Scanpst.exe Quick Features

  • Supports Microsoft Outlook 97, 98, 2000, 2002, 2003 and 2007.
  • Recovers messages, folders, appointments, meeting requests, contacts, tasks, in .pst files.
  • Recovers attachments, including the documents and images attached to messages in HTML bodies
  • Recovers .pst files larger then 2 GB.

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Scanpst.exe Inbox repair tool – repair & restore corrupt PST files

Is your Outlook PST file failing to load?

Are you observing unusual processing of application?

Looking for how to get rid of error & fix PST files instantly?



Outlook the most used email application stores information in .pst file which comprises of emails, calendar, events, contacts, notes & tasks and all data items accessible with outlook. All emails sent & received, contact details, entries made in calendar and all others get stored in this particular file and this makes it an essential data store. To maintain reliability & integrity of Outlook PST files & its contained data every possible attempt is made by user. But, it is hard to deny the fact that corruption issues always supersedes user prevention attempts, the situation ultimately ending with PST file corruption. Also, as the problems are quite frequent & disturbing in nature Microsoft has come up with the solution to that, free pst repair utility known as inbox repair tool or scanpst.exe.

In most of the cases when outlook functionality is lost, the reason lies with its personal folder file .pst. Owing to this on occurrence of any of these problems the application recommends using scanpst exe. Though the tool has been specifically designed and meant for fixing corrupt PST, its limited capability results in failure of the tool in certain situations. This and several other limitations of outlook inbox repair tool arouses the need of PST repair software.

PST files of Outlook is susceptible to corruption, some of the most found causes for the same are noted below -

  • PST file size getting large, commonly referred to as oversized PST issues
  • Improper application usage and other abnormalities associated
  • Virus & other malware damage the file and the reasons could be many more arousing the same problem i.e. the files made inaccessible


To all these problems, one and the only ideal solution follows which is PST repair Tool, especially if scanpst.exe has failed, a situation in which user is likely to come across one or more erroneous message as -

Scanpst.exe is in use by another program

Scanpst.exe fails with Fatal Error: 80040818

Scanpst.exe entry point not found

Scanpst.exe not found

Scanpst.exe – unable to locate component

These reflect the inability of scanpst exe to resolve issues that took place in PST file and as a result the file remains corrupt and inaccessible. To get back access to the folder contained data & information it is required using Outlook PST repair software.

The application analyses, scan and fix corrupt and damaged outlook.pst with its well developed scanning techniques that works on the basis of advanced & sophisticated algorithms. The scanning is done based on read only algorithm and therefore is safe to use, no data is modified or lost during repair process. It supports almost all versions of Outlook ranging from outlook 2010, 2007, 2003 to 2000 etc used on windows system Windows 7, Vista, XP etc.



User Guide : How To Use Outlook Repair Software


Download and install Outlook PST Repair software. Afterward, launch it from main Interface and then, click on "Select Outlook File" to repair PST file or Click over "Find Outlook File" for searching PST file. Finally, click over "Start" button.




Now, the scanning process begins that can has been shown through status bar.




After completelion of scanning process, tool display all scanned mail folder in left pane, email messages in middle pane and its preview in right pane.




Click on "Save" icon to save the repaired PST files.



Now, a progress bar appears that shows the PST repairing process.



Finally, when the process gets completed, you got a message "Repaired PST File Saved at:..."



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