Outlook2003 / WinXP Pro (SP2)
What is the best way to clean up my .PST file?
archiving what I can and it's still c900 MB.
I've compacted it.
I regularly run SCANPST.EXE across it... but still it keeps restarting
I have an Outlook2003 file that obviously has some corruption in it
when downloading new emails, it quite often throws an error
(that asks me if I want to inform microsoft and whether I want to
I have been advised to start again with an empty .PST file. And do
all the new files into it.
The problem is that I have about 40 folders plus about 30 quite complex
So rebiulding this from scratch will take a ratherhuge amount of
I suppose that I COULD export the rules, create the virgin new (empty)
PST file and import the rules.
But how do I know it isnt the rules that are corrupt and causing the
Or maybe there is a way to copy the folder structure but none of
the actual emails - into the new .PST
But how do I know that it isnt the folder structure that isnt corrupt?
And even if I do start again with an empty PST suppose I "archive"
everything INTO it and then use this "archived" .PST file as my mail
..PST will this work?
But how do I know that one of the emails isnt corrupt and causing all
Where is the corruption most likely to have occurred?
Are there any utilities better than SCANPST.EXE for
up errors in .PST files...?