Inbox Repair Tool Hangs when Repairing PST
- Author Axel Culver
- Published May 3, 2010
- Word count 399
Inbox Repair Tool (Scanpst.exe), is a prominent tool of Microsoft Outlook that is designed specifically to repair corrupted Outlook data file, PST file. Being part of Outlook, the tool may sometimes fail to function in case any program file that it accesses becomes corrupt or missing. Few other reasons of its failure are PST file size more than 2 GB and major corruption in PST, which the tool finds unable to fix.
Scanpst is not a flawless solution and thus can fail while exhibiting different symptoms. Here is an instance that illustrates similar failure situation. Suppose, a Microsoft Outlook user finds his PST file corrupted. On trying to access the file, Outlook indicates that the file is not a valid personal folder. Thus to repair the file, a user attempts to repair the file using Scanpst.
After specifying name and path of corrupted PST (when prompted), when he/she clicks the 'Repair' button, the tool hangs and cannot be recovered. On checking Windows Task Manager, to know the status of repair, the user finds that the application is not responding. This behavior is repeated at each attempt of repairing and as a result, the PST remains in the same state of corruption.
As mentioned earlier, the probable causes for this issue are:
The Scanpst.exe file is not installed properly
PST size is more than 2 GB
PST is highly corrupted
In few cases, Inbox Repair Tool may take more than expected time if you choose a large file for repairing. So, wait for some time. But if this state is unrecoverable, see the 'Solution' section below.
Reinstall Outlook or try repairing the PST on a different computer to see if this changes the scenario
Truncate the oversized PST using 2 GB truncation tool. But be aware that PST truncation often results in loss of important data
Use a third-party Outlook Inbox Repair tool to repair your highly corrupted PST file. These applications are comparatively more powerful and safer in repairing damaged Outlook data file. Their easy-to-use nature adds to excellence.
Outlook Inbox Repair Software is a comprehensive repair inbox utility created to repair corrupted PST files of MS Outlook 2007, 2003, 2002, and 2000. This Inbox Repair tool can restore all e-mails, notes, calendars, contacts, etc. in a new PST file with no re-indexing or modification in the original file format. With a three-pane message view structure, the software is easily operable.
There are no posted comments.
- MDaemon Messaging Server - a business email server for Windows
- How to Reinstall AOL Desktop Gold
- Avaya Users Email List - Avaya Users Mailing Data - B2B Technology Lists
- Autodesk Users Email List - Buy AutoDesk User List - B2B Technology Lists
- Actuate Users Email List - Actuate Users Mailing List - B2B Technology Lists
- Email etiquette nightmares we could all do without
- Microsoft Outlook problems like freezing, corrupt PST, Profile, Add-in, and so forth
- Print to Mail Automation for Corporate Businesses.
- Get Reliable Solution to Wipe Out Hiccups Related To Hotmail
- B2B Mailing List | B2B Email List | B2B Data List-B2B Leo
- VMware Users Email List-B2B Leo
- How to Download AOL Desktop Gold?
- Automail: Commercial Printing, Mailroom Automation, and Beyond
- Why Disaster Recovery Solutions is Unavoidable?
- E-delivery is the Green Step to Business Success
- How important is Automail System for B2B Communications?
- How to prevent e-mail attacks
- Can social media replace email marketing?
- QuickLock - A Disruptive New Office Technology?
- Don’t Let Your Email Ruin Your Chances: Professional Email Etiquette
- Top 5 Email Marketing Strategies
- Increasing Email Productivity with Gmail Filters
- 7 Subject Line Tricks to Get Your Emails Opened
- How To Make Your List More Responsive
- Lead Capture Systems – Getting More Customers
- Do’s and Don’ts when sending email
- Easy steps on how to build your Email marketing list
- Do More with Your Email with the EverDesk Email Client
- Email Marketing - Personalize It or Not?
- Email Marketing Software – Choosing the Best One!