About inbox repair tool
Inbox repair tool is built-in utility tool present in MS Outlook Application. Free Inbox repair tool is inbuilt tool
provided by the Microsoft with every version of Outlook. This application is designed in such a manner that it can
repair all the corrupted files and folders easily. This is free repair utility which is designed to repair corrupted PST
file. It thoroughly scans file, detect the error and then repair corrupted PST file.
The location of this tool is decided by the version of Outlook that is in use in the system. According to the Outlook
versions and language preferred to install.
Default location of Inbox repair tool scanpst.exe for different version---
Outlook 97 / Outlook 98
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Windows Messaging\scanpst.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MAPI\<locale ID>\NT\scanpst.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MAPI\<locale ID>\scanpst.exe
32-bit Windows; C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MSMAPI\<locale ID>\scanpst.exe
64-bit Windows; C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\System\MSMAPI\<locale ID>\scanpst.exe
32-bit Windows; C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12
64-bit Windows; C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14
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Reasons for corruption of PST file
1.Outlook PST file approaches the maximum size limit.
2.Virus infection, improper use of application, abruptly quitting MS Outlook application, frequent use of
3.PST File header corruption
4.Bad sectors in hard disk.
Error message which indicate corruption in PST file—
“An unknown error has occurred- 0x80040119”
“Pst has reached the maximum size limit”
“.pst is not a personal storage folder file”
“Outlook.pst can not be accessed- 0x80040116”
"Errors have been detected in the file"
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How to Run Inbox repair tool -----
To run the Inbox Repair Tool, follow these steps:
Click Start, and then point to Find or to Search, depending upon your operating system.
In the Search for files or folders named box, type scanpst.exe
Double click the Scanpst.exe file to open the Inbox Repair Tool.
Type the path and the file name of the personal folders (.pst) file or click Browse to locate the file by using
the Windows file system.
5. Click Start.
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