The Application makes it possible for users to have their lost, deleted, corrupt & inaccessible PST Files , Emails & more recovered & restored to safe location easily & efficiently. Supports recovery from Outlook 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002 etc and run on all Windows systems - XP, Vista, Server 2003, Windows 7 and 8.


How To Fix “An Unexpected Error Prevented Access To This File”

“An Unexpected Error Prevented Access To This File” is an error message of outlook application which appears when a outlook user try repair their pst files using scanpst.exe tool. The error comes when pst files moved to archived folder or get deleted accidentally. Outlook pst files generally does not allowed to move files to archive folder and also once you delete or move the files again you will not be able to access your pst files again. As Microsoft claims that the inbuilt tool of the outlook application which is scanpst.exe is capable to repair the outlook pst corruption issues. So, that users try to repair the moved pst and access it again. And they get the error Scanpst.exe An Unexpected Error Prevented Access To This File.

There is no matter that which versions of the outlook application you are using the error can occur even with the outlook 2013 versions. Actually, the fact is that due to the limited features, outlook incompatibility and so many reasons scanpst.exe fails to the error of pst files and start giving such type of fatal error messages.


When scanpst.exe fails to repair the corrupted pst files and gives Scanpst.exe An Unexpected Error Prevented Access To This File error message then it becomes necessary to use PST Repair Tool. It is a best alternative of scanpst.exe tool which comes with the powerful features and based on latest technologies. The tool has capacity to bring all corrupted and lost files from outlook archived folder and also the deleted files.

Some more features of the tool:

  • Securely recovers deleted and corupted pst files
  • Repairs encrypted files also
  • Compatible with outlook 2010 and 2013
  • Runs on windows 7 , 8 and 8.1 also
  • Pause and resume recovery process
  • Allows to recover selected items
  • Shows description after recovery

To get rid of Scanpst.exe An Unexpected Error Prevented Access To This File error and to repair the pst files you will not find out any best option except the PST Repair Tool.

Free versions of this tool is available for evaluation, you can easily download and use to repair your corrupted pst files.