How to Use ScanPST.exe Tool to Repair Outlook PST Files?

Microsoft Outlook has an in-built inbox repair tool which isMail recovery called as scanpst.exe. This Scanpst.exe helps the user to fix PST file corruption and restore Outlook attributes such as emails, RSS feeds, schedule tasks, calendar events, journals, personal folders, contacts, notes, etc. It repairs each and every type of PST file corruption and errors. Once the PST file is severely damaged or corrupted, then Inbox tool fails to resolve such issue. So, you can make use of Scan PST Tool to repair such corrupted or damaged PST files.

Some errors which can be encountered when Scanpst.exe fails to fix corrupted Outlook PST file are:

  • exe fails with system fatal error- 80040818
  • File is not a valid personal folder
  • exe tool is not responding (an unknown error has occurred)
  • exe entry points not found

Some of the scenarios behind PST file corruption:

  • When PST file exceeds its size limit that is 2GB then some data stored in PST file may get lost. While saving new data within the PST file without realizing that PST file is oversized. As a result of which some Outlook attributes may get deleted or lost without warning. So once such outsized PST file is fixed using the Scan PST software than those lost emails are not recovered.
  • Due to severe spiteful attack onPST file can cause damage to Scanpst.exe tool. So when you used to repair PST file, it shows some error messages due to which some Outlook attributes like emails, contacts, may get lost.
  • PST File may get damaged/corrupted while sharing it on an unsecured network.
  • Sometimeswhen you are operating Outlook, if your computer turns off because of power surge then Microsoft Outlook application may get terminated abruptly and results in severe PST file corruption.
  • PST file header storeswhole information concerning like time and date of PST time creation, size, set address, etc. If PST header gets corrupted because of infection of harmful viruses then it ends up in the corruption of PST file.

Features of Scan PST software:

  • Scan PST software enablesa sophisticated option to search PST file, just in case if you don’t understand wherever specifically PST file is stored on your computer.
  • This software provides you the real time preview option to view the all repaired Outlook attributes.
  • It provides 24*7 technical support to the users if they find any trouble during the installations process or while using the software.
  • The software repairs damaged or corrupted Outlook PST file on all versions of Windows OS such as Windows 10, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2007, Windows 8, etc.
  • This software provides an option to search the Outlook PST file whose location is not known by the users.
  • Scan PST software is used to repairOutlook attributes such as journals, tasks, emails, contacts, appointments, notes, RSS feeds, calendar things, etc.
  • This software works on all Outlook versions such as MS Outlook 2000, Outlook 2003, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2010, and Outlook 2007.
  • This software provides you two scanning process, first one is Normal scan which are used in Minor corruptions whereas second one is Smart scan which is used in severe corruption of PST file.