How to fix if Scanpst does not recognize PST file

MS Outlook is a very unique and well featured application that is included in the MS Office application software. With the help of this application you can keep your emails and events up to date even in the offline mode. You can store the data like calendar, events, contacts, etc in Outlook application in PST file. You can access those files anytime if you required. But sometimes corruption in the Outlook application or corruption in the PST files may lead to a very strange error issue i.e. “Scanpst does not recognize PST file”. It mainly happens when you try to access the PST files in the Outlook application. So it is very important to fix this issue as soon as possible with the help of some manual methods or you can also use Outlook PST Repair Tool to fix the issue automatically.

Compatible with Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and supports Windows 8, 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Vista (32-bit/64-bit ), 2003, XP, 2000, NT4 (SP6).

Symptoms –

Some of the most common symptoms that you can see are the slow performance of the system, unable to open the PST files, slow performance of the Outlook itself, prompting of various error messages frequently, etc.

What are the possible causes –

Main causes for the prompting of “Scanpst does not recognize PST file” are the corruption in the PST files, virus infection, incompatible software or application, hardware issue, outdated hard drive, incomplete installation of the Windows OS, incomplete installation of the MS office, etc.

How to fix if Scanpst does not recognize PST file

Go through the following manual steps to fix if inbox repair tool doesn’t recognize PST file:

  1. Quit the Outlook application and then go to the start button.
  2. In the search box type scanpst.exe and then hit enter.
  3. You can see and inbox repair tool.
  4. Now run the tool. It will repair the corruption in the PST files.
  5. Wait for sometime as the tool is in repairing process.
  6. After the end of the process try to access the Outlook.

You will find that with the help of the above manual process you are able to access the Outlook and now there is not any prompting of Scanpst does not recognize PST file. If it doesn’t work properly then you must use Outlook PST Repair Tool to fix the issue automatically.

Compatible with Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and supports Windows 8, 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Vista (32-bit/64-bit ), 2003, XP, 2000, NT4 (SP6).

Outlook PST Repair Tool can help you to resolve the entire corruption in the Outlook application automatically. With the help of this tool you can optimize the performance of the Outlook and its components rapidly.


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