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How to use Inbox Repair tool to repair pst file in Outlook

The Inbox Repair tool is automatically installed with all English-language Microsoft Outlook installation options depending on your operating system. To use the Inbox Repair tool, locate the application folders by using Microsoft Windows Explorer, and then double-click the Scanpst.exe file.

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3 Responses to How to use Inbox Repair tool to repair pst file in Outlook

  1. The Inbox Repair tool is commonly also known as SCANPST.EXE. It is used to scan corrupt .pst files of MS Outlook and fix corrupt issues form them. It becomes very useful for an Outlook user who faces .pst file corruption in regular basis. Read my blog to know how to use SCANPST.EXE to repair corrupt .pst files. Here is my blog:
    How to deal with a corrupt PST file of Microsoft Outlook?
    Hope my blog would be helpful for Outlook users.
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  2. Thanks for posting such brilliant idea actually i was searching same query. I want to repair my corrupt PST file using Microsoft Inbox repair tool (Scanpst.exe)but unable to find out this tool. At least I get direct path of SCANPST.exe for MS Outlook 2007 from similar discussion.

    http://forums.citrix.com/thread.jspa?messageID=1774270&

  3. If you Outlook PST File has been corrupted or damaged due to some Outlook issue like over sized PST File, Outlook terminate abnormally, or any other bugs, then you should try to use SCANPST(Outlook Inbox Repair Tool) to repair the corrupted PST File. But, this tool fails to repair highly corrupted Outlook Data File. In such a case you have to move on any third party utility.