MS Outlook throws the error “Outlook archive file not opening”.
Please suggest the solution.
It is happening due to the presence of an error of damage in Outlook data file (.pst) structure. Don’t panic with this one annoying experience in MS Outlook. You can fix it by using Inbox Repair tool i.e. integral part of all MS Outlook versions.
Below are the steps to do the repair process by using ScanPST.exe.
1: First of all, make sure that Outlook is closed
2: Click on Start and search for ScanPST.exe, If you are unable to find the ScanPST.exe the locate it manually.
3: After locating, Double click on ScanPST.exe to open the program.
4: Now click on the browse option and browse the corrupt .pst file
5: Then Click on start, Now the ScanPST.exe start the repair process and after completion its shows the report that any error found or not.
6: Click on the Repair and once it gets complete click Ok.
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The Native Method as described above, can be found here: How to repair your Outlook personal folder file (.pst) support.microsoft.com/.../272227 As for the Original Poster, KevinMitchell, were you attempting to use any Quest Recovery Tools that could not open the PST file? If so, please drop me a PM so that we can work to resolve the issue you're having.