How can I fix the Outlook PST Indexing Error?

Jhon Mathew December 12, 2012

Resolving the Outlook PST indexing error is a terrible experience. Could anyone suggest me a proper way so that I may never face such issue again?

  1. Mark mohan
    April 18, 2013 at 11:57 am

    You can use Kernel for Outlook PST Recovery Tool,This tool recovers entire data including email properties and calendar entries, contacts, notes, journals etc within few clicks. The tool is capable of recovering almost any kind of corruption.

  2. Russell Smith
    February 27, 2013 at 3:50 am

    PST indexing is helpful to search any data file in Outlook.If you assume that this function is not working then you can resolve this problem by doing these steps :

    1 – Verify that data files are indexed or not

    2 – Check the status of indexing process completed or not

    3 – Verify that Outlook is able to index data items or not

    4 – Now rebuild the search catalog to know details of all indexing files in Outlook and Windows

    Now, you can get better result with searching data in Outlook.

    To know step-wise detail procedure mentioned above, you can read a resource :

    Regards :

  3. susendeep dutta
    December 12, 2012 at 11:40 am

    If the built-in solution doesn't works to fix the indexing issue,then use Stellar Phoenix
    Outlook PST Repair -

  4. Douglas Mutay
    December 12, 2012 at 9:29 am

    There is a handy tool in your Office installation folder that can diagnose and repair errors in your PST file. It will determines whether the file structure is intact. And if not, it will reset your file structure and rebuilds it.
    It's called Scanpst.exe and is installed when you install Outlook.
    Look for it in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE12.

  5. prashanth singh rathore
    December 12, 2012 at 5:33 am
  6. Naval Gupta
    December 12, 2012 at 4:15 am

    Microsoft link may be helpful. But please share the version of outllook you are using.

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