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Repair PST in Outlook When Scanpst.EXE Stops Working in Windows 8

MS Outlook is an excellent means of email communication across the world and appropriate for all recent versions Windows users. Outlook has all advanced features for mailbox items viz. Inbox, sent items, drafts, notes, calender, tasks, journals etc. to be stored in Personal Storage Table (PST) files. Outlook.pst files are prone to corruptions quite often due to a number of reasons like malicious virus attack, over size of files that exceeds maximum limit of 2 GB, interruptions in power supply, unexpected closing of outlook application, improper installation of scanpst tool, shutdown of system very abruptly so on and so forth. Scanpst.exe windows 8 is the in-built tool in outlook for repairing corruptions in pst file for users of latest version of windows 8.

Features of Windows 8 Are More Upgraded

Windows 8 is packed with more advanced features for making the interface interactive and user-friendly. But still, vulnerability issues of pst files remain the same and corruption has to be repaired for accessibility of outlook.pst files. Scanpst.exe is the built-in repair tool for repairing damaged pst. It is also known as Inbox Repair tool which is found at various locations in different versions of Outlook. For Windows 8 users, this utility is found in :-

Windows 8: Program files >Microsoft Office >Office 12 >Scanpst.exe

The unavailability of this utility may cause inconvenience to users. when you don't find this inbox tool at its default location, users start searching the download option. But it can be due to the fact that outlook has not been installed properly or hidden files are not enabled for viewing in folder option. Hence, the users are required to un check hidden files to view in folder properties or reinstall the application again. However, the inbox repair tool has few limitations that needs to be mentioned here. It cannot repair severely damaged files. It can only repair minor corruption in pst data.

PST Repair Software :

A third party application PST Repair tool can be used perfectly for solving all major corruption in pst data file. It can aptly recover high degree of corruptions and restore them. The program is designed and developed with advanced algorithm that performs deep scanning to retrieve data.


Features Details :

  1. recover TRASHED / PERMANENTLY emails and maibox items
  2. offers options for a selective recovery of files and folders
  3. recovers password protected and over sized pst file easily
  4. splits large files on the basis of different criteria like – recipient, sender, date, subject etc.
  5. compatible with all latest versions of Outlook – 2010, 2013 and Windows – 7 & 8 as well as earlier versions