The earlier outlook versions i.e. outlook 2000, 2002 etc are based on ANSI format that sets its size limit to that of 2 GB. On the other side, users of outlook 2003 & 2007 are able to store ample sum of data ranging to up to 20 GB within the data file with several improved functions. This is where the concept of ANSI PST to Unicode PST conversion comes in.


Old PST file format i.e. ANSI has limited storage capacity of 65,000 data items in a folder accounting to a size of 2 GB in total. Outlook 2003 & versions following it is based on Unicode format where there exists no limitation so far the number of items in the folder is concerned. To overcome these difference & to have improved & enhanced features people often want & more often it is recommended as well as to upgrade to latest application edition, in this very case you need to convert ANSI PST to Unicode PST.


Though, Microsoft does not include any tool specifically to cater the purpose of converting old PST to new PST it is possible to do so by creating a new data file in outlook version required may be 2003 or 2007 & thereafter data from the old personal folder imported to the new one.


How to convert ANSI PST to Unicode PST?

Following section deals with the steps of PST file conversion & making backup prior to it is really essential so that in case of any issue with it, like if the conversion process fails & such other takes place & the file is made in inaccessible etc, it could be restored from backup without any glitches.


  • Start Microsoft outlook
  • From file menu -> select data file management and then select ‘data file' tab and then add
  • Select outlook personal folder PST file and press OK
  • Name the new file and also specify a display name for the same that will show up in the navigation pane. Likewise, you need to secure the file & for this password needs to be implemented
  • After all this, close the file.
  • Thereafter from file menu, select ‘import and export' option
  • In this very option choose the ‘import from another program or file' and then next
  • Now select PST and proceed by clicking the next button and the name of the file to be imported
  • Select personal folder to be imported & also specify whether or not to include sub-folders
  • Here select ‘import items in same folder' option and then select the file created off
  • After the process is finished, you will find your PST data imported & converted to Unicode


So, on a whole to convert PST you need to follow two steps viz., creating new outlook data file & importing data onto it from the former one. However, if you face any problems meanwhile converting old pst to new you could restore your original data items from backup prepared earlier on or repair the inaccessible outlook pst with scanpst.exe repair utility.

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