Microsoft PST Backup Tool

Microsoft offers an Outlook add-on PST backup tool. Once you install it, it will add the backup option on the File Menu of Outlook. The way it works is this: Once you configure, it will backup the file AFTER you close Outlook in the interval you specified. This is good for clients who have PST files stored on their local hard drives and the site has some sort of Network share drive like Terastations, USB drives or shared folders on the servers.

This is the link:

If you are looking for a way to recover from a bad PST file and you do not have a backup. Not to worry. If you have not already you should use the built in repair tool called scanpst.exe. The location will vary but if you do a search for scanpst.exe you will find it. Other wise you can browse to C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\Mapi\1033\. If you are running Office 2007, try: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12. The location may be a little different but start following the above and you are sure to find



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