Quick User Guide
Please follow the below instructions:
1. Selecting PST File
Open Default PST file – PST scanner will open your MS Outlook default PST file.
Select PST File Manually – Browse and select your PST file manually for recovery.
Find All Your PST Files – If you do not know where your corrupt PST file is, please
select this option and let PST Scanner will find it for you.
2. Scan & Recovery Settings
A. Select Scan Method:
Normal Scan – Select if Outlook cannot open your PST file.
Smart Scan – Select if you had a hardware failure or Normal scan could not repair your PST file.
B. Select Recovery Destination Path
Please select a destination path that has enough disk space to store a new fresh copy of your recovered PST file.
3. Scanning your PST File
Please wait while PST Scanner is scanning your PST file. If normal scan fails to repair, please retry with smart scan.
4. Preview Content & Activation
After scanning you should be able to see the list of items recovered by PST Scanner.
You cannot see the mailbox item’s content or import to Outlook before you purchase a PST Scanner license. Click here to buy your license. After getting your license key, please click on Enter Key.
After purchasing you will get your license key. If your computer is connected to the Internet, please choose Online Activation.
6. Offline Activation
If your computer is not connected to the Internet you should select Offline Activation. Please select Offline Activation
and then select, "I need the unlock code". Unlock code is a unique computer key required in order to generate
your license key. Please send this code to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send back your license key.
7. Import PST File
Please follow these steps in case you cannot open Outlook
Option 1 – Change Outlook start-up settings: Click on Start button –> Go to control panel –> Mail –> Show profiles –> select Outlook from the box –> check the option “Always use this profile” –> make sure that from the drop down list Outlook is selected –> click Apply –> OK. Open Outlook and follow the steps described in 7.b.
Option 2- Replace the PST File manually: Even after doing the above steps, if the problem still persists then, Go to default location of the Outlook PST file i.e. C:\Documents and Settings\user\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook Copy and paste the newly repaired PST file to here ? rename the old PST file (i.e. Oultook.pst) to Outlook1.pst and rename the newly repaired PST file (i.e. recovered.pst) to Outlook.pst. Then cut and paste the old PST file (i.e. renamed to Outlook1.pst) to somewhere in your computer. Now you can launch the Outlook to send/receive emails.
Option 3 – Last Choice – Reinstall Outlook: if you face the same problem to open Outlook your Outlook might be corrupted. Please re-install the MS-Office package on your computer.
Please follow these steps in you can open Outlook
Importing PST file in to Outlook 2003/2007
1. Select “Open” under “File” menu in the top menu bar of your Outlook
2. Select the repaired PST file and click the “Open” button.
3. Now, just wait for the PST file(s) to be imported back into your
Outlook (depending on the size of the PST file and the speed of your
PC, this process may take 10 to 40 minutes).
4. Once import process is over Confirm that all folders, emails, contacts etc. are in the Folder List.