PST Scan

Scan the Outlook PST Files


System Requirement

Processor : Pentium Class

Operating System : Microsoft Windows 7/Vista/2003/XP/2000/NT4 (SP6)

Memory : Minimum 256 MB (512 MB recommended)

Hard Disk : 50 MB of free disk space

MS Outlook : MS Outlook 2010/2007/2003/2002/2000

Internet Explorer : Version 5 or later

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PST Repair & Restore When Outlook is Unable to Expand the Folder

While making use of Outlook email client, you might encounter some strange error messages that terminate the process in the middle. If you attempt for adding another mailbox in the list of Outlook folders and double click on the mailbox in order to access the shared folder, like folders of Calendar/Contacts in MS Outlook 2000 or 2002, error message mentioned below may comes out that explains:

  • "Unable to expand the folder. The set of folders could not be opened."

If you're a user of MS Outlook 2003, It might possible that you get the error message same as the above in other format:

  • "Unable to expand the folder. Microsoft Office Outlook could not access the specified folder location."

After the occurrence of such errors the stored PST file becomes inaccessible. In some situations it may occur with your PST email files and leads to data loss scenarios. To fix out this problem, firstly you are required to find the possible causes then opt for the PST Recovery solutions.

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Primary cause of this issue is disabled “Folder Visible” option for added Outlook PST file. Another reason is PST file corruption due to which Outlook can't identify them. Corruption also takes place due to application failure, virus attacks, malfunctioning of Outlook itself, abrupt system shutdown and many other reasons alike. Regardless of the causes, it finally results into data loss of your important emails, contacts, tasks, notes, calendar , journal, etc.

To resolve Unable to Expand the Folder Outlook error, you should follow two situations, which depends upon the grounds of the problem:

1- If the root of the issue is the option of “Folder Visible” then, enable it for the PST file, containing folders that you want to share or access. For doing so:

  • Open the added mailbox with folders, which you want to share then right-click on that and click on the Properties.
  • In Permissions tab, choose the option of Folder Visible by clicking the check box in the Permissions area.
  • Click OK

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2- In the case of else, if issue is occurring due to damaging of PST file, then you should try to repair and restore the inaccessible PST file with the help of in-built Inbox Repair Tool or Scanpst.exe. However, Inbox Repair Tool is very helpful to resolve PST corruption issues, but in some critical circumstances it get fails to fix the corruption and then you need to go for the PST Repair tool.

The PST Repair is an effective and advanced tool, which performs in-depth scanning of damaged PST file and restore all inaccessible and damaged Outlook objects. This software doesn't requires any sorts of technical skills as it is equipped with interactive user interface and easy graphical user interface that instanly resolve Outlook issue Unable to expand the folder. It is completely compatible to almost all the versions of Windows OS.

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