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Know How to Use Scanpst.exe Repair Tool

People use MS Outlook to store their personal information like emails, journals, appointments, notes, calendars etc. It is one of the best email client applications that have been widely used these days. But sometimes you are unable to access your stored information due to some problems in Outlook. You might have experience that you get error message when you try to send or receive emails. It generally occurs due to corruption of outlook database. But don’t worry; MS Outlook comes with inbuilt tool scanpst.exe which repairs common errors of Outlook. It proves very useful in the case of corruption of Outlook database but you should properly know how to use scanpst.exe repair tool.

Scanpst.exe is inbuilt tool that is automatically installed along with MS Outlook. It is specially designed to tackle all problems related to Outlook database. Whenever you experienced below error messages you can run scanpst.exe repair tool to fix the errors. "

  • Outlook PST not found
  • Unknown error 0x80040119
  • Fatal Error
  • Olmapi32.dll error
  • Can’t delete the folder

Scanpst.exe can easily fix such types of errors and it can also recover your damaged files. But before using it you should properly locate the tool because it is located at different locations in different versions. So, first know about the location of the tool and then how to use scanpst.exe. "

  • In Outlook 97 or 98 it is located as C:\Program files\Common files\Windows Messaging\Scanpst.exe
  • It is present in Outlook 2003 in C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MSMAPI\\scanpst.exe and in 64-bit Windows in C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\System\MSMAPI\\scanpst.exe
  • In is found in Windows XP as C::\Program files\System\MAPI\1033\Scanpst.exe

Once you locate the Scanpst.exe repair tool you can easily run it to repair the damaged or corrupted PST files.

How to use Scanpst.exe

  • Close Outlook if it is open and run scanpst.exe by double clicking it
  • Find the damaged file by selecting browse option or type the name of the file
  • Click on start button to start the scanning
  • After the scanning is finished click on Repair button to fix the corrupted file

In this way you can easily fix corrupted PST files. Scanpst.exe can easily restore your damaged PST files along with RTF and HTML messages.The tool is having user friendly interface hence it is very easy to use.

Scanpst.exe failed? Try Outlook PST Repair

Install the software with quick installation wizard. Just follow the 4 simple steps to successfully install the Outlook PST Repair.

Step 1
Launch the Outlook PST Repair from the desktop shortcut. And select the corrupted PST file.


Step 2
Click Next and follow the on-screen instruction to finish it. No need to Worry! Your Outlook.pst is in Hand of Professional.

Outlook PST Repair has very advance scanning alogorith as compared to the Scanpst.exe. You will see the difference in result, once the scanning is over.


Step 3
Once Scanning process is completed, Outlook PST repair will show the previews of all the recoverable components.

Step 4
After viewing the lost folder in the recovered item list. Go for the Licence key to save the pst file..


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