Malware Invasion On Windows may Causing Issues With Scanpst.exe : Know About Scanpst.exe, Its Usages| Limitations & How To Fix Severely Damaged PST Files With Ease

images (1)In this article we will focus on some important facts, drawbacks, limitations and usages of Scanpst.exe. Lets understands what is scanpst.exe? It is an inbuilt tool that comes with all Outlook version to fix minor issues of Outlook pst files. As well all know PST files are prone to corruption and there are unlimited possible reasons are appear that may corrupt PST files and corruption may causing unexpected issues. To overcome such situations, Microsoft’s Inc has provided this Scanpst.exe which is used to repair damaged or corrupted .pst files. It is very easy to use this bulletin utility if you have any problem then click this links for more info : https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/272227.

However this tool is designed to fix issues related with .SPT files, but it can only fix minor issues. Yes, scanpst.exe can’t repair severely damaged PST files it means it can’t be complete solution for Outlook PST files. Apart from this there are many other limitations were are seems on scanpst.exe some are listed below :

Apart from this one of the most annoying this is to find its location, although scanpst.exe comes with all Outlook version andprocesseven gets installed on system during Outlook installation but it is quite tough to find its locations on both computer windows as well as Mac computer. Because its locations varies of the basis of Outlook and Windows version. Click here to get complete solution for PST related issues, So if you are also among those Outlook user who easer to know exact location of scanpst.exe then follow given locations :-

Scanpst location for Outlook 2010

32-bit Windows; C:\Program Files\Microsoft office\Office 14\
64-bit Windows; C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft office\Office 14\
64-bit Outlook; C:\Program Files\Microsoft office\Office 14\

Outlook 2007 Scanpst.exe location

  • 32-bit Windows; C:\Program Files\Microsoft office\Office 12\
  • 64-bit Windows; C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft office\Office 12\

Scanpst.exe location in Outlook 2003

  • 32-bit Windows; C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MSMAPI\
  • 64-bit Windows; C:\Program Files (x86)\ Common Files\System\MSMAPI\

Outlook 2002/XP location for Scan PST file

  • 32-bit Windows; C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MSMAPI\

Outlook 2000 Scanpst location

  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MAPI\locale ID\NT\scanpst.exe
  • Outlook 97 / Outlook 98 ScanPST .exe location
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Windows Messaging\scanpst.exe

Other resources and link for Mac users :

Moreover, malware attack on computer is one of the most leading cause of scanpst.exe error, it may corrupt and stop responding if malware will associated with Worm, Trojan and Ransomware. In such case you all need to first Scan your computer using genuine Windows Scanner to tool to get Rid of existing malware then try to fix PST files using Advance PST Repair software.