PST Scan Repair To Fix Damaged Outlook Data Files

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Scan PST Files To Fix Corruption & Recover Outlook Items Back

Microsoft Outlook being the most reliable & efficient email client application is widely used for storage & management of emails items & other personal data & information such as contacts, calendar, notes, journals, schedules & alike others. Though the file stores data securely, it is quite susceptible to corruption and the same may happen on account of numerous reasons levied upon. PST scan is required in all such cases so as to get the issues repaired & the file data made accessible once again. 


  1. Oversized PST File 
  2. Virus infection
  3. Inappropriate use of Outlook application, closing it improperly & alike 
  4. Installation of faulty & corrupt add-ins 
  5. Storing PST files on Network Share 
  6. Improper system shutdown  


To take note of these corruption instances associated with Outlook data files, Microsoft Outlook includes a default repair tool, known as inbox repair tool or scanpst.exe. The utility gets installed in the system along with Outlook installation and is stored inside office outlook folder. However, its location varies for different outlook versions as well as Windows OS version. 


Some of the most commonly found errors when trying to access corrupt PST include that of - 


Cannot Open the outlook windows, the set of folders could not be opened 

The file <file_path> is not an Outlook data file 

Errors have been found in the file 

Outlook cannot recognize outlook.pst

Outlook.pst cannot be accessed -0x80040116

An unknown error has occurred -0x80040119 


All these error messages signify problems with PST as such it may not be accessed properly until the very issue that exists is resolved. Whenever, PST files come across any such instance, Outlook would recommend users to use scanpst.exe program for getting the corruption resolved & the files made accessible once again. Once you succeed in locating the utility, the damaged PST is to be scanned in order to have the issues detected & resolved. 


To accomplish the purpose of PST Scan, the scanpst.exe utility provided fails in many of the cases usually if the file size is more or beyond the extent supported by PST file of that very Outlook version. Using Inbox repair tool for oversized PST is not recommended as the utility may delete the data part that exceeds the in-built size limit or corrupted data part which the tool cannot read. 


Owing to these shortcomes of scanpst, the better alternative option out for repairing PST and recovering its data is that of Outlook PST Repair Software. The software does ensure safe & effective repair & restore of all outlook folder items viz. notes, appointments, calendar, contacts & more in addition to emails. 



  1. Supports repair & recovery of damaged, corrupt & inaccessible Outlook personal folder items 
  2. Restores RTF & HTML formatting of messages
  3. Also repairs encrypted PST file 
  4. Efficiently repairs PST files of size greater than 2 GB as well 
  5. Supports Selective folder as well as email recovery 
  6. Saves recovered data in a new file on the disk for easy access thereafter
  7. Is Provided with graphical user interface such that it can be easily operated by all, no matter technically skilled or not 
  8. All Outlook versions are supported viz. Outlook 2010, 2007, 2003
  9. Runs on all Windows system i.e. Windows 7, Vista, XP etc


So, Free Download PST Repair Tool now for PST Scan & repair with efficiency in quick & easy manner now.