Guidelines to fix Scanpst.exe Entry Point Not Found Error

PST corruption issues are not uncommon in Outlook. And corruption of PST file may cause inaccessibility of data stored in It . So to deal with such issues Outlook provides an inbuilt utility called inbox repair tool or scanpst.exe. scanpst.exe is the primary executable file that comes embedded with Outlook and meant for repairing corrupt PST files in Outlook .Though it is an efficient tool that works by scanning entire PST file but in some case this tool may fail to repair corrupt PST file and returns error message . “Scanpst.exe Entry Point Not Found Error” is one of such error message that may appear in Outlook while trying to repair corrupt PST.

If you are facing PST corruption problem in Outlook and need to repair corrupt PST file in using inbox repair tool or scanpst.exe than it may fail to repair corrupt PST or and displays following error message on the screen saying :

Scanpst.exe - entry point not found
The procedure entry point could not be located in the dynamic link library SCNPST32.dll


  • Incomplete or improper Outlook installation.
  • SCNPST32.dll file is missing pr incompatible.
  • PST file is severely damaged.



  • Uninstall and reinstall Outllok application and than try to repair PST again.
  • If the error stil persists than move PST file to another computer that has same version of Outlook installed in it.

If non of the above methods work than best way to resolve Scanpst.exe Entry Point Not Found Error is to download Outlook PST Repair software. It is an efficient software to repair corrupt PST files in Outlook. It comes with effective scanning algorithm that scans entire PST file and repairs damaged PST file just in few click. It not only repairs corrupt PST file but also recovers data lost from it.