What is scanpst.exe?
Like any other versions of Outlook, scanpst.exe in 2007 is an utility software of Microsoft Outlook 2007. It is a temporary solution for solving Outlook related problems. Microsoft Outlook stores its files in PST where PST stands for personal storage table. scanpst.exe has another name known as “Inbox Repair Tool” which is a part of Microsoft Office software suite. It promises to solve problems related to Outlook inbox, however, it does not fulfill it. It has many limitations. It is unable to repair files beyond 2gb file size. Repairing does occur but may be with incomplete message. Users find it difficult to recover all of their files from corruption.
Possible ways for PST file corruption
Sometimes, corruption or damage of PST files occur due to some reasons like while loading and firing commands simultaneously. There are mainly two factors that can actually affect your PST files.
Software Reasons – :
- Incorrect file system recovery can cause PST file corruption.
- Virus and other malware attack.
- Abruptly terminate Outlook application.
- Demerits in Outlook application itself.
Hardware Reasons -:
- Hard disk failure can lead to PST files failure where all the PST files are stored.
- Network devices constituting cable, routers, hubs and network interface cards may have some problems then it can also affect your PST files.
- While accessing your PST file, you encounter a power failure then this can damage your PST files.
Removing scanpst.exe in 2007 version error
Though scanpst.exe or Inbox Repair Tool is designed to solve problems associated with .PST files but this software fails to solve problems and provide complete satisfaction to users. Hence, you can take help from Stellar Phoenix Outlook PST Repair tool. It is supported by almost all versions of Microsoft Outlook such as 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002 and 2000. The following features tell you about this software clearly.
- This repairing tool enables you to repair files like emails, conatcts, calendars, notes and important attachments.
- You can save repaired mails in EML, MSG, RTF, HTNL and PDF file formats.
- It also allows to repair password protected and encrypted files.
- Easy to use interface and options.