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11-Dec-2008, 04:36 PM #1
Unhappy Using SCNPST not fixing Outlook.pst error
Ok, first post...im dying here! Im using Outlook 2007 on Vista. When I tried opening Outlookm got this message:

Errors have been detected in your blabla.PST file, use the Inbox repair tool (Scanpst.exe) to diagnose and repair.


I found the tool (that took a while), and moved my PST file to my desktop to make it easier to work with (MS buries it deep, deep). The file is only 400Mb. When I scan it with SCNPST it goes over 6 of the 8 steps and then stops with this message:

An error has occurred that caused the scan to be stopped. No changes have been made to the scanned file.

Ive re-scanned it several times, but it always stops after the 6th. I tried to open Outlook, and it tells me the same initial message. HELP! All my emails and contacts are there, and i have some recruiters waiting for my reply. Thanks in advance for any help.
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12-Dec-2008, 05:47 PM #2
Sounds like your .pst is corrupt beyond the repair capabilities of SCNPST. There are other utilites out there but they are not free.
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