How to Recover Corrupt MS Excel files? (Unsaved Excel 2013, 2010 & 2007)

How to Recover Corrupt MS Excel files? (Unsaved Excel 2013, 2010 & 2007)

Summary

There are many situations where you might lose your excel either the file is saved or unsaved. And you regular user of Excel could file way on “recover corrupt MS Excel files?”. Microsoft Excel versions provide a certain feature to recover excel file but little difference in steps for different versions. In this specific blog, you will be described with the manual steps from Excel 2007 and Excel 2010 and 2013.

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SCANPST Location and How to Use it to Repair PST File

Have you ever faced corruption in Microsoft Outlook mailbox? Since corruption is nearly unavoidable, it may happen at any time. Thankfully, Microsoft provides you the Inbox Repair tool to handle and fix corruption within the PST file. This tool, commonly known as the scanpst.exe utility, can scan corrupt PST file for errors and fix the header corruption issues. Whenever you install the Microsoft Outlook client on your local system, the Inbox Repair tool also gets installed automatically. It’s very easy to use the Inbox Repair tool. Even a novice Outlook user can use it with ease.

SCANPST Location

scanpst.exe the Inbox Repair toolBefore helping you learn how to use the Inbox Repair tool, I’ll show you how to locate its executable (.exe) file on your local system. It’s very important to locate the scanpst.exe utility before you can run it on your system. The SCANPST location basically depends upon the Outlook version and Windows operating system you’re using. Since there are various versions of Microsoft Outlook client available in the market, the SCANPST location always varies. Below I’m showing you the SCANPST location as per the Outlook version and Windows operating system you’re using:

Microsoft Outlook 2016

32-bit Windows: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office16\
64-bit Windows: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16\
64-bit Outlook: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office16\

Microsoft Outlook 2013

32-bit Windows: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\
64-bit Windows: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15\
64-bit Outlook: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\

Microsoft Outlook 2010

32-bit Windows: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\
64-bit Windows: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\
64-bit Outlook: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\

Microsoft Outlook 2007

32-bit Windows: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\
64-bit Windows: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\

Microsoft Outlook 2003

32-bit Windows: C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MSMAPI\<locale ID>\
64-bit Windows: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\System\MSMAPI\<locale ID>\

Microsoft Outlook 2002/XP

C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MAPI\<locale ID>\

How to Use the Inbox Repair Tool?

Once you’ve successfully located the scanpst.exe utility, double-click its executable file to launch the Microsoft Inbox Repair tool. Now follow the simple steps shown below:

Step 1: On the Microsoft Inbox Repair tool window, click Browse button and select the corrupt PST file.

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Step 2: The selected PST file will be listed in the edit box.

how to use the scanpst.exe utility

Now click the Start button to scan corrupt PST file.

Step 3: The scanning process is being conducted on your system.

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Don’t cancel it.

Step 4: Within a couple of minutes, the selected PST file will be scanned successfully.

how to use the scanpst.exe utility

You can now check the error report.

Step 5: Finally, click the Repair button to repair PST file.

how to use the scanpst.exe utility

Key attributes of the Inbox Repair tool:

  • It checks whether the tables are correctly associated with the folders or not.
  • In a case of missing messages or subfolders, the Inbox Repair tool removes that row.
  • It scans every row of the table and checks whether the messages or the subfolders are present in the system or not.
  • It smartly validates the messages as well as mailbox folder.
  • If the validation fails, it removes them from the table considering to avoid severe corruption.

Limitation

  • The Inbox Repair tool can only fix header corruption issues.
  • It may not work if the size of your PST file is large.

If you’re still encountering error messages, this means corruption is severe and the Inbox Repair tool can’t fix it. In such a situation, you should use a professional solution to repair PDF file and to restore maximum possible data from it. Refer to this article for some useful information – How to repair PST file if the Inbox Repair tool fails?

What is Virtual Hard Disk? Why Use Virtual Machines?

You must have heard about virtualization. Or maybe many of you are using it. In computing, virtualization refers to a process of creating a virtual representation of any device or resource, such as server, storage device, network as well as an operating system. This will let the framework divide the resources into one or more execution environments. It’s one of the most effective ways to reduce IT expenses and boost the efficiency and agility of the organization. In this post, we’re going to discuss Virtual Machine, Virtual hard disk, and its types. Also, we’ll learn how corruption takes place in the Virtual hard disk and how to fix it. Continue reading

How To Fix SQL Server Page Level Corruption?

How To Fix SQL Server Page Level Corruption?

Summary

In this blog, we discussed How to Fix SQL Server Page Level Corruption? We have also suggested Manual methods for data recovery and an alternate way through which you can restore the data loss.

SQL is short for Structured Query Language. SQL is a database programming language that is used for querying and editing information which is stored in a certain database management system. It includes database creation, deletion, fetching rows, modifying rows, etc.

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How To Recover Photos From Canon Camera (For Canon EOS 80D & Other Models)

How To Recover Photos From Canon Camera (For Canon EOS 80D & Other Models)

Summary: Accidentally deleted some of your photos or images or videos from your Canon Camera? Or you cannot access your photos as your files are inaccessible now due to data corruption? If yes, this post will help you to retrieve and recover photos from Canon Camera with ease.

Many users like you use Canon EOS 80D or for that matter any other Canon devices to capture images and videos during a trip or in a friend’s wedding. However, the truth is that even a  costly Cannon or even a Nikon device will not guarantee you protection against any kind of data loss. Accidental deletion and corruption can ruin your data may lead to loss of crucial Photos and videos. Continue reading

A  DIY Guide To Export / Convert Lotus Notes Email To Outlook Manually

A DIY Guide To Export / Convert Lotus Notes Email To Outlook Manually

Today we will discuss, one of the most asked questions and that is how to export or convert Lotus Notes email to Outlook PST format manually. With the manual techniques, I will also tell you the reason for Lotus Notes to Outlook conversion and a free tool to export NSF files into PST format. So to get an idea of all the above-mentioned points, keep reading

Lotus Notes which is an email client was one of the most popular applications for many users. But with the introduction of Microsoft Outlook, Lotus Notes has gradually lost its user base. MS Outlook is loaded with some amazing features which no other email clients posses. Due to which, it has created a large base of users within a couple of years. Microsoft is a brand name in this sector, so most of us have a good share of trust on its products and applications. Continue reading

Difference Between OST and PST l What Is OST & PST Files?

Difference Between OST and PST l What Is OST & PST Files?

The basic difference between OST and PST is that OST files are used to save data for offline use and are stored in MS Exchange Server. Whereas PST files are personal folder data and stored on client’s hard disk.

Microsoft is a renowned company which has a bag full of applications and utility tools. And one of the most famous application is MS Office suite. MS Office suite consists a large number of useful applications like PowerPoint, MS Word, Excel, Access which are used by almost all users. Continue reading

How to fix SQL Server database in recovery pending state?

How to fix SQL Server database in recovery pending state?

MySQL can be termed as one of the strong pillars for most of the organizations because it is one of the best utility tools which preserves the complete data in a secured manner. Apart from the working mode or we can say the “online state” if SQL Database shows you any different state then it is kind of problematic scenario because your database files have now become inaccessible and encountered the “Pending State Error”. Unless and until the pending state resolves your database cannot be open and used further. Continue reading

How To Convert / Transfer Outlook Express To Windows Live Mail For Free

How To Convert / Transfer Outlook Express To Windows Live Mail For Free

Today we will see, the manual techniques through which you can easily convert / transfer/import Outlook Express to Windows Live Mail.

Outlook Express was one of the popular email clients some years back but with new features and launches, it has lost its importance. And in recent times, Windows Live Mail is the new application which a lot of users are looking upon.  Windows Live Mail can be termed as the successor of OE as it provides access to Gmail, Hotmail and even for Yahoo. Continue reading

How To Recover Permanently Deleted Files In Windows 10

How To Recover Permanently Deleted Files In Windows 10

Approaching towards the idea of shortcut can lead you to big troubles! Of course, we all like to accomplish our task in a shorter period of time. But this may sometimes create unnecessary troubles!

Let’s take an example why this could be stressful? Suppose, you are going through your data files of your system and listing out the unwanted files and wanting them to be deleted. And all of a sudden you press (Shift + Delete) to empty your disk storage. After doing this, you realize that you have deleted some of your important files accidentally! Big Trouble arises here!! so you know. what to do next?? Continue reading