Inbox repair tool (scanpst.exe) is free inbuilt utility of Microsoft which is used for fixing Outlook PST issues. While facing problems of PST corruption with MS Outlook 2007, you can try it. This utility is used for fixing minor issues related to Outlook PST integrity and consistency. This free utility gets automatically installed with MS Outlook installation. Before applying it over your infected PST file, you should know about its advantages and disadvantages. Before starting scanpst.exe tool, you should create a backup copy of PST file because it may lose some part of PST file data. If you are using MS Outlook and looking for scanpst.exe tool then you can easily apply it for your PST file as follows.
Location of Scanpst in MS Outlook 2007:
disk drive:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12
How does Scanpst.exe works:
Scanpst.exe (inbox repair tool Outlook 2007) takes infected .PST file of MS Outlook 2007 as input. It starts a thorough scanning and analysis of PST file and repairs them. In short, whole steps of Scanpst.exe utility are as follows:
Stepwise working of Scanpst.exe:
- Open the drive:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office 12 folder
- Double click Scanpst.exe
- In the Enter the name of your scan file, enter the name of the .pst or .ost file you want to scan or click browse to select file
- To specify the scan log option click on Option.
- Click Start.
- If errors are found you are asked to start the repair process.
- Click Repair
Again start Outlook with the PST file you repaired to check whether the file is repaired completely or not.
- Scanpst.exe utility is capable to handle minor corruption issues.
- It creates a log report after completing scanning process. It describes how many items are fixed successfully with this inbuilt app.
- Scanpst utility assists you to overcome corruption and valclassate internal data structure of PST file.
- It is free utility offered by Microsoft.
- This program is automatically installed in your machine with MS Outlook.
Advantage of Scanpst.exe Utility:
Disadvantages of Scanpst.exe Utility:
- Scanpst.exe utility is unable to fix severe PST issues.
- Scanpst.exe utility is unable to recover permanently/accclassently deleted email items.
- It is not capable to repair password protected PST files.
- It causes some data lose during repairing PST file.
Thus, Inbox repair tool is a primary tool that can be applied for repairing corrupt or infected PST files. It can fix minor PST errors but not capable to resolve severe PST issues and it can lose some part of data. In order to get a comprehensive recovery of Outlook PST files, try Kernel for Outlook PST repair tool which is the best alternative of Inbox repair tool Outlook 2007. Whatever is the reason of PST file issues; it fixes all of the issues and recovers every bit of Outlook 2007 PST file data quickly and accurately.
Significant features of the tool:
- Recovers all PST file items such as emails, drafts, calendars, contacts, journal, tasks, notes etc.
- Recovers lost and deleted items of Outlook PST.
- Avails many saving formats such as HTML, PST, MSG, MBOX, DBX, EML, TXT, RTF and MHTML
- Offers quick and complete recovery of emails even from broken PST file.
- Recovery of emails from severely corrupted file
- Allows easy and instant export of restored PST file to Office 365 platform
- Effortlessly export PST files to multiple email servers such as MS Exchange Server, Novell GroupWise, and Lotus Domino
- Incorporated with file export feature and thus enables easy export of recovered PST files to other web emails Google Apps, Gmail, iCloud, Yahoo, AOL, and Outlook.com
- Supports large size of PST files for recovering data items.
- Recover emails when PST file header gets damaged
- Now, supports Outlook 2016 PST files and Windows 10 OS
Try free trial version:
Trial version of Kernel for Outlook PST repair which is a professional Inbox repair tool Outlook 2007 can be easily downloaded and installed on your system. You can try its performance before buying full version. It supports all versions of MS Outlook and Windows OS.