How to Fix Scanpst Error in Microsoft Outlook?

Microsoft Outlook is the best personal information manager used over the globe. You can configure MS Office Outlook to Microsoft Exchange Server or to your email account like Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Hotmail, etc for working on your emails. In addition to usual purpose of emails, Outlook also provides other data attribute. These are Contact manager, Task manager, Notes, Calendar items, Journals, and much more.

However, in spite of having such advanced features there might be a case in which PST file of Outlook is damaged. Microsoft Outlook tells you whenever PST file is corrupt or damaged and gives you suggestion to use Scanpst.exe tool to fix issues in the PST file. This inbox repair tool of Outlook is very helpful in repairing damaged PST file. However, it might fail to fix errors in severely corrupt PST files. If scanpst.exe fails then you will show following error message on your screen: "Scanpst error 1056749164".

In such case, you have to make use of professional software’s to scan broken PST file of MS Office 2007 or any other version of MS Office Outlook. One such advanced tool is Scan PST. This software will make a new healthy PST file by extracting emails and other data attributes from the damaged PST file. It will restore your complete working profile on Outlook including emails, contacts, notes, tasks, meetings, RSS feeds, etc in just few minutes. You can easily fix scan PST error 1056749164 in Microsoft Outlook or even other issues using this industry recommended tool.

In most of the case, Outlook PST file is damaged due to virus attack on your computer. These viruses come with the emails that you receive and finally enter your computer during the "Send/Receive" process. They make uneven changes to the log files of PST file resulting in corrupt PST file. In addition, compacting of PST file and sharing of PST file over a network path can even lead to damage in Outlook PST file. Over sizing is another important factor for PST corruption. It happens when the size of PST file exceeds a certain limit, for example, 2 GB in Outlook 2000. This software can easily scan damaged PST file of MS office 2003 that too in just couple of minutes.

You can use Scan PST software to scan corrupted PST file in Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, and Microsoft Windows Server 2008. The newly created PST file is in Outlook 2003 – 2010 format for easy import on different versions of MS Office Outlook. And if you want to get back lost emails after PST file corruption, you can use this software to get back lost emails from corrupt PST file, which is recommended by most of the industry experts. For more corruption issues log on to

How to scan corrupt Outlook 2003 PST file?

Step 1: On main window choose any option from "Open PST File", "Find PST File", and "Select Outlook Profile" as shown in Figure 1

Fix Scan PST Error 1056749164 in Microsoft Outlook - Select Any One Option

Figure 1: Select Any One Option

Step 2: Select the damaged PST file and click "Next" as shown in Figure 2

Fix Scan PST Error 1056749164 in Microsoft Outlook - Select Damaged PST File

Figure 2: Select Damaged PST File

Step 3: Choose one of the scanning method and select the target path for saving the recovered PST file. Now click on "Repair" button in order to start the repair process as shown in Figure 3

Fix Scan PST Error 1056749164 in Microsoft Outlook - Select Target Folder

Figure 3: Select Target Folder

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