What to Do When Outlook Inbox Repair Tool (scanpst.exe) Cannot Recover Wanted Items

This post will examine the file recovery process when using the SCANPST application and what you can do if the software doesn’t recover part or all intended mailbox items from a corrupt PST file. Microsoft provides Outlook users with a tool to repair mailbox files when they get damaged. Sometimes the inbuilt tool may fail to recover a portion or all the intended items. What can you do? How the SCANPST application works When you open the scanpst.exe software, it prompts you...

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How to Solve “Not a valid bookmark” Problem in MS Access

This is a brief explanation of what causes the "Not a valid bookmark" problem in MS Access and what you should do to fix the problem. MS Access databases provide a simple way to manage business records. The application is simple to learn, and therefore, users do not have to contend with a steep learning curve. An Access database can hold hundreds of records. Thus, retrieving records and reports can be a tedious endeavor, especially if you decide to do it manually. This is where VBA...

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How to Solve “Cannot Expand the Folder” Error in Outlook PST File

This post examines the causes of the "Cannot Expand the Folder" error in Outlook PST file, precautions you can take to avoid a similar problem, and how to fix it. MS Outlook is a popular application among businesses and individuals. It provides users with an effective way to communicate and manage emails from their computers. Outlook PST files can be backup and shared using external drives. When you encounter the above error, it may be impossible to access your mailbox data. What...

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