MS Outlook's Scanpst Tool

Microsoft Inc. is an IT company that delivers IT solutions to many of us. One of its IT wing creates advanced and rich featured systems. Additionally, it creates many applications that benefit many users. MS Outlook is one of such type of applications utilized by many people users to handle and co-ordinate their personal and office tasks. MS Outlook is very rich featured application that is used to maintain e-mails, appointments, contacts, dates, tasks, notes and journals. MS Outlook uses PST data format to hold all the data. PST file is very heavy file not in terms of weight rather with regards to volume of data which it contains. So it's essential file inside your computer.


You may already know PST files are very susceptible to corruption and damage. This damage mainly occurs due to virus attacks, OS corruption, file system corruption, application corruption and also as a result of accidental deletion. Since this file contains lots of valuable information its corruption or damage might cause huge loss for that users. To overcome from your situation of corruption Microsoft has devised something called Scanpst.exe. This is an (.exe) file and customarily comes with Microsoft suite. It's automatically installed in one's body whenever you install Microsoft office. You will find this file in (\Program Files-Common Files-System-Mapi-1033). In the event you couldn't find it here then download Scanpst.exe from Microsoft's site directly.


Dealing with Scanpst.exe is very quick and simple. After finding this file you need to simply show the trail of your PST file and click START button. It's going to automatically search every one of the PST and OST files and scans it with its powerful algorithm to get the corruption. After detecting the corruption it will repair the file plus some extreme cases recovers all of the files and folders and can make it available and accessible for you personally. But there's a problem with this tool as well as the issue is that it is effective only for the minor corruptions. After using Scanpst.exe if the problem persists, then you have to utilize any third party software to retrieve your files and folders.


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