Scanpst.exe Outlook 2007 : Easy Solution To Repair Damaged PST File


Microsoft Outlook is considered as one of the most stable, durable and efficient email client application. After the grand success of the first version of Outlook application Microsoft introduced series of Outlook versions integrated with several different features and functionalities. However amongst all the version Outlook 2007 is most popular among users due to it's outstanding performance. Microsoft Outlook 2007 consists of much advanced and powerful features compared to it's earlier version. However despite of that Outlook 2007 users does not remain isolated from PST file corruption issue. Luckily like all other versions Scanpst.exe Outlook 2007 is available to resolve PST related problems.



Like all other versions Outlook 2007 PST file also corrupts due to similar reasons like:

  • Severe virus intrusion
  • Improper installation of Outlook 2007 application
  • Faulty system termination
  • Damage or corruption to PST file header
  • PST file getting oversized


Due to the above mentioned reasons PST file corrupts and you lose access from it. The data stored within the file such as your emails, contacts, notes, journals, calender entries, appointment settings etc becomes inaccessible to you. As you attempt to access the damage PST file the following error messages prompts on your system screen saying:


  • .pst is not a personal file folder
  • Cannot find .pst file
  • File access is denied
  • An unknown error occurred, error code: 0x80040116
  • Unable to access: Oversized PST files
  • PST can not be accessed - 0x80040600 or Unknown errors


Likewise there are several other error messages which you receive while accessing damage or corrupt PST file. These error messages are clear indication of damage or corruption to PST file as a result of which the data stored within it becomes inaccessible to you. So to regain the access all you need to do to fix the error issues from your system. But before that you need to detect the cause behind such error message. Since PST file corruption is the root cause of such error message so to resolve the error problem you need to repair the damage PST file.     


In order to repair damage or corrupt PST file use Scanpst.exe Outlook 2007 tool. It is one of the most prominent solution available to user to repair damage or corrupt PST file. The tool is capable to resolve all kind of PST related issue from your PC. You can locate this tool in Outlook 2007 version at:


  • 32-bit Windows: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12
  • 64-bit Windows: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12


The above mentioned path is the default location of Scanpst.exe Outlook 2007 tool which automatically gets installed within your PC during Outlook installation. If you cannot find the inbuilt utility in the above mentioned locations then it is recommeded to download Scanpst.exe through online. Although the free scanpst.exe tool is effective but not in all cases. There are times when Outlook 2007 users end up with the following error messages when attempt to run Scanpst.exe:


  • Scanpst.exe fails to respond
  • Scnpst32.dll was not found
  • Scanpst.exe entry point not found
  • Scanpst.exe unable to locate component
  • Scanpst.exe is in use by another program
  • Scanpst.exe fails with Fatal Error: 80040818
  • Scanpst.exe: An Unknown Error Has Occurred


Soon after receiving these error message Scanpst.exe Outlook 2007 terminates in between PST file repair process. As a result of which your PST file remains in the damage state. In such situation when Scanpst.exe Outlook 2007 tool fails to repair damage or corrupt PST file you are suggested to opt for a genuine Outlook 2007 Repair tool. The high ending scanning algorithm of the software exhaustively scans Outlook database thus repairing and restoring access to inaccessible PST file.


Key features of the software:

  1. Recover PST file data items including emails, contacts, notes, appointment settings, journals
  2. Repairs PST using latest algorithm and scanning technique
  3. Retrieve emails based on properties like Subjects, To, From, CC, BCC, Data etc
  4. Offers easy and interactive graphical user interface
  5. Before the actual recovery the software preview list of recoverable items in thumbnail format
  6. Supports all Outlook versions including Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2010
  7. Supports Windows based platform including Windows NT, 98, 2000, 2003, XP, Vista, ME and Windows 7    


Thus if you are unable to repair damage PST file using Scanpst.exe Outlook 2007 then download the recommended software tool to make PST file accessible again.




User Guide: How To Run PST Repair Tool

Step 1: Install the software with quick installation wizard. Just follow the wizard to successfully install the Inbox Repair Tool.
Step 2:  Launch this Repair Tool from the desktop shortcut and select out the corrupted PST file.
Step 3: Click Next and follow the on-screen instruction to finish it. No need to Worry! Your pst is in Hand of Professional.
Step 4: Once Scanning process is completed, tool will show the previews of all the recoverable components.
Step 5: After viewing the lost folder in the recovered item list. Go for the Licence key to save the repaired PST file.




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