Microsoft Outlook Error: Not a Pst File






A very common issue outlook error not a pst file could be understood as the case when outlook pst file gets infected of some virus or the pst file get c orrupt of any data damage. When a pst file gets corrupt it becomes in-accessible on outlook that is represented as pst file not found, data file is not a pst etc. In such a case to make the file accessible the step required is to opt a good tool to repair it. The microsoft provides a default tool that could be used to repair this case. Outlook errors need to be sorted on time and on right way. There are more possible errors as below:
  • File chosen is not a pst file.
  • Problem occured outlook needs to be closed. Sorry for the inconvenience.
  • Errors have been detected in the pst file. Please close outlook and run scanpst.exe repair tool.
  • File inaccessible/ not found.
  • Timeout Error 0x8004210a


The microsoft default tool does not give a guaranteed repair to outlook pst file issues everytime. And at times generate additional errors too. The errors could be understood as below:


  • Client Error: 0x80040600
  • Scanpst entry point not found
  • Data Error (cyclic redundancy test)
  • Scanpst.exe not working
  • Scanpst.exe stopped responding.


So a third paty tool is always required to get the instant and permanent solution. The tools such as Outlook Pst Repair Tool. This tool has got lots of features that not only repair outlook pst files and make it accessible but also recovers outlook. Recovers outlook mailbox, mails, attachments etc. The tool has got lot many features that help outlook users get rid of outlook issues and prevent future outlook issues. Splitting pst files before it gets oversized and many more other features.