Thursday, September 29, 2011

Lotus Notes Recovery from “Context toolbar not found” Error

Lotus Notes is an e-mail application, which is popularly used across the world for carrying out the communication. It’s easy to use and effective features has made it quite easy to stay in touch with friends, relatives, and professional colleagues. This application employs NSF file in order to store data within it. But, due to corruption of NSF file, Lotus Notes application starts working improperly. So, in such situation use of third party Lotus Notes Recovery becomes a need of hour.

To better understand the above issue clearly, consider a practical scenario. An error message gets received on the computer screen while using Lotus Notes e-mail client. That error message looks exactly same as given below:

“Context toolbar not found.”

Appearance of this error message can create lot of problems like, all the data contained within Lotus Notes database becomes inaccessible.

Above error message is caused if a predefined context sensitive toolbar is absent from the outline in bookmark.nsf in which toolbar data is saved. Same results into a corrupt bookmark database.

In order to sort out the above error message, one can manually change the design of local Bookmark.nsf file, by which restoration of the toolbar outline can be done. For doing the same, make sure to choose the Bookmarks icon on the Notes Workspace. Then, choose File > Database > Replace Design. In the dialog box named as Replace Design, choose the checkbox named as “Show Advanced Templates”. Moreover, the Bookmark template appears in the box above. Simply, choose it and choose the Replace button.

It might be possible that same error message still appears even after performing the above measures. Mainly these measures fail to solve the issue if the corruption in Lotus Notes application is severe. So, in such situation also there is no need to be hopeless. Severe corruption of Lotus Notes can easily be handled through various third party tools.

Ample of software have been introduced in the market that is fully capable to perform Lotus Notes Recovery. For doing recovery through any of such tool, one has to pay some amount of money. Thus, it is suggested to be careful before doing a selection of any such software. Most of the times, many fake commitments are made for the promotion of the product.

One of the reliable tool named as Stellar Phoenix Lotus Notes Recovery is easily available on the internet. The main objective of this tool is to perform NSF file recovery. It recovers data of all the Lotus Notes objects, such as To-do, calendar-entries, attachments, appointments, e-mails, etc. The demo version of the tool is freely available. One can download it and can evaluate the overall efficiency of the tool.