Outlook users must be well familiar with the advent of Inbox repair tool. Scanpst.exe or inbox repair tool is an inbuilt utility by Microsoft that can be used for repairing damaged PST files. It gets installed by default along with Microsoft Office suite. The utility is present in every Outlook version including Outlook 2007, 2010. this means that users need not download this tool externally. However, its location varies according to Outlook versions and also depends on Windows 32/64 bit-versions that is being used. Since the scanpst.exe or inbox repair tool is present in hidden folders, it is important for the users to know the Microsoft office 2007 inbox repair tool location.
In MS Outlook 2007, it is located at
For 32-bit Windows version– C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12
For 64-bit Windows version– C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12
But since, the the utility is present in the hidden folders, the users might find it difficult to locate them. If the users are still unable to locate scanpst.exe at the above location, the users can free download Inbox repair tool from the Microsoft’s Official website and store it in the desired location of the computer.
Steps to Run the Inbox Repair tool
- Once the scanpst.exe has been found, the users are advised to
- Double click on it to run the inbox repair tool.
- Further, click and select the browse option to locate the path of damaged PST files that has to be scanned using the Windows system.
- After selecting the pst files click start to scan the items.
- Once the scanning is completed, restart the Outlook
- Find complete list of PST files repaired and recovered in the left Navigation window of Outlook.
- The users can now easily move the repaired pst files and store them in their profile
However, if the PST files are not repaired using scanpst.exe or inbox repair tool, it indicates that the level of corruption is severe. In such circumstances the users are advised to opt for third party Outlook PST repair software to repair damaged pst files. The tool supports various Outlook versions including Outlook 2007.
Step 1: Click on ‘Select Outlook Data File’ dialog box to select the required PST files to repair and recover from Windows hard drive after downloading Inbox PST Repair.
Step 2: Click on ‘START’ button to initiate the scanning process for repairing of damaged or corrupt PST files.
Step 3: Click on ‘STOP’ button to stop scanning process anytime.
Step 4: Once the process is completed, you will get the preview of damaged PST file in the left pane. Click on the save button to select the specific location to save those repaired PST files.
Step 5: click on ‘Save Recovered File’ button to save repaired PST files to the specified destination. Finally click OK.
Step 6: progress bar indicates the saving process of PST files.
Step 7: you can easily open and access your PST files and items after saving the pst files. However users need to purchase the licensed version of the software for this.
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