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Scanpst.exe Location for Windows

Microsoft Outlook is a favorite email application of many users world wide. The application manages all mailbox items like- emails, attachments, tasks, notes, calender, journal, calender in PST (Personal Storage Table) file. Outlook.pst are often at risks due to its vulnerability to corruptions. Reasons for damage in pst files are plenty. Few common reasons are – virus attack, over size of files that exceeds 2 GB of size limit of files, termination of outlook application randomly, abrupt system shutdown, improper installation of outlook, lack of constant power supply etc. For repairing the damage caused in pst file, there is in-built tool - Scanpst.exe which is single executable file. Scanpst.exe Location varies in different versions of outlook and Windows.

Where To Find Inbox Repair Tool Location In Outlook and Windows Versions?

Outlook 2010

  • 32-bit Windows : C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office 14
  • 64-bit windows :C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft office \Office14
  • 64-bit Outlook : C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office \Office 14

Outlook 2013

  • 32-bit Windows : C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office 15
  • 64-bit windows :C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft office \Office15
  • 64-bit Outlook : C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office \Office 15

Windows 8

C:\Program files\Microsoft Office\Office12\scanpst.exe

Windows 7

Windows C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\scanpst.exe

Owing to corruption when you try to open Outlook personal folders file, error message pops up on screen such as:

  • “The file xxxx.pst is not a personal folder file”
  • “An unknown Error - 0x80400116”


    On finding the exact location of inbox repair tool, click 'run' to start the process of scanning. However, the utility has limitations, it is unable to repair severely corrupt files.

    PST Repair Tool :

    PST repair software has been specifically designed with advanced and more powerful algorithm to fix all errors and corruption that are severe in nature. This application helps to recover permanently deleted emails and all other attributes of mailbox data such as notes, tasks, journal etc. It recovers password of encrypted PST file and repairs larger files that are more than 2 GB size limit.