If you are not able to access or open your Outlook 2010 PST file or you suspect that the file is corrupted, then you can try Outlook’s Inbox Repair Tool (ScanPST.exe) to analyse and fix PST errors. But, ScanPST.exe tries to repair an original .pst file which may leads to further corruption of your Outlook data file.
Supported Windows Operating System – Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008
Supported Outlook Versions: Microsoft Outlook 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003 and 2000
Microsoft has included a lot of new features on their personal information managing utility, Outlook 2010. Enhanced conversation views, instant search improvements, customized quick steps, are some significant aspects of this Outlook version that exceeds its previous versions. However, you may encounter several error situations just like the one which is mentioned below.
"I am in real troublesome condition now!!! Outlook 2010 program on my computer was working till previous night. Today morning, I launched Outlook 2010 again to see there is any new mails. But I could not open that program; I got to see error messages regarding corruption of PST file. Then I came to know that such a kind of Outlook error is due to the corruption of PST file associated with it. I tried ScanPST.exe utility to fix that issue, but couldn't resolve. I don't know what to do. Can anyone tell me how to repair outlook 2010 PST?"
Many of you might have encountered this kind of scenario while using Outlook 2010 program. What did you do in order to overcome this situation? Probably you could have used Inbox Repair Tool Outlook 2010 which is also known by the name Scanpst.exe. You have to note that Scanpst.exe tool cannot repair a PST file in all situations. Sometimes, the severity of corruption can increase by the use of this tool. For fixing PST corruption in such situations, you need a powerful Outlook 2010 repair tool. Inbox Repair Tool Outlook is such a utility that can be utilized in a number of PST corruption scenarios that cannot fix using Scanpst.exe tool.
A PST file can get corrupted in Outlook 2010 due to several reasons. Main reasons behind PST file corruption ranging from virus infection to Outlook installation error. It is ideal to check some of these reasons to avoid corruption of PST files in nearby future.
If you keep a backup of your Outlook 2010 PST file, you can overcome the chances PST corruption. It is not a hidden fact that PST corruption can happen anytime if you fail to do so. At those situations, you can make use of this PST repair tool Outlook 2010 to repair PST file when Scanpst.exe is not a valid solution.
Advanced Features of Inbox Repair Tool Outlook
Steps for repairing Outlook 2010 PST File
Step 1: Download and install the software on your computer. From the main screen select "OPEN PST FILE" option to select the corrupted PST file, or "FIND PST FILE" to find or detect and repair Outlook 2010 PST file.
Step 2: From the next screen, you can choose a scanning method as "Normal” or “Smart” based on the severity of PST corruption. Then click "Repair" button to fix PST Outlook 2010.
Step 3: The contents of repaired PST will be displayed on the next screen. You can choose a "Destination" path now.