How To Retrieve Appointments From Corrupt PST File?

By | December 28, 2015

Getting everyone in one place at the same time for appointments can be hectic sometimes, but now with the outlook features of maintaining appointments it is too easy to setup appointments and invite attendees as well. Along with the mailing, outlook has too many useful attributes like appointments that are most widely use section of Microsoft outlook that helps to keep reminding you about an event on a particular day like creating events and appointments, organizing / re-organizing meetings, view schedules and many more.

However sometimes outlook user face a lots of issues while accessing their outlook appointments, this is usually happens due to PST file corruption. When PST files gets corrupted all the appointments entries becomes completely inaccessible. So if you are one such user who is dealing with such lost of appointments schedule in the event of PST file corruption or accidently deleted them, then don’t get disappointed!!!There are still ways to recover them back.

What are the reasons behind the loss of outlook appointments?

Before discussing the process of recovery of lost outlook appointments, just take a glance on some of the factors due to which appointments gets missed.

  • If a user finishes upgrading process of outlook version and starts importing .pst file to the new one then it can corrupt your PST file due to compatibility issue.
  • As you know outlook has inbuilt inbox repair tool that is Scanpst.exe, available to fix out any issue occurred in your PST file but in some server cases if this inbuilt tool unable to fix then it can even make .pst file more damaged.
  • Corruption of Outlook PST files due to virus infections.
  • Abrupt or abnormal termination from Outlook applications.
  • Using the same PST file on different computer networks.

All the listed reasons can be responsible for missing outlook appointments. You can avoid such situation by closing system/ app properly and keeping up-to date backup of your outlook PST. But if you are already get stuck in such situation then also you don’t need to worry berceuse now you have the superb way to retrieve whole of your appointment schedule from corrupt PST file without any hassle.

How to get back appointments from Outlook?

Microsoft Office package provides an in-built PST repair tool called “Scanpst.exe” to repair PST file corruption but this repair tool fails to repair PST file that is severely corrupt / damaged. So in that case you need to use reliable and professional repair software i.e PST File Repair as it is the best repair tool to fix PST file corruption and recover elements including appointments Contacts, Emails, Journals, Notes, to do list etc. this tool repair PST file created using Outlook versions like MS Outlook 2000, 2003, 2007 and 2010 on Windows OS.

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Step 1: Download, install and run Repair tool. Then click on ‘select outlook file’ to choose the PST file where you want to work or you may find the specific PST file also.


Step 2: Press “start” to begin scanning, once you have selected the PST file.

outlookpsterror2Step 3: After scanning, all mailbox folders and other data emerging on left side of window. Choose files of your choice from those.


Step 4: Then “save recovered file” to restore files on your system.


Step 5: After saving your files, a dialogue box will appear that verifies that files are stored and also displays “destination path” and “recovered file size”.