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  1. J

    Help- Corrupt oversize PST. Tried everything.

    i see. when i open the file in hex editor all I see are zeroes!! what do i do with those?
  2. J

    Help- Corrupt oversize PST. Tried everything.

    Ok, I tried the PST2GB.exe utility. This is supposed to truncate a large file etc. On selection of my PST file, I get the following error message: This is not a valid .PST file. I am wondering if there is something wrong with the file structure/extension etc? when I run scanpst at least it...
  3. J

    Help- Corrupt oversize PST. Tried everything.

    One disk drive recovery specialist said if scanpst doesn't work, they can't help!!! Is there any known process with the hex editor option? What do I do to edit the file?
  4. J

    Help- Corrupt oversize PST. Tried everything.

    Tried lbefore but no luck!! I am stuck!!!
  5. J

    Help- Corrupt oversize PST. Tried everything.

    No luck!!!! Yikes. I saw somewhere that opening the file in a hex editor and removing some lines before running scanpst may work. Has anyone ever tried this before?
  6. J

    Help- Corrupt oversize PST. Tried everything.

    Ok thanks, I have an empty partition on my hard drive so am running chkdsk there. I am also scanning using Stellar once again. It has been running now for 4 minutes on stellar. Will update one way or the other in a few...
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    Help- Corrupt oversize PST. Tried everything.

    Thanks Diane. That is good to know. I tried Stellar already. Regarding chkdsk, how do I do isolate the file to run this command? If I run from command prompt it runs the check on my entire hard drive, taking hours each time.
  8. J

    Help- Corrupt oversize PST. Tried everything.

    Help- Corrupt oversize PST. Tried everything. 4.81GB file (2007 format) that worked well even at that size. Tried everything: scanpst, oversizedpst, and most of the third-party software out there. Nothing has worked. In fact, most of the programs don't even open the file. Error message is...
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