How to Find Scanpst.exe Location on various Outlook versions?

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Where is Scanpst Located?

Locations of ScanPST varies for every Outlook & Windows version which can be quite difficult to remember and it can even lead to loss of your important Outlook items. Instead just install Remo PST Scanner to locate PST file and fix it securely with all attributes intact. Get it Now!

Every Microsoft Outlook version has inbuilt repair tool known as Scanpst.exe to fix corrupted PST files, Outlook not responding and other PST file issues. This tool will scan complete PST file to check whether its structure is in good state or not. If any issues are found, then it will rebuild the header of your original Personal Storage Table (PST) to make it error free. Actually, it works completely on your original PST and thus increasing the chances of losing Outlook attributes.

In order to use Scanpst tool in Outlook, you should first know its location which varies for different versions. Below are ScanPST file locations for different Outlook versions:

Scanpst location for 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\

Scanpst location for 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\

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\

Where is Scanpst.exe located 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

To run this Outlook PST repair tool, you should know the PST file location on your system which is difficult to remember. In some Outlook versions, there is an option to even change the default location. If in case you don’t know the default location of PST file, then check below for detailed information

Default location for Windows XP system

  • Outlook 2010: My Documents\Outlook Files
  • Outlook 2007 or earlier versions: C:\Documents and Settings\YOUR_USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook

Location for Windows Vista, 7 and 8

  • Outlook 2010: Documents\Outlook Files
  • Outlook 2007 or earlier versions: C:\Users\ USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook

When you know the path of PST file then you can carry out the scanning process by following 3 major manual steps i.e. Start -> Detail -> Repair. Also, in order to use this tool, one has to be tech savvy and in case the ScanPST tool fails to fix Outlook PST you will lose your important Outlook attributes.

What to do, if repair process fails?

When ScanPST fails to fix corrupt PST file, you can make use of our Remo Repair Outlook (PST). This Remo Scan PST tool will fix any kind of corruption issues related to PST file which cannot be repaired by Scanpst.exe tool in simple and quick manner. It is read only software which will create new file for repairing Outlook issues and thus will not alter the original file.

How to use Remo Outlook Repair Tool:

  • You have to download and install Remo Repair Outlook (PST) software on your system first
  • Then launch the software by double clicking the icon
  • After which, the main screen displays many options like Open PST File, Find PST File, Select Outlook Profile
  • If your are aware of PST file location, click on Open PST File
  • Go to Find PST file if you don’t the location where PST file is present
  • Now, select the corrupted PST file which you want to fix and click on Next button to start the scanning process
  • From next screen, give the destination path and you should select any one option out of two scanning options i.e. Normal Scan or Smart Scan depending on rate of PST file corruption
  • Now click on Repair option
  • View the file using Preview option and store necessary files on your system

About Remo Outlook PST File Repairing Software

  • Easily repairs corrupted PST files when scanpst.exe tool fails
  • Capable of even repairing Outlook account and recovers various attributes from it like appointments, calendars, contacts, meeting requests, RSS feeds, notes, events, etc.
  • Apart from repairing, it also restore deleted email Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2003
  • Repairs compressed or password protected PST files
  • Offers two scanning option known as Normal Scan and Smart Scan to fix damaged PST files
  • Compatible on various versions of Windows operating system such as Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7….
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