MS Outlook 2007 provides you with default Inbox Repair tool called scanpst.exe. This inbuilt repair utility is useful when it comes to Outlook 2007 PST file corruption. A common need for running scanpst.exe tool is when your Outlook does not load or refuses to open personal folders and displays error messages.
How does Inbox tool scanpst.exe in Outlook work?
Scanpst.exe takes the faulty Outlook personal data and starts a thorough scanning and analysis to ensure that structure of PST file is proper. If the Outlook file structure is not proper, then it will recreate the header file.
Simple to use the Inbox Repair tool scanpst.exe
Before you begin the scan process, first know the exact location of your scanpst.exe utility and Outlook 2007 data file in your computer.
Where is scanpst.exe located on the system
The location of Inbox Repair tool and Outlook data file depends on which edition of MS Outlook you have installed, and also depends on 32-bit or 64-bit versions of Windows OS.
For Outlook 2007, scanpst.exe tool should be located in the below mentioned address:
For Outlook 2007, PST file should be located in the following location:
How to run Inbox Repair tool scanpst.exe
1: Exit Outlook 2007 and start the scanpst.exe tool. Double click on the Inbox Repair file or Run in the File Download dialog box.
2: Click Browse to locate the PST file and click on Start button.
3: Press Repair icon to diagnose the selected Outlook data file.
You need to again repeat aforementioned steps until you get "No errors found" message. But, sometimes the Inbox Repair tool may fail to fix the issues and may further damage your Outlook data file as it works on original file. To be on a safer side, you can use Remo Repair Outlook software to securely fix corrupt or inaccessible Outlook 2007 PST file. This tool is way more advanced than the default PST repair tool. Simply follow the mentioned steps to run scanpst exe to fix your corrupt/damaged Outlook data file.
Make use of Remo Repair Outlook for repairing Outlook personal data file (PST)
A professional Microsoft Outlook repair tool by Remo can diagnose and repair all kinds of PST file corruption issues in just few simple steps. Remo Repair Outlook program even works when scanpst fails to fix the damaged Outlook 2007 data file. The main advantage of using this application is that it does not work on original Outlook data file, instead it creates a new file. In addition to Outlook 2007, this toolkit also works smoothly with other versions of Outlook like MS Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2003 and 2000. Along with fixing PST file, you can even retrieve deleted or lost emails, appointments, contacts, notes, calendar items, journals, etc.
To fix corrupt, broken or inaccessible Outlook data file, you need to download and install the Remo Repair PST tool in your Windows system. Run the tool and follow the below listed steps:
Step 1: Launch the software, select the appropriate option from the displayed screen that is “Open PST File”, “Find PST File” or “Select Outlook Profile” to “Browse” your Outlook 2007 PST file
Step 2: Once the file to be repaired has been selected, click on “Repair” button. The software automatically starts scanning the Outlook data file to diagnose and fix the PST file errors
Step 3: Once you get “Outlook PST file has been repaired” message on your window, then you can view the fixed file along with its data by using “Preview” option
Remo Repair Outlook utility can also be used to fix: