How to Recover Corrupt PST File

PST is the most important file of Outlook, failure of PST means failure of Outlook and it is very important to repair and recover PST file. Generally, Users go for PST Recovery Software, however, if the software is not available then users must have the knowledge to retrieve the PST manually.
This involves two steps repairing the corrupt PST file and then recovering the lost File.
How to Repair Corrupt PST
Outlook has an inbuilt tool i.e. ScanPST.exe. This tool can be used to recover the PST file. Launch the software and add the path of corrupt PST file, and scan it for errors. If any error is found then click on Repair button to fix it.
Recover Lost data from PST: If all the data is recovered from scanpst.exe then it is good, else it can be obtained from OST or EDB file.
Create a new PST file from Outlook>> Account Settings
Now open the OST file and drag the data to new PST file.
The files available in OST when it last synced with PST will be moved
There is another option to get the lost data from PST and that is from EDB file using Exmerge.exe. The Exmerge tool helps to export the Exchange Database Files to Outlook PST. Specify the location of EDB and export them to new PST and the files will be moved.
Thus with these manual methods, you can repair the corrupt PST file and recover data from lost PST file.



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  • Repair PST file with Inbox Repair Tool. Follow the below steps:

    • Locate and Open ScanPST.exe
    • Browse the PST file that you want to scan
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  • Suppose if PST file corrupted then you can use manual steps or you can use third party Software (Recovee PST Repair Software)
    Close Outlook.
    Open-File Explorer (Windows key + E).
    Browse the following path(where PST file is present)
    Inside that double click and run SCANPST.EXE file.
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