How Scanpst.exe helps repair to Corrupt MS Outlook PST File

MS Outlook is used to store data in PST files which contains contacts, emails, calenders, notes, tasks etc. But sometimes, it may possible that you will gst some error messages while accessing your PST files. The reasons behind this may be power failure, header file corruption issue, hardware or software issues, over-sized file etc. if you are getting some error message while running MS Outlook then you should repair it quickly to safe your PST file. To repair corrupt MS Outlook PST file, scanpst.exe tool is provided by Microsoft which comes in very handy. So user should not to be worry while getting any error message. Before repairing corrupt PST file, first of all know about Inbox repair utility and where it exist. It automatically install into your PC whenever you install MS Outlook package.


How to locate scanpst.exe too in your System:-

Outlook 2013

  • 32-bit Windows – C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15
  • 64-bit Outlook – C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15

Outlook 2010

  • 32-bit Windows – C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14
  • 64-bit Outlook – C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14

Outlook 2007

  • 32-bit Windows – C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12
  • 64-bit Window – C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12

How to run the scanpst.exe in order to repair the PST file:

  1. Provide the field the file name & path of PST file to repaired
  2. Assign a path at where resultant file is saved by this in-built tool
  3. Click on Start button to initiate the scanning process.
  4. Once process is completed create a backup of scanned PST file by selecting the backup option. it will creates a .bak file of your entire scanned Outlook data file.
  5. Check the number of items which are present in Outlook PST file and number of errors which are detected by this in-built tool.
  6. Noe click on repair button and begin the repairing process. It may takes some time depending on the file size.
  7. After completing the repairing process, check the location where Pst file is saved.

If the inbox repair tool is unable to handle this problem then there is an another alternative option for you which is the use of third-party application. There re various third-party tool available in the market but among all PST repair Tool is considered as the best tool which can easily repair corrupt PST file. It is compatible with all version of MS Outlook. The best thing about PST Repair Tool is that it restore data into their original format

User Guide:-

Step 1:- Install the latest version of PST file. After installation select PST file.pst1

Step 2:- Find PST files to continue for the further processes.pst2

Step 3:- Check the preview of recoverable PST file.pst3

Step 4:- Click “OK” button to process for further step.pst4

Step 5:- At last, click on “OK” button to finish the repair processpst5


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