“My Outlook is not working as it is corrupt. Hence, I tried to fix the issues with it using Inbox Repair Tool by running Scanpst.exe. Even after using this tool, I am unable to fix my Outlook PST file. I am getting, ‘Scanpst.exe Fatal Error 80040818’. What can I do now to get back my emails, Contacts, Tasks, Address Book, Journal, Calendar, etc. attributes from corrupt PST file? How to fix Scanpst exe error?”
The above may be the case with anyone. When Outlook PST file is severely corrupt, even Inbox Repair Tool fails to fix the problem and you will get an error message. Do not panic, in such situations you can get back Outlook PST file attributes by fixing them using repair software. Firstly let us know about the scenarios in which PST files get severely corrupt resulting in Scanpst exe error.
Scenarios in which you get Scanpst exe error:
- PST file has some size limitation. If the specified size is exceeded then the PST file gets corrupt which then needs to be fixed to view its contents
- Virus infection to PST file damages the PST file severely that even Inbox Repair Tool fails to fix the PST file
- CRC check error is also a main cause for severe PST file corruption
Whatever may be the scenario in which PST file got ruthlessly corrupt, you can fix Scanpst exe error using Yodot Outlook PST Repair software.
Features of Scanpst exe error repair software:
Yodot Outlook PST Repair helps you when Scanpst exe error occurs and the Inbox Repair Tool fails to fix the problem with PST file. This application can be used to fix PST file if your PC has any of these Outlook versions installed like, Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2010. You can retrieve all attributes from PST file corrupt in various situations. This software supports PST repair on different Windows OS like Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows server 2003, Windows server 2008, Windows 7 and Windows 8 on your desktop computers or laptops.
Procedure to fix Scanpst exe error:
Press here to download Yodot Outlook PST Repair software and install it on your Windows PC where your PST file is there. Run the utility, select any of the options from main screen to locate corrupt PST file. The three options are, “Open PST File”, “Find PST File” and “Select Outlook Profile”. Once you select PST file to repair, select the type of repair process, either “Normal scan” or “Smart scan”. Then select the location where you want to save fixed PST file and click on “Repair” option. The program starts scanning PST file and displays the result in few minutes. You can view the information of attributes present in PST file like number mails in it, number of contacts and so on. Then go to the location where repaired PST file is saved to view them.