“When I try to access any emails from inbox on Outlook it display an error notification stating as “xxxxx.pst cannot be accessed 0*80040116” making data inaccessible. I don’t have any idea about this issue. So can anyone suggest me how to fix “Outlook not showing inbox” error message on Windows system?”
Microsoft Outlook is used as email application. It provides useful features such as instant search, conversation clean up to save space, categorizing appointments, social connectors, etc. However, sometimes when user open PST in Outlook they may get error message stating as ‘Outlook not showing inbox’. It’s mainly due to PST file corruption making all Outlook emails and other items inaccessible.
Let us discuss some few scenarios that damages PST file in Outlook:
- Sharing single PST file over the network
- Abrupt termination of Microsoft Outlook application
- Interruptions while compacting PST file
- When Microsoft Outlook gets infected from viruses it can modify folders of Outlook like inbox making PST file inaccessible
- Due to OS re installation, File system corruption, OS up gradation can cause inaccessibility of PST file
- Unknown errors may corrupt Outlook, while archiving PST file
- Inbox Repair utility is used to repair damaged PST file. However sometimes it fails to repair severe problems present in it. In such instance it might corrupt the PST file by showing ‘Outlook not showing inbox’ error message
In order to fix such corrupt PST file make use Outlook PST Repair tool to fix when Outlook not showing inbox error message on Windows system.
To avoid PST file corruption:
- Have a backup of important files in any external storage device
- Install updated antivirus software
- Outlook should be terminated appropriately
Inbox repair tool:
By employing Yodot Outlook PST Repair application user can easily repair error notification such as “when Outlook not showing inbox error” on windows system. This tool has safe and secure module which scans Outlook PST file and recovers entire data without altering source file. This software fixes corrupt Outlook PST file and other Outlook issues in secure way. PST repair tool will extracts the content from damaged PST file and repair it with simple steps. It can recover emails, address Book, notes, tasks, RSS feeds, mailbox folder, and other attributes from Outlook PST files. It can easily repairs password protected or compressed PST file. This program will mend PST file created on Microsoft Outlook 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016. It provides preview option to view restored Outlook items. This utility will fix Outlook inbox folder from Windows desktop running with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003.
Steps to mend PST file:
Download and install Yodot Outlook PST Repair software on Windows system -> Lunch the utility and follow given instructions displayed on main screen->Tool will provide 3 options on main screen namely 1.‘Open PST File’- this option is to open and locate PST file which have to be repaired -> 2. ‘Find PST File’ option – helps to search particular PST file-> 3.”Select Outlook Profile”- shows all multiple Outlook Profiles to choose PST file -> Select any one option based on the situation-> After selecting PST file, program will scan PST file by using appropriate scanning method namely “Normal scan” and “Smart scan”-> After completion of repair process, the application will display a conformation message as “PST file repaired successfully”-> Then retrieved Outlook email files can be viewed using “Preview” option->Finally save all email items and other elements like personal folders, journals, tasks, RSS feeds, etc. in Desired destination location.