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Resolve Cyclic Redundancy Error in Outlook!

MS Outlook uses the concept of Pst (personal storage folder) to store emails, contacts, calendars, notes, journals, tasks etc. However, Outlook users face numerous problem when Pst file goes damaged or corrupted. Sometimes while accessing PST, user encounter CRC (cyclic redundancy check) error. Occurrence of Outlook PST crc error indicates corruption to the PST file which results into the inaccessibility of the file.

Cyclic redundancy check is a type of technique used to check integrity of data and errors in PST. Actually this is a type of function used to detect any change on data that are used across network or stored devices. Outlook pst apply CRC check every time when you access or open file. At such point, when pst file gets damaged or corrupted, you may receive following error message when try to access PST:

“File Path\filename.pst could not be accessed. Data error. Cyclic redundancy check”


“Data error(cyclic redundancy check)”

Typically, above error occurs after you download emails message to your Outlook pst file. Due to Outlook PST crc error, you might be unable to view downloaded message and receive another error message like :

“Outlook error 0x80040116”

Due to above error, Outlook PST file becomes inaccessible leading to data loss. Some of the reasons responsible for corruption or damage to PST file includes:

  • Virus attack
  • Unexpected system shutdown
  • Bugs in Outlook
  • Bad sector in storage media from which Pst is copied
  • Power failure
  • Network errors

In addition to above, CRC error with Outlook is also shown due to hard disk errors. You must check for hard disk inconsistencies in order to fix Outlook PST CRC Error. Then, you need to repair damaged pst file. For this, you can take help of inbuilt utility named inbox repair tool also known as scanpst.exe. Then create a new pst file. To do so start Outlook, specify the name of new Pst file in create/open personal storage file dialog box and then import the data from old PST. You may problem importing dat from old pst if the file is too large in size. To resolve this issue, you need to split large pst file using third party pst splitter tool.

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