You can use these Outlook repair guidelines whenever you get an error saying “Corrupt pst.exe”. This is one of the common errors faced by Outlook users and the fix for this problem requires you to run the ‘scanpst.exe’ file. Scanpst.exe is an inbox repair tool.
A PST file is used by Outlook to store data which includes mailbox files, email folders, contacts or any other personal data related to Microsoft outlook. PST files usually get damaged when its size exceeds a certain limit. When this happens, just follow these Outlook repair instructions.
You can run the scanpst.exe file (which is already available in your computer) with which you can easily fix “corrupt pst file” or “corrupt personal folder” errors.
Outlook repair steps to run scanpst.exe
1. First step in this outlook repair procedure is to locate the PST file. For this, you can use Windows Explorer to locate its position.
2. Continue the Outlook repair procedure by finding a file named ‘Scanpst.exe’. You can do this by clicking on the Start button from the desktop, then selecting run and then typing the following path “C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12”.
3. The final step in this outlook repair procedure is to run Open scanpst.exe by double clicking it. When you open you a window will appear which will let you to browse and open the corrupt file. It may take several minutes or even several hours to complete this outlook repair procedure; it depends up on the speed of your computer and size of the file.
Try following this simple Outlook repair procedure and troubleshoot your Outlook errors yourself.