Microsoft Office Outlook is a desktop-based email application which is widely used for sending and receiving emails. All emails and other Outlook data like contacts, folders, calendar, journals, notes, tasks, etc. are stored in PST (Personal Storage Table) file. If the Outlook personal data file gets corrupted or if you face problems with Outlook (e.g. Outlook not responding or freezes), then you can download scanpst.exe tool for outlook the default Inbox Repair utility to fix these issues.
Use the following steps to repair Outlook data files using the scanpst.exe utility:
1: Make sure MS Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013, or Outlook 2016 is closed. Click "Start" and then, type scanpst.exe in the search box, since the location of Inbox Repair tool is different with every Outlook version.
2: To run scanpst.exe, double click on it to open the program.
3: Using "Browse", locate the corrupted PST file. The default location of the Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 personal data file depends on the Windows versions you're using.
4: Click on "Start". The scanpst.exe scans the file and display the errors
5: If any errors are found, then click "Repair" and "OK".
If you still have problem in accessing Outlook personal folder after using the Inbox Repair tool, then you can go for the free demo version of the most advanced PST repair program from Remo to effectively fix PST without scanpst.
When Scanpst.exe is unable to solve the issue, or you dont know how to use Scanpst.exe, simply trust Remo Repair PST to get the job done for you. It is a professional Outlook 2007, 2013, 2016 data file repair program (both OST and PST) which is way more advanced and comprehensive than the defaust scanpst tool. With its user-friendly interface, you will be able to fix all your PST file related problems and generate a healthy Outlook personal data file (.pst) in just 3 easy steps. It works in read-only mode, which means it will never make any changes to your original file, so you don't have the fear of any further problems. Remo Repair PST will enable you to repair and recover all Outlook attributes that include email folders, emails attachments, mail header, message body, subject and even the deleted or lost emails, contacts, notes, etc.
Click "Download Now" button to get the free trial version of Remo Repair PST tool. Install it on your Windows PC and learn how to repair corrupt PST file of any Outlook versions:
Step 1: Launch the software, select "Open PST File" option to browse your PST file or else click on "Find PST File" option to locate your PST file automatically. Make use of "Select Outlook Profile" option, if you have multiple Outlook profiles in order to choose a specific Outlook profile
Step 2: Select the destination path of your choice by using "Browse" icon to save the repaired PST file and hit "Repair" button
Step 3: After the scan is completed, you can see the fixed PST file along with its attributes using "Preview" option