MS Outlook has an in-built repair tool, commonly known as ScanPST which helps in diagnosing and fixing the corrupt PST file. This tool gets installed on machine as soon as you install the Outlook application. The main purpose of running this tool is to fix the issues like – Outlook refuses to load or if it’s not opening PST file and displays an error message, etc. This tool repairs the PST file by scanning it and checks whether the PST file structure is intact or not. In case, if there is an issue in its file structure then it first reset its structures.
Here is how to make use of Inbox Repair Tool
Initially, close Outlook application and locate Inbox Repair Tool. The location of scanpst.exe varies for different Outlook versions. In case of Outlook 2007, you have to search manually to locate scanpst.exe but from Outlook 2010 onwards, Scanpst.exe runs automatically.
After locating it, double click on the icon and select Outlook data file which you want to fix. Then it starts scanning the PST file repeatedly until it says there are no more errors in the PST file. If any errors are displayed then click Repair button to fix it. After completion of repair process, you will get the Repair complete message.
But, there are situations, where Microsoft Outlook ScanPST fails to fix the corrupt PST file. This is because this tool works on the original PST file which is corrupt, so if it fails to fix Outlook problems, then the PST file may get further even modified and reduces the chances of recovery. At times, even after running scanpst.exe repeatedly, few errors may not be fixed and it may fail to repair Outlook account completely.
What if ScanPST fails to fix the issue?
In such situations, make use of Remo PST Repair tool which helps in fixing PST file issues when inbox repair tool fails. With this application, it is possible to fix corrupt PST file securely without losing any of your Outlook attributes.
Remo Repair Outlook (PST) to fix Outlook PST file
Remo Repair Outlook (PST) tool scans the corrupt PST file, creates a new healthy file and thus it will not alter the original file. Even password protected, encrypted and large size PST file can be repaired easily with the help of this utility. This tool generates repaired data file in 2003-2016 format, for easy importing of PST file. Even helps in repairing Outlook profile from various Outlook versions such as Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2003, and Outlook 2000. Additionally, the tool can even fix several Outlook PST file.
You can install this application on any latest versions of Windows OS including Windows 10. The repair process is very simple as the tool provides step by step guidance on how to fix PST file. You can evaluate repaired results by making use of free demo version, which provides the preview of recovered items and then purchase licensed version. Also, technical assistance is provided by well-trained support team to solve the queries regarding the product. Apart from repairing PST file, this tool can be used to recover Outlook attributes such as emails, notes, contact list, tasks, etc.
This tool even facilitates:
- To restore emails after Outlook crash or if Outlook is not responding
- To solve indexing issues on Outlook or if instant search is not working
- Repairs oversized PST files
- Supports recovery of deleted Outlook attributes from Deleted Items folder
- If you are not aware of exact location of PST file, this tool searches and locates PST file
What makes your PST file corrupt?
- If the PST file size exceeds its limit
- Improper termination of Outlook application
- Using unreliable third party applications to import / export PST file
- Improper up-gradation of Outlook application
Yet, in all such situations, Remo Outlook PST Repair tool comes handy. Just download and install this application to repair Outlook issues in few steps.