How to Recover and Repair Microsoft Office Outlook PST files

90% of the world’s office suite applications got powered by Microsoft and Microsoft office outlook is the most widely used e-mail client software that used for accessing your e-mail account along with many inbuilt features and functionalities.

Microsoft Outlook PST files or “Personal Folders Files” can used to store, move or copy Email and Attachments from your Server Mailbox account to your local Computer. Microsoft allows you to keep a default 20 GB size for your PST files but better don’t make your PST file to grow more than 10 GB because sometimes there will be chance of PST file corruption and data loss. No worries there are too many PST recover and repair tools available online. Today we are going to show you the simple and effective tool that comes default with Microsoft Office suite. Yes, its Microsoft Outlook Inbox Repair tool and the application will be “Scanpst.exe”.

Please go through our step by step process to repair your Outlook PST files.

Step 1: Locate Scanpst.exe

 Scanpst.exe can be found in Microsoft Office installation [ Eg :- In Microsoft Office 2010 it’s located inside C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14 ]  Folder.


Step 2: Now Double click to open the Scanpst.exe

Step 3: Click on Browse button to select your corrupted PST file.


Step 4: Now click on the start button to get an overview your selected Microsoft Office PST file. If any error was found in the selected PST file Microsoft Outlook Inbox Repair tool will open a Repair window.

Microsoft Outlook Inbox Repair tool got another option, where the tool will take a complete backup for all the PST files which are being repaired and that too before performing the repair over them.


Step 5: Click on repair button to start the process.Once the repair finish you will get a successfully completed message.Let me know if you have any trouble in fixing your Outlook PST file errors.

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