Repair PST When Inbox Repair Tool Not Responding

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There are certain factors that come into play when you are using Outlook application. It may work well in beginning, but later on, you may face some troubles while using the Outlook email account. One such nightmare can happen when Outlook software stops responding due to some unknown reasons. If the Outlook data file- PST cannot be opened, then there are chances it might have got corrupted due to some application fault, Outlook indexing issues or as result of virus infection.

Here is when Inbox Repair tool ScanPST.exe comes into the picture.

Outlook Inbox Repair tool is the inbuilt application that comes with Microsoft Outlook. It is also known as Scanpst tool, which is used to perform various tasks. For instance, it can be used to recover emails, folders and other Outlook items from a corrupted Personal Storage Table(.pst) file of Microsoft Outlook 2016, outlook 2013, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2000 versions.

Typically, Outlook user scans the PST file and fix any damage or error messages using Scanpst.exe tool. It so happens that in between scanning process the application may halt abruptly. In hope of getting back data from PST file, you close the tool and restart it, but the damage is already being done. The PST file becomes inaccessible keeping all your information in it. Fortunately, even if Inbox Scanpst does not respond during the repair process, you have a chance to overcome this problem, that is to use reliable PST repair application and fix the damage that has occurred to PST file, without actually touching the file.

How to Repair Corrupt PST File when Inbox Repair Tool Not Responding?

Yodot Outlook PST Repair tool is one of the award-winning PST repair tool available to fix the corruption of PST files in a short duration of time. The tool works in read-only mode, i.e. it deeps scans then, recovers emails and other Outlook items from PST file that got corrupted due to different reasons and places it with the same structure in a new PST file. Thus, it never modifies the source file when repairing corrupt or damaged PST. It fixes PST file created from different versions of Outlook like Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003 and 2000, which got damaged and when the ScanPST tool is not responding during the repair process. This tool has a simple yet effective graphical user interface so that there will be no interruptions or conflictions when the repair process is carried out.

After completion of the PST file repair process, you can check the attributes of the repaired file like emails, contacts, personal folders, and other information that are present in it. The user can employ the utility on all versions of Windows computers including Windows 10. Besides this, the tool can resolve PST cannot found the error message, Outlook has encountered a problem, failed to update headers etc.

Easy Way Repair PST When Microsoft Inbox Repair Tool Not Responding:

Step 1: Launch Yodot Outlook PST Repair program, click on the Open PST File button and select the  PST file which Inbox Repair tool fails to fix.

Step 2: Next, choose Smart Scan option, provide a location to save the repaired PST file and click Repair button to start the deep scanning process.

Step 3: Once the file repair process gets completed, preview the healthy PST file in an outlook styled interface.

Few Common Causes That Leads to PST File Corruption:

  • Virus infection causes corruption to PST files and makes Outlook email account inaccessible
  • Any interruptions during Outlook upgrade process may corrupt PST file
  • Compressing oversized PST file to reduce disk space can also cause damage to respective Outlook PST file
  • Bad sectors and abrupt system shutdowns are among other main reasons, which cause corruption of PST file
  • Your PST file also gets damaged when PST file crosses maximum file size limit


  • Avoid using Inbox Repair tool if you have less knowledge on how to get PST file repaired using ScanPST
  • Follow proper procedure while closing Outlook application; never close it abruptly
  • Check before emptying Deleted Items folder in Outlook to make sure that you are not removing any important files