Monday, 21 April 2014

What is Scan PST and How to Use It ?

Scan PST- Inbox Repair Tool

We all know MS outlook stored data in .pst file format. Microsoft provides MS Outlook with scan PST tool which easily resolve the data corruption issues of MS Outlook. Sometimes you will get the error message like this:

and other Outlook errors in this situations Scanpst.exe helps to solve error easily.

Locations of Scanpst.exe
Location of scanpst.exe is always depends upon which Outlook editions and which operating is used by users.

For Outlook 2013

32-bit Windows     C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15

64-bit Windows     C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15

64-bit Outlook      C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15

For Outlook 2010

32-bit Windows     C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14

64-bit Windows     C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14

64-bit Outlook      C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14

In MS Outlook 2007

32-bit Windows     C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12

64-bit Windows     C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12

How to Use Scanpst.exe

Open the Location of SCANPST.exe and after that you will easily perform worked with it.

Step 1:- Click on 

Step 2:- After opening Scanpst.exe Click on “Browse” button to open the PST file which you want to testing.

Step 3:- Click on “Start” button to start PST file testing process.

When testing process is completed then you will get this type message screen. If you found error then always create a backup of scanned file before repairing.

After that click on “Repair” button to start the repair PST file process.

When Scanpst.exe does not Help of You

Sometimes scanpst.exe is not helps to repair Outlook error like when you have deleted email from your inbox, scanpst.exe don’t show any error during Scanning PST file process but Outlook show error in performance. Scanpst.exe loos data in repairing PST file process. In these Situations you will need to use a third party tool like Outlook PST Recovery to repair Outlook PST files.

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