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Get rid of 'Scanpst.exe – entry point not found…' Error

Scanpst.exe which is oftenly known as Inbox Repair Tool is an in-built tool for MS Outlook that repairs corrupted PST file of MS Outlook. When it is executed it examines the PST file headers and its structure and tries to repair and recover the PST contents within the file. This tool is a great alternative to repair the corrupted and damaged PST file if any mishappenings occurs with it. But at times if the PST file is above 2GB or Outlook installation is incomplete or damaged then, attempt made to execute this tool will be failed.

To understand the complete scenario, let’s consider a situation where MS Outlook’s PST file is damaged and when an attempt was made to repair the corrupted PST file using Scanpst tool, the attempt failed as the tool didn’t worked and it came up with an error message that says –

"Scanpst.exe - entry point not found
The procedure entry point [email protected] could not be located in the dynamic link library SCNPST32.dll

Due to this error message the tool didn’t worked properly and the corrupted PST file is not repaired. This type of error message is likely to occur because of incomplete or damaged Outlook installation. The file specified in the error message might be missing or facing some other issues that MS Outlook is incompetent to deal with. Bottom line is Scanpst tool can not repair the PST file.

In order to resolve this issue here are some ways which will effectively resolve this issue related to the corrupted PST file –

  • Try to reinstall MS Office package again and if it doesn’t works then reinstall MS Outlook only and try to repair the file again. In case the problem persists then follow the next steps.
  • Move the PST file to another computer with the same version of Outlook that has been used to create the original damaged PST file.
  • If the problem still persists then use any third party repair application which will effectively repair and restore the corrupted PST file irrespective of cause of PST corruption and then restore the PST file in a safe and secure place.

After performing above mentioned steps the PST file be repaired effectively and will be easily accessible.

Scanpst.exe entry point not found error occurs because of incomplete or damaged Outlook installation due to which Scanpst tool is unable to repair the PST file.

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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