MS outlook is the powerful personal management tool. Although it is used mainly as an e-mail application but it also includes Calendar, Task Manager, Contact Manager, note taking, a journal and web browsing. Whatever information you stored in Outlook, it store in a file with the filename extension of .pst. PST (Personal storage Table) is like a repository of outlook in which user's full information stored like email, contacts, calendar, tasks, appointments etc. Stored data is highly important for you. Losing any one of data leads to a terrible situation for you. Data loss situation occurs when PST file gets corruption due to any reasons like virus attack, improper use of application, accidentally shutdown, excessive use of this application etc.
When PST file get corrupted, you face difficulties in accessing it and also get some error messages which is indication of corruption. There may be possibilities of losing invaluable data stored in it. You need to repair that corrupted file to save data. To repair you need a tool.
There are lots of tools available in the market to repair PST file but you should choose one which is good and maintain data integrity. This means tool which doesn't affect any other saved file at the time of repair and recovery of corrupted one. Recovered file can work smoothly with outlook. Tool which you used to repair can also be used to split file.
You need to split file when you are facing slow performance of Outlook application and getting problem in synchronization. This happens due to the increase in the size of PST file. If you are using MS Outlook 2002 or earlier version, you get the problem of 2GB. This means when your PST file grown up to size 2GB, application perform slow and there is chance of corruption in file. In MS outlook 2003 or 2007, there is not the problem of 2GB but also you get problem when your file get oversize. Oversize problem leads to problem of corruption and data loss.
Use software to Split PST file in to smaller size which is large in size. In this way you can avoid corruption to PST file and can save data stored in it. Also it improves the performance of MS Outlook application. Software also recover lost password of PST file.