Data Recovery

Advantages of compacting large OST files

As you have continued to use Microsoft Outlook for managing mails, tasks, contacts, etc., you would have moved them to various folders and also deleted unwanted items as and when you decided you no longer need them. At some point, you may be warned that your OST file is getting too large and that you need to create some space on your hard disk so that you do not face OST corruption problems. You review all the items that you have stored and delete a few more unnecessary items. To your surprise...

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Vital Steps to Minimize Corruption in Access MDB file

Along with knowing how to operate Microsoft Access properly, take regular backups of the Access data and how to repair damaged MDB files, as an Access user, you also need to be aware of what could cause corruption in the MDB file. This will help you take the vital steps needed to minimize corruption in an Access MDB file. There are many factors that could affect the functioning of the Access database. Hardware problems such as network cable faults or problems in the network interface cards...

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The Power and Limitations of the Compact and Repair Utility of Microsoft Access

If you find that your Access database has become very large in size, you might believe that removing unwanted records would clear some space for you. However, this does not always work since frequent creation and deletion of records leads to fragmentation of the database. The Compact utility of Microsoft Access is the best tool for actually getting rid of empty space in an existing database. However, it also has certain limitations, as we will see in the following article. The Compact and...

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