Repair corrupted PST File

Repair corrupted or damaged PST file easily without affecting the objects stored in the PST file. If you are getting error message while accessing PST file then you can repair PST file with this Free PST repair tool .

Inbox repair tool fails

What to do when inbuilt Inbox repair tool fails to repair corrupt PST file. Stop responsing in the middle of the repair Process and leaves the same unaffected corrupted PST file without repair.

What should one do when inbox repair tool hangs up?

What is the required way to tackle the inbox repair tool hang up?

Is it possible to repair the PST file while the inbox repair tool hangs up?

Many a times user come into situation while accessing their personal mailbox folder the request is rejected along with strange error striking on the user screen. These situations are basically because of the corruption or damage that is encountered in the PST files. PST files are quite suspicious of being corrupted or damaged as they are frequently shared over the network. The application that holds spam or malware often turn to corrupt these pst files and so as a result these such abrupt behavior takes place. These fatal errors notify the user that Outlook files are no safer and need to have proper recovery.

However Microsoft has an integrated recovery utility tool that is meant for the repairing and recovering the Outlook PST files. This very tool is known as inbox repair tool that comes located in the MS- Office folder. This tool constitutes a hidden executable file called scanpst.exe that once started scans the system for the selected pst files and then repair them accordingly. But what if inbox repair tool hangs up and stop responding. This is the most tragic situation one can ever imagine. However it does happen and in such condition one needs to have proper way out in order to solve the PST file corruption issue.

The basic causes due to which scanpst.exe hangs up are following;-

  • Scanning of Outlook pst file occupies much space in the logical memory area thus along with pst file recovery process more than one application execution occurs simultaneously then it may lead to hang up the inbox repair tool.
  • Inbox repair tool is though a nice recovery utility tool for the pst file repair however the tool contains limited strength and so the files that are harshly corrupted are not able to repaired by this tool.
  • Inbox repair tool also fails to repair the oversized pst files that exceeds the 2GB size limit.

In case if scanpst.exe hangs up one may for one of following option to overcome the situation:-

  • The chances may be that scanpst.exe file that is already installed in your system is got damaged so in such condition you need to reinstall Outlook application then try repairing the PST files.
  • The situation can also be controlled to some extent if the PST file size is decreased a bit. Outlook contains a crop tool that lets one crop the file in order to decrease the file quantity and then start the scanning process. However this option is quite risky as it involves the removal few file thus you will be loosing your important files.

The most preferred option is using third party software for the pst file corruption recovery with more advanced scanning mechanism and quick recovery. .

User Guide: How to Use Software

Install the software with quick installation wizard. Just follow the wizard to successfully install the Outlook PST Repair.

Step: 1

Launch the Outlook PST Repair from the desktop shortcut. And select the corrupted PST file.

Step: 2

Click Next and follow the on-screen instruction to finish it. No need to Worry! Your Outlook.pst is in Hand of Professional.

Step: 3

Once Scanning process is completed, Outlook PST repair will show the previews of all the recoverable components.

Step: 4

After viewing the lost folder in the recovered item list. Go for the Licence key to save the pst file.

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Software requirement

  • Processor : Pentium Class
  • Operating System : Microsoft Windows 7/Vista/2003/XP/2000/NT4 (SP6)
  • Memory : Minimum 256 MB (512 MB recommended)
  • Hard Disk : 50 MB of free disk space
  • MS Outlook : MS Outlook 2010/2007/2003/2002/2000
  • Internet Explorer : Version 5 or later

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"I used this software when my PST file corrupted and inbuilt inbox repair tool fails to repair it. it really worked for me. I used this to repair PST file and to make it accessible once again".