In earlier versions of MS Outlook (i.e. Outlook 2002 and earlier), the .PST files are in ANSI format and the overall .PST file size limit is 2GB. Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010, 2013 and Outlook 2016 support both ANSI and UNICODE .PST files. The overall size limit of Unicode .PST files in Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007 has been preconfigured to 20GB. And in Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2016, the overall size limit of Unicode .PST files has been preconfigured to 50GB.
While using earlier versions of Outlook (i.e. Outlook 2002 and earlier), what to do when the .PST file size exceeds its file size limit and how to repair 4GB PST files? Using inbuilt tools for repairing oversized .PST files is of no use and IT administrators at this stage prefer to use third-party tools as a solution to overcome these issues as inbuilt tool (ScanPST.exe) fails to scan the PST files that exceeds their file size limit and is unable to resolve the corruption issues.
Error messages occurred while accessing oversized MS Outlook PST files:
Error messages occurred while adding new messages or items to the PST file that makes it reach or exceed 2GB File size limit:
Due to exceeded PST file size limit, MS Outlook may stop responding due to its performance degradation. On crossing 4GB PST file size limit, Outlook starts hanging making .PST files corrupted or damaged and all the data stored within them becomes inaccessible. Using a prominent third-party tool would be the much better option to repair 4GB PST files. Numerous third-party tools are available in the market nowadays that ensures accurate repairing of 4GB PST files. The Outlook PST Repair tool is one such powerful third-party tool that repairs 4GB PST files and recovers entire email data embedded within them with complete accuracy.
Outlook PST Repair - Key Features of the Software:
Outlook PST Repair – Supported Versions
PST Repair tool Supports repairing PST files created using any available version of MS Outlook including MS Outlook 97/ MS Outlook 98/ MS Outlook 2000/ MS Outlook 2002 (XP)/ MS Outlook 2003/ MS Outlook 2007/ MS Outlook 2010, MS Outlook 2013 and MS Outlook 2016.
The software works well with all Windows Operating System platforms including Windows 95/ Windows 98/ Windows NT/ Windows 2000/ Windows XP/ Windows Vista/ Windows 7/ Windows 8/ Window 8.1/Window 10/ Windows Server 2003/ Windows Server 2008/ Windows Server 2008R2 and Windows Server 2012.
Download the evaluation version of Outlook PST Repair software for FREE and get acquainted with its 4GB PST File repair functionality. The free trial version works exactly similar to that of the full version and effectively repairs oversized PST files. However, it doesn't allow saving recovered emails and other items. To overcome this limitation, purchase the software for saving Outlook emails in .PST, .MSG, .DBX or .EML file format.