Fixing a broken pst-file with scanpst.exe

Repairing the corrupted PST which has been declared by Microsoft as unrecoverable by the MS Scan PST, still the tool can recover the lost mails without restoring the corrupted PST, although passwords have been assigned once. The stunning software does not depend on the size of PST.

  • Increases the speed as well as accuracy : A damaged PST file gets repaired to a better precision as a result there remains no risk of losing emails
  • Multiplying the saving and filter option for the available recovered mails.
  • Diverse Support Version supporting tool that restores from MS Outlook 2000 -2013

Repairing a corrupted PST file

  • Locates the scanpost.exe file on the computer, so while searching for that file on the computer “show hidden files and folders” option must be enabled.
  • Browsing the corrupted file and clicking repair
  • When MS Outlook is open then a Lost and Found folder is visible along with the other folders
  • The lost and found folder contains all the lost items.

If the file is not present in that folder then it beyond restoration. If the tool finds that a specific block is unreadable then it is removed. If the block is a sliceof that specific piece in Outlook then it gets automatically deleted while certifying.

Specification

Microsoft Outlook version 97, 2000, XP, 2010, 2013

Supporting Windows version 98, 2000, XP 7, 8

Software Features

  • Increases the speed as well as accuracy : A damaged PST file gets repaired to a better precision as a result there remains no risk of losing emails
  • Multiplying the saving and filter option for the available recovered mails.
  • Diverse Support Version supporting tool that restores from MS Outlook 2000 -2013
  • The software admix is user friendly
  • For security reasons many files are protected with software, this tool can restore those password protected files too
  • Due to size specifications compelled by MS Outlook makes files unusable, this tool also recovers those unusable files too

Software Solution

The Outlook data containing files are used for POP3, IMAP and other web related email accounts. A personal storing generally saves emails, appointments, calendars and other items that create tasks on the computer. This is the common file saved by home users as well as small organizations.

If user uses its corporate email id then there is a possible chance of Company using an exchange server. As a result the file will be stored with extension .ost instead of .pst. As the OST files are not portable so the OST files are required to be converted to .pst format.

All the precious data like all other files must be backed up. The reason behind these is that .pst format file gets corrupted at regular intervals, capable of repair through tools like ScanPST,   but however it solely depends solely on the amount of corruption.

Also, avoiding to access the .pst file from different location or computer as there is a possibility of data getting lost.

2 responses to “Fixing a broken pst-file with scanpst.exe”

  1. Hanse Clarke

    Thanks for the informative post, but user can refer to third party tools for the recovery of pst file as well.

  2. Shiv Gupta

    Hello,

    You can also use a third party Outlook PST recovery software like Outlook PST Repair. It is very effective tool that helps you to repair and recover Outlook mailbox items.

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