Unknown Error 0×80040600 after Using pst19upg.exe

December 22, 2017 by  Filed under: Computer 
 

pst19upg.exe is a common software usedfor PST Password Recovery whichhas been lost or forgotten. Originally, the tool was designed toupgrade an older version PST and enable it to work wi…

pst19upg.exe is a common software usedfor PST Password Recovery whichhas been lost or forgotten. Originally, the tool was designed toupgrade an older version PST and enable it to work with laterversions of Outlook. But the resultant file generated by the tool isfree from password protection. However, experts advice not to rely onthe utility when it comes to integrity of PST file. The reason isthat, even this can corrupt the file, causing more issues to theuser.

Following is arealistic instance that will help you comprehend such problems inmore detail:

(1) A user createsan Outlook PST and enforces password protection.

(2) After sometime, when he tries to unlock the file, he cannot remember thepassword.

(3) The user runspst19upg.exe utility to remove the password.

(4) When he triesto open the PST file created by pst19upg.exe, Outlook shows thefollowing error:

“An unknown error occurred errorcode 0×80040600”

As a result, userscannot access the file content.

Cause

Unknown Error 0×80040600 indicatescorrupted PST. Use of pst19upg.execorrupts the password-protected PST file.

Solution

You are advised to backup the PSTbefore using pst19upg.exe utilityto avoid such issues. Always use the utility on a copy of the file.

However, to dealwith the existing problem, you can try to repair the corrupted PST.Microsoft Outlook installation includes a built-in utility called,Inbox Repair Tool to fix corruption in PST files. To do so, you needto enable view of hidden files and folders, and locate ‘Scanpst.exe’file. Opening the file starts the Inbox Repair Tool and allows you torepair the corrupted PST.

Ifthe file cannot be repaired and you have a backup, password-protectedPST, you can use a third-party Password Recovery utility.These utilities use safe scanning procedures and proves to be ahighly competent product that is used to Recover PSTPassword. You can use the easyto use utilities in any case when you lose or forget the PST filepassword. The free trials of these utilities are available onInternet.

Stellar Phoenix Outlook PasswordRecovery is an advanced utilitythat can recover lost or forgotten PST password. The softwaregenerates a series (precisely six) of PST passwords, each of whichcan be used to open the file. This PST Password Recoverytool supports MS Outlook 2007,2003, 2002, and 2000.

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