Outlook locks up when opening emails, calendar - how to resolve it
The problematic issue of outlook lock ups is quite recurrent & frequently occurring resulting from which it is not possible to have access to outlook personal folder data. In addition to issues of outlook locking when opening emails, calendars & others the trouble is very often preceded by tasks in which outlook profile is being modified or the files are backed. These are among the instances when there occurs issue with PST files of outlook which in turn makes its data files inaccessible.
Outlook locking up is most often observed in cases when the actual outlook data file as well as the backup archive.pst file is opened and modification are being made in one of them. Resulting from this action the data items in the PST file gets locked & it may not be possible to have access to the items thereafter. Thereupon complete data inaccessibility situations are likely to be faced as clicking any of the items in the personal folders would lead to its abrupt closure.
For resolving problems as such from outlook, it comprises of inbox repair tool
scanpst.exe but many instances are such when the utility fails reporting no errors were found. Some others means one may choose for getting rid of the error is creation of new profile and the data imported to it. Here in this situation it is somehow essential to have Outlook reinstalled as well.
Damaged PST files often arises troubles of >outlook locking up when opening calendar & other items & the issue persists with all outlook editions – 2003, 2007, 2010 etc and it being of severe nature is difficult to be handled & resolved with the inbuilt repair tool. As the last option of outlook re installation, the items from the file are lost & to have those restored advance application capable of scanning & analyzing PST files & structure is to be used.
With use of alternative tools for PST repair, the damaged, corrupt & inaccessible data files are to be recovered & have it saved back properly to be used for the purpose meant.