Can I recover anything from a 0KB PST file?

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Jam_Bra Posts 2 Registration date Friday June 8, 2018 Status Member Last seen September 18, 2018 - Jun 8, 2018 at 01:49 AM
Ambucias Posts 47310 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 - Jun 11, 2018 at 04:34 AM
It's urgent.

The Outlook data file which was absolutely fine yesterday has now turned into a 0KB file. This morning when I tried to open it, I received an error message unexpectedly. So I checked the file size and found it's 0KB. I knew the Inbox Repair can't help me, however, I tried it and had no luck. I found so many articles on the Internet. Some say recovery is impossible from a 0KB PST file. And some recommend using a professional solution for recovery. Is it really possible to recover from a 0KB PST file? Please help me.
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Ambucias Posts 47310 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,166
Jun 8, 2018 at 04:43 AM
Hi,

What was the error message ? Did the message occur when you launched MS Office Outlook?
Jam_Bra Posts 2 Registration date Friday June 8, 2018 Status Member Last seen September 18, 2018
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 at 12:58 AM
Here's the screenshot


And yes, you're right. I receive this error message when I open the Outlook client. I have only one PST file.
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Ambucias Posts 47310 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,166
Jun 11, 2018 at 04:34 AM
Hi

Your pst file is definitively corrupted . Unfortunately the data it once contained cannot be recovered.

I suggest you create a new pst file. What version of MS Office are you using?