Saturday, January 28, 2012

Outlook PST repair is not a time consuming process

Have you ever tried to import data of Outlook PST file to mailbox of Exchange Server. If yes, then you must be aware about the fact that prior versions of Exchange Server does not takes help of an Exmerge tool. To carry out the import process, you are required to use a Import-Mailbox cmdlet. Import-Mailbox command is usually run with the help of a Windows PowerShell. But you will be surprised to hear that
Import-Mailbox cmdlet do not allows you to import items, if they are corrupt. In case of corruption, several error messages appear on the screen. So, to avoid these error messages and corruption. It is advisable to repair PST file. You can use inbuilt methods as well as backup also. A third party PST repair software can also be used.

For instance, suppose you execute Import-Mailbox command for a Outlook PST file with the help of a Windows PowerShell. While using the Windows PowerShell, Power Shell comes up with an error message that there is some problem and needs to close. When you checked the application event log, a .Net Runtime 2.0 comes and says exactly same as given below:

“Faulting application powershell.exe, version 6.0.5430.0, stamp 451acab4, faulting module olmapi32.dll, version 12.0.4518.1014, stamp 45428191, debug? 0, fault address 0x0024a22f.”


The primary cause responsible for the occurrence of above error message is the corruption of PST file.


For solving above error message, and to perform PST Repair. You have to follow the below steps:

• You may take help of an inbuilt Inbox Repair tool to repair corrupt Outlook PST file. Inbuilt Inbox repair tool uses a Scanpst.exe file. For executing this tool, you need to follow the below steps:
1. Select Start >> Search according to your operating system.
2. Enter Scanpst.exe in the Search for files or folders named box.
3. Open the Inbox Repair tool by a double click.
4. Enter the path and file name of the Outlook PST file, or select Browse, to locate the file with the help of a Windows file system.
5. Select Start.
• Make use of a backup. If backup is available, restore the data from the backup.
• If you are able to open a corrupt Outlook PST file, then it is advised to create a new Outlook PST file and import data from the old Outlook PST file.

However if you are facing the same issue again, then it is advised to go for a third party PST repair software. Such software performs Outlook recovery quite well. These tools have read-only designs and are non-destructive nature. It is not required for you to have a strong technical skills. Numerous software are available in the market. But each software has some unique feature that make it different from others.

Outlook PST Repair is a result-oriented software that is used to repair corrupt Outlook PST file. It recovers all the mail-objects, such as contacts, attachments, appointments, journal, tasks, events, and calendar-entries. Performing PST file recovery by this tool, you do not required to have some recovery experience. It is designed for MS-Outlook 2002, 2003, 2007, 2000, and 2010 and works well with operating systems, such as Windows 7, Vista, Server 2003, XP, and 2000.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

How to solve Exchange Error 0x8004010f ?

Microsoft Exchange Error 0x8004010f is a very common problem among the MS Outlook users. When you try to synchronize your .ost file with your Exchange server mailbox to access your data, it shows some strange behavior. An Outlook .ost file is an exact replica of Exchange server mailbox, stored on client hard disk locally. Actually, when you synchronize with the Exchange Server mailbox, OST file is automatically converted into Outloook .pst file and is updated. However, if the synchronization process terminates due to any reason, conversion can not take place completely and you will not be able to access your mailbox. In such cases, you require to manually convert ost to pst using an advance third-party tool.

When you try to synchronize your .ost file or Offline address list on Microsoft Exchange Server 2010/2007/2003 in MS Outlook 2003, you may get the below error message in Sync Issues folder:

“0×8004010F An object could not be found”

After encountering above error when you try to send an email, you receive further the following error message in Microsoft Office Outlook:

“Task ‘Microsoft Exchange Server’ reported error (0×8004010F): ‘The operation failed. An object could not be found.’”
Exchange Error 0x8004010f
Exchange Error 0x8004010f

This unexpected behavior of outlook terminates the process of synchronization and you can not connect to your Exchange Server mailbox. Furthermore, it stops OST to PST conversion process.

Root of the problem:

There are multiple reasons for why an Outlook e-mail client can receive this synchronization error. Some of the most common causes of this error are mentioned below:

• Offline address book list objects have a missing or incorrect address list.
• Offline address book list objects include missing address list.
• Send/As permission changes in the store affect users accounts with no mailbox full rights to another mailbox.
• Multiple OAB Version folders exist of the same type.
• Clients are attempting to download the OAB files from a public folder store that have not received the replicated updates.
• The OST file is either corrupt or unusable.

Work Around:

Try any of below mentioned methods to work around this problem:

• If you view Properties in Address lists setting of Exchange System Manager, you can fix the problem by verifying the address list validity. If the list is not valid, you must add a new one.

• If you view the Properties in Offline address list setting of Exchange System Manager, verify the validity of offline address book in the Offline address list.

If any of the above said method does not help you to fix the error, it may be the case of corruption and you need to repair your file. You need to convert outlook OST to PST file using third-party applications so that it could be easily synchronized with Exchange server. Third-party applications use advanced scanning method to easily scan, repair and convert OST file objects into PST. After repair and conversion, the resulting outlook .pst file can be imported into Microsoft Outlook.

This OST to PST Converter is not only easy-to-use ost recovery application but also powerful converter tool to convert corrupt or damaged .ost file to .pst file. With read-only and non-destructive nature, the tool is totally safe to use and works well with Microsoft Outlook 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002 (XP), 2000, 98, and 97. The software is the most renowned universal conversion tool successfully converts all OST file objects, such as e-mails, contacts, tasks, calendar entries, and more.