How To Remove Password From PST File On Outlook 2007

Are you looking for any effective tool in order to remove password from PST file on Outlook 2007? Then read this post. It will definitely help you to do so.

No doubt, MS Outlook is an effective application that is being used by billion of people in order to store and manage all the emails and data stored of it. Along with email facility, it also offers some extra added features like calenders, journals, contacts, etc that has drive users crazy for it. It usually saves its file in PST format on the hard disk. And the best part is that, it facilitates us to keep our files password protected in order to keep it away from unauthorized access. But, as we are human being and sometimes in any circumstances, you can forget your password preventing you from accessing it. And putting wrong password again and again may cause damage to whole PST files, So, in that case, it’s better to remove password from PST files. You can do this by two method.

Method 1: By using pst19upg.exe”.

“pst19upg.exe” is an inbuilt tool provided by Microsoft in order to upgrade the PST file format to version 19. Also, it can removes the password applied on it. However, this process is somewhat lengthy. Follow the given steps in order to remove your PST file password through “pst19upg.exe” and “Scanpst.exe”.

In case, if your password protected PST file is created in an older version of Outlook, there is an ANSI PST file which is used by MS Outlook.

In order to remove the password from Older Outlook Versions (ANSI PST file), go through steps given below.

Terminate running MS Outlook program.

  1. Go to Scanpst.exe in your PC.

In Microsoft Outlook 2002 and XP – Scanpst.exe will be in
C:Program FilesCommon FilesSystemMAPI<locale ID>scanpst.exe

In Outlook 2000, Scanpst.exe will be in
C:Program FilesCommon FilesSystemMAPI<locale ID>NTscanpst.exe

In Outlook 97 or 98, Scanpst.exe will be in
C:Program FilesCommon FilesWindows Messagingscanpst.exe

These will help you to find and locate scanpst.exe in the respectibe MS Outlook version, but in case if you don’t find, then you have to download this tool.

2. Then after, execute Scanpst.exe and click on Repair. It is strongly advised please backup all your PST file before performing all these steps.

3. Go to Start and Select Run (Also, open Run by pressing Win+R key simultaneously).

4. Type CMD and click Ok or hit enter. (to open command prompt).

5. Now, in the command prompt, copy the path of your PST file followed by pst19upg.exe-outlook.com.

6. For instance C:Program FilesMicrosoft Officepst19upg.exe-outlook.com.
This will create a fresh copy of PST file with .psx extension.

7. The after, rename your original PST file.

8. Further, in command prompt, type “pst19upg.exe- newpsxfile.psx” and then hit enter.

9. Right after that, you will found a new without password Outlook PST file.

10. Then start Scanpst.exe so as to repair the new created file.

11. Launch MS Outlook again and then check for PST file.

Method 2 : Using Stellar Mail Password Recovery Solution

If above steps get fails to remove Password from PST file on Outlook 2007, then the best alternative option is Stellar Mail Password Recovery Solution. So just go for it.

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 1

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”


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