If there are issues associated with your PST file, Microsoft inbox repair tool scanpst.exe is usually used to fix them. It is always installed as part of Outlook and hence should be available on your system. Sometimes, you may have trouble finding the location of Scanpst.
This article explains why you may have trouble finding Scanpst location and how to locate it. The location of Scanpst depends on a number of factors like the version of Outlook, the Office bit version installed and the type of installation whether .msi or click to run. MSI is a traditional method of installing and updating Office. Click to run is a streaming and virtualization technology that allows you to use the product before the installation is complete. If you’re not sure whether you have a .msi installation or a Click to run the installation, you can check it in your Outlook. To do so,
- In Outlook, go to File > Account
- If you see an Office updates section, the installation is Click to Run.
Please follow the guide below to locate Scanpst in your system.
For Outlook 2016 – 32bit
Windows, 32bit C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16
Windows, 64bit C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office16\root\office16
Click2Run C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 16\root\office16
For Outlook 2016 – 64bit
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office16
Outlook 2013 – 32bit
Windows, 32bit C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15
Windows, 64bit C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\root\Office15
Click2Run, C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\root\office15
Outlook 2013 – 64bit
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15
Outlook 2010 – 32bit
Windows, 32bit C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14
Windows, 64bit C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14
Outlook 2010 – 64bit
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14
Once you have located the Scanpst file, you can use this guide on How to run scanpst tool. You may have to run Scanpst tool multiple times to fix your PST file.
About Remo Repair Outlook (PST)
If Scanpst fails to repair your PST files, you can make use of professional repair software like Remo Repair Outlook PST. It helps you repair corrupted or inaccessible PST files and recovers all attributes securely. It extracts contents of your PST file, fixes the issues and creates healthy files without modifying your original PST file. After repairing your PST, you can open your Outlook easily.
Remo Repair Outlook (PST) automatically finds your PST file and fixes it for you. You don’t need to worry about locating the file or the Scanpst tool. The software works with all versions of Outlook including the most recent version Outlook 2016.
How to repair PST file using Remo Repair Outlook (PST)
It is a simple to use tool to repair PST files.
- Download and install Remo Repair Outlook (PST) on your system.
- Launch the software and select the PST file. You can also let the tool select it automatically.
- Select a scanning process and then click on repair to fix your PST file.
- Preview recovered items and save the required files.