How to rebuild your identity database in Entourage 2008

Microsoft Entourage 2008 is one of the latest email client and personal information manager application for Mac computer. Entourage uses RGE files to store all your personal emails, messages, contacts, journal, tasks, calendar, notes, meeting requests and any other important data. Microsoft Entourage saves all the personal stuffs with a user's Identity folder to the Entourage database inside the directory. But sometime like any other application your Entourage application may perform unexpectedly wrong and you may unable to use your important emails or another Entourage data.


Entourage Identity corruption may leads to severe data loss situations and you may need to rebuild Entourage Identity database to work around the issue. When once Entourage identity folder or database get damaged you can't access your personal Entourage files. After Entourage corruption you may experiences with many of unexpected error messages like :

  • You have been asked to reclaim your disk space.
  • You are unable to delete any items.
  • Your database gets damaged at deeper level.
  • You are facing problems while opening Entourage.

However Microsoft provides database utility in order to repair Entourage errors but it has some limitations and it may fails to repair and rebuild your Entourage database files and gives you following error message:

“An error occurred while trying to rebuild your database”

You are highly recommended to maintain a complete backup of your all Entourage database files to prevent data loss situations from Entourage. That you can retrieve lost data with the backup simply without using any kind of software if the rebuild process fails.

In case if the backup of Entourage file is not available or missing then you can use an advanced Mac Entourage repair tool which is especially designed resolve Entourage problems and restore all your lost, damaged or corrupted Entourage database files and safely restore them to the specific location on your Mac computer.