Protecting Outlook files with password is one of the most effecting and interactive features that helps users to keep their private data secure. Think, what will happened if you forget your given password and preventing you from accessing it. This will be annoying for anyone. It may also lead to awful errors also. Meanwhile, entering the guessed or wrong password will generate a message that “the password you have typed is incorrect. Retype the Password.” In that case, you requires any third party software in order to unlock password protected Outlook PST files.
But, don’t get worry, here is the solution . Means, before trying any third party software, you must try these free tools.
pst19upg.exe : No doubt, every one of us want recover Outlook PST File for free of cost, And thinking of this problem, Microsoft provides a free utility called “pst19upg.exe” is a tool, which has been specially designed with the core intension to removes the password from locked Outlook Data File. See how, this tool works.
1.) Firstly, exit from your MS Outlook.
2.) Then after search location of “Scanpst.exe” in your PC.
For Example : For MS Outlook 2002 & XP, location is
C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MAPI\<locale ID>\scanpst.exe
For MS Outlook 2000,
C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MAPI\<locale ID>\NT\scanpst.exe
For MS Outlook 97 or 98,
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Windows Messaging\scanpst.exe
3.)Further, run scanpst.exe and then click on repair. Before starting to perform all these process, it is strongly suggested to have backup all your Outlook PST File.
4.) Then click “Start” button and select Run(also you can do this simply by pressing ‘Window+R” simultaneously.
5.) From run dialog box, type CMD and hit enter.
6.)Here, you have to copy path of Your PST File.(means into command prompt).
7.) The above process will make a copy of PST called “filename.psx”(like of your original PST File).
8.) After finishing all above process, rename the original PST File as same of your previous PST File.
9.) Then, type “pst19upg.exe-filename.psx” on command prompt and click enter.
10.) It will make a Password free Outlook PST File from the PST file.
11.) Then, run “Scanpst.exe” and repair your newly created PST file.
12.) Check your Outlook Data File after Launching MS Outlook.
Although, this will help you to fix Outlook PST File Password is Incorrect issues, but, it has some limitations that it only works on MS Outlook 2003 and earlier versions means not supportable with MS Outlook 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016. This tool can only remove the password from older ANSI PST File not from UNICODE format PST. If you are getting success through this tool, then the best alternative option is Stellar Mail Password Recovery Solution. AS, it has been specially designed by the team of experts by picking up very advanced and innovative algorithm that helps you to fix Outlook PST File Password is Incorrect issue and removing password of your files.
User Guide – How to Use Software
Step 1 : Launch this software and click on “Select outlook file” to select a PST file to be recovered from known location.
Step 2 : You can see selected file part in the “Select outlook data file (PST). Just click on the “Start” button to begin the scanning process
Step 3 : Progress bar will indicate the scanning process. Here you have option to stop the process by clicking on the stop button.
Step 4 : After completion of scanning process, all recovered files will be listed on the left panel of the interface. Here you can preview recoverable items and data. This software allows you to preview emails messages, contacts etc.
Step 5 : Check mark the boxes in the left pane and click on the “save recovered file” button to start the recovering process. Here you have to specify destination to save the recoverable files.
Step 6 : This software will save your all PST data in the specified location
Step 7 : When the saving process will be completed then you will see a dialog box showing the “Destination part” and the “Recovered file Size”