Introduction of scanpst.exe (Inbox Repair Tool)

Scanpst.exe is also called inbox repair tool. In the MS Outlook all data store in PST file format. Sometimes users get error in MS Outlook due to many reasons like accidently shutdown of system and change the location of Outlook PST file, Outlook profile get corrupted and etc. In these type situations Scanpst.exe helps you to resolve these situations easily. The locations of scan PST are different in different Outlook editions as well as Windows OS. You will check out location of Scanpst.exe below:

locatoin of pst file

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Learn Steps For How to Use Scanpst.exe

Step 1

  • Firstly open the Scanpst.exe by clicking on this:

Click on Scan PST

Step 2

  • When Open Scanpst.exe then Click on "Browse" to open PST file which you want to repair.

Click on browse

Step 3

  • After the opening the PST file Click on "Start" button to start the process of scanning.

Click on start

Step 4

  • After clicking on start button Scanpst.exe scanned complete PST file and After that check the option of "Make backup of scanned file before repairing". Now click on "Repair" button to repair all error of PST files.


Note:- Sometimes Scanpst.exe is not able helps to you like when you have delete emails from Outlook mailbox then Scanpst.exe is not able to recover these emails. When your PST files have error and Scanpst.exe does not show any errors. In these situations you have need to a third party Outlook Recovery Tool which easily recover Outlook PST file.