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Alternative Methods to Repair Outlook PST file

by Alex Smith technical expert , technical support, technical he


Microsoft Outlook is an excellent email customer because of its cutting edge features and quality services. Outlook PST file is considered as a storeroom for clients information as to its stores each bit of information, for example, contacts, schedules, tasks, notes, attachments, and the sky's the limit from there. PST is a significant file for users and takes responsibility for the smooth working of Outlook. Notwithstanding, PST files are helpless against the technical glitches and because of different errors. We should look a portion of the regular errors which corrupt PST file.

The followings are the main cause which corrupts the PST file:

  • Network link problems

  • Power failure

  • Corruption in mailbox data files

  • Misconfigured in system files

  • Software Associated Issues

  • Computer Virus Attacks

  • Incorrect Shutdown Procedure

Follow underneath steps to repair damaged PST file in Window 10

  • Open the Run command by using Window + R key

  • Enter the below route and hit the OK button:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\root\Office16

However, the above path is applicable in Office 2016, Office 2019, and Office 365.

If you are Outlook 2013 use follow this path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15.

  • Double-tap the SCANPST.EXE file

  • Hit the Browse button.

  • Find the .pst file you want to repair.

  • Now click on the Open button.

  • Press the Start button.


After finishing the steps, the Microsoft Outlook Inbox Repair Tool will scan and repair the .pst file for the email account with problems. Once the repair finishes, you can open the Outlook.

Alternative solutions to fix Repaired file

Recovering missing items from the folder

  • Open the Recuperated Personal Folders or Misplaced folder.

  • Choose the items you want to recuperate.

  • Now drag and drop those items into the new folders.

  • Right-tap on the empty folder and choose the Delete option.

Recovering missing items from backup

If the items from a file are still missing, you can recover them from the original Outlook Data File using the backup file generated by the repair tool.

  • Open the location of the .bak file. (This file is situated in the same folder as the .pst file.)

  • Right-tap the .bak file and Copy it.

  • Again right-tap in the folder and Paste it to make a copy of the file.

  • Choose the .bak file.

  • Hit F2 the key and change the name of the file to .bak.pst and Enter.

  • Open Outlook application

  • Tap on File.

  • Now go to Open & Export.

  • Choose Import from another program.

  • Tap the Next button.

  • Choose the Outlook Data File (.pst) and hit the next.

  • Confirm the location of the .pst file.

  • Now choose the Import option which you want to use.

  • Tap the Next button.

  • Choose the imported items.

  • Lastly, click on the Finish button.


Recovering using Outlook PST Repair Software

There are number of third party Outlook PST Repair software obtainable on the web. These tools are potent enough to deal with all type of PST corruption and easily repairs without taking too much time. PST recovery tools can recover deleted and password protected PST file with ease. Moreover, these tools come with some of the eyes catching features which makes it worth using.



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Created on May 2nd 2019 07:51. Viewed 867 times.

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