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Scanpst Errors

MS Outlook is a great application which is used a lot by many computer users to manage and co-ordinate their personal and professional work. All the data stored in MS Outlook application gets automatically saved in a file called PST (Personal Storage Table) file which is responsible for storing and managing all information’s stored in MS Outlook application. But at times PST file of MS Outlook application becomes an easy prey of many harmful elements which damages and corrupts it due to which data becomes inaccessible and in extreme cases gets lost as well. In order to repair the corrupted PST file and to make the PST data accessible, Scanpst.exe tool can be used which is efficient enough to repair the PST corruption. But at times this Inbox Repair Tool fails to repair PST file and Scanpst errors are thrown which indicates that Scanpst tool is not working properly.

Some of the Scanpst errors that generally occur in these situations are as follows –

  • Fatal error: 80040900
  • Client error: 0x80040600
  • Scanpst entry point not found
  • An unknown error has occurred
  • Errors have been detected in the file
  • Data error (cyclic redundancy check)
  • Outlook.pst is not a personal folder file
  • Messaging interface has returned an unknown error

These Scanpst errors clearly indicates that Scanpst.exe Tool will not be able to fix the problem because it is designed to fix only the minor issues of the PST file like PST file header corruption etc. Any attempt made to use Scanpst.exe tool to repair major PST corruptions will result into Scanpst errors which can be rectified only either by reinstalling MS Outlook application or by using any third party tool like PST Repair to repair the PST file. So, if you ever encounter with Scanpst errors, then simply do as it is mentioned above and resolve the issue in seconds.

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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I really wanna say "Thank you", coz Outlook PST repair for restoring all my lost emails back. Keep up the Good Work!

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I tried SCANPST.exe a Inbox Repair Tool, and got nothing. But Outlook PST repair recovered all my emails back.



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