MS Outlook is the most popular and widely used MS Office package which is used for personal as well as professional purposes. With the help of this package user can manage their daily routine, important items, dates, sent or received e-mail messages, contact details very easily and mannerly. It comes in various version but Outlook 2007 is very popular now-a-days because of its highly advanced features. Apart from this, like other MS Office packages, it is also not an error free. Because most of the user have reported that they get error message or inaccessible to access their data. There are various reasons are responsible for the corruption of PST file
Common reasons for the corruption of Outlook 2007 PST file:-
- Malware attack
- Power failure
- Header file corruption
- File sharing
- Over-sized file etc.
If your Outlook 2010 PST file is also corrupted due to whatever reasons then no need to be worry because to fix this issue an inbox repair utility is provided by Microsoft. Scanpst is considered as the first aid kit to solve the corruption issues of PST files. when PST file refuses to load or show content then you need to use scanpst.exe tool. It automatically installed on your PC whenever you install MS Outlook.
Scenarios where user need to use scanpst.exe:-
- PST file is inaccessible
- PST damaged due to power failure
- MS Outlook crash
- Storage drive corruption
- Other factors
How to use scanpst.ece?
- First of all close MS Outlook application
- Run scanpst.exe from its default location. If you are unable to find its default location then you can find this file by using the Windows search feature.
- Specify the name of PST file which you want to be repaired. To select the desired file you can also click on ‘Browse’ option.
- After selecting file click on ‘Start’ button to scan your file
- If you get any errors then click on Repair button to start the repair process
- Choose Folder list from the Go menu
- In this list, you can see a recovered folder. Once PST file is repaired you can see the lost of recovered all folders into the left pane of MS Outlook application.
After from this, scanpst.exe tool has some limitation but you no need to be upset because you can use PST Repair Tool to fix PST Outlook 2007 File when Scanpst Fails to fix errors. This tool is designed by professional expert in such a way that you can fix Outlook file very easily even it is corrupted. Other than resolving scanpst.exe error, it can easily solve other Outlook issues. PST Repair Tool is compatible with all versions of MS Outlook, so you can select it without any hesitation.
Step 1:- Install the latest version of PST file. After installation select PST file.
Step 2:- Find PST files to continue for the further processes.
Step 3:- Check the preview of recoverable PST file.
Step 4:- Click “OK” button to process for further step.
Step 5:- At last, click on “OK” button to finish the repair process