How to Fix "Your Office Database is Damaged" Entourage Error

Microsoft Entourage is a popular and widely used Email client for Mac OS X users. It is a part of Microsoft Office for Mac suite. The application lets you send, receive, and manage your valuable emails, contacts, tasks, notes, and appointments. MS Entourage stores all your precious data in a database. Under some circumstances, your Entourage database may get damaged and you cannot access data from it. This behavior causes serious data loss and put you in need of Entourage Repair solutions.

When you start Microsoft Entourage application or try to access emails from it, you may come across the below error message:

“Your Office database is damaged-Do you want to quit MSN Messenger and all Microsoft Office Programs so that the Database Utility can run?”

Subsequent to that, you encounter further error message, which resembles the following:

“The action could not be completed. An unknown error (4363) occurred.”

You run across these errors most frequently when you try to open an email or delete any item from Entourage storage database. It occurs even if you are not using MSN messenger and renders all your precious Entourage database objects inaccessible. In order to gain access of database objects, you must find out the cause of this behavior and perform MS Entourage repair by resolving it.

Root of the problem:

This behavior of Microsoft Entourage application occurs due to corruption to database. Corruption can be the outcome of a plenty of reasons, including virus infection, application malfunction, improper system shutdown, file header corruption, and missing Identity.


To sort out this problem, you are required to use Database Utility to rebuild the Entourage database. It gives you an option to select affected database and fix the problem. Using this tool, you can perform the following operations:

1. Verify database integrity

2. Compact Microsoft Entourage storage database.

3. Rebuild the database to repair it.

4. Set database preferences.

If rebuilding the Entourage database cannot fix the issue, you need to repair and restore it using powerful and effective third-party applications, known as Entourage repair software.

The Entourage database repair tools are capable of thoroughly scanning entire Entourage database and extract all inaccessible data from it. They do not demand sound and prior technical skills as of their self-descriptive graphical user interface.

Stellar Phoenix Entourage Repair is the first Entourage repair software ever made, which effectively handles all Entourage database corruption scenarios. It works well with Microsoft Entourage 2008 and 2004. The Microsoft Entourage Repair Tool restores all database objects, including emails, notes, tasks, contacts, journal, attachments, and appointments.

Rabins Sharma Lamichhane

Rabins Sharma Lamichhane is senior ICT professional who talks about #it, #cloud, #servers, #software, and #innovation. Rabins is also the first initiator of Digital Nepal. Facebook: rabinsxp Instagram: rabinsxp

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