Repair and recover your corrupt Outlook PST files with Scanpst.exe
Scanpst.exe also known as Inbox Repair Tool is a tool provided by Microsoft Office Outlook to recover or repair corrupt pst files, emails, attachments, contacts, calendars, or journals. Users of Windows7 often face the problem of Microsoft Outlook not responding to their demands or important data getting corrupt or inaccessible. Reasons of files getting corrupt are virus attack, large size of pst file, improper shutdown of machine, etc. At this point of time scanpst.exe or Inbox Repair Tool helps a lot.
But where will I find scanpst.exe on my system? As it is a hidden file, you first need to follow the following steps to view hidden files:
Start>My Computer>Organize>Folder and Search
Options>View Tab>Check the Show Hidden Folders and Files
and uncheck “Hide Extensions for known File Types”.
Scanpst.exe in Windows 7 location is:
Windows7 64 bit: Start>My Computer>Program
Files(x86) >Microsoft Office>Office12 >ScanPST.exe
Double click on it and then locate the corrupt .pst file. Repair process can now be started but not before creating a backup of the file. If you are not able to find the file, then write “scanpst.exe” from the search box. Still if the file is not found then it means that either the file has been deleted from its location or the application was not installed properly and there is need to reinstall it.
But who has that much of time? First of all, you cannot easily locate scanpst.exe on your system, secondly, it may pop up a message of corrupt or missing dll file and last but not the least, its working is very slow. Therefore, it is better to find a third party PST repair utility that can repair all your pst files fast.
They support different versions of Outlook like MS Outlook 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002 and 2000.Their advance scan ensures absolute recovery. They restore even password protected pst files, and, RTF and HTML messages’ formatting. They can repair and restore PST files larger than 2 GB and, recover deleted emails, selected folders and emails, recipient list, etc. They also generate a unique profile for each PST file, and are compatible with MICROSOFT WINDOWS 7. They preview Distribution List and find option to search emails in recovery list. These PST repair utilities ensure PST recovery from encrypted PST files and also counter for mail folders representing number of items present. They also ensure complete preview of RTF messages and Search Messages. Most of these have a free download or a trial version that helps you understand whether it would work for your files or not.
Install the software with quick installation wizard. Just follow the wizard to successfully install the Outlook PST Repair
Launch the Outlook PST Repair
from the desktop shortcut. And select the corrupted PST file.
Click Next and follow the on-screen instruction to finish it. No need to Worry! Your Outlook.pst is in Hand of Professional.
Once Scanning process is completed, Outlook PST Repair
will show the previews of all the recoverable components.
After viewing the lost folder in the recovered item list. Go for the Licence key to save the pst file.