Resolve the issue “Scanpst doesn't recognize the file” With PST Repair Tool
If you are a Windows outlook user then you must be familiar with PST and scanpst tool . Microsoft is a popular email client application which is widely used all over the world . It stores its all the files in the the PST file like folders , contacts , calendars , notes , journals , appointments etc . PST file is likely to corrupt easily due to so much reasons like virus attack , unexpected shutdown of the system , improper use of outlook file etc . Corruption of PST file often leads to panic among users as their most important files are in danger . Files can be lost if proper tool is not used to protect the file .Microsoft has provided its users with an inbuilt tool known as scanpst.exe or Inbox Repair Tool that can be used to repair corrupted PST file .But scanpst also fails to work at most of the situation. It fails at some of the given situation:-
- Scanpst fails to repair oversize PST file
- It is unable to recover the lost file
- Fails to repair severe corrupted PST file
- Can't repair the encrypted PST files
- Can't repair when PST file is in different format like HTML , RTF etc.
So, there are many reasons responsible for failure of this tool . Sometimes scanpst fails and start displaying lot of errors messages . You may have encountered error message as “scanpst dosn't recognize the file”. These error usually occurs when you upgrade the version of Outlook Application and scanpst is not compatible with that outlook version .You need to reinstall scanpst upgraded version .There are some manual steps you can perform in order to get rid of this error.Steps are mentioned below :-
- Just upgrade the version of scanpst file
- Change the settings of the outlook Application and save it as default .
After that just restart the Outlook application , go to the location of scanpst and execute it . Still the problem persist you have choose an alternative tool known as PST repair Tool that not only repair but also recover corrupted and deleted PST file . It let you access all your PST files which once had become inaccessible to access.Key Features of the tool :-
- Repairs and recovers all the damaged and deleted PST file
- It is highly compatible with ANSI and UNICODE format
- Supports all the versions of Outlook Application and Windows & and 8 also
- Show a detail view of all the actions being performed
- Allow to recover only selected items
This tool provides highly interactive interface which is simple and a easy to use even by beginners. You must download this tool and recover and repair all your lost and damaged PST file .