An Error has Occurred Which Caused the Scan to be Stopped - Do You Know Why

Outlook and Exchange Server are utilized as complement with each other. Exchange Server allows users to work at offline mode. A copy of mailbox of Exchange Server mailbox is stored on the system of users, which allows working at server downtime.OST files are quite delicate and can become inaccessible due to various reasons such as oversized OST files, Exchange in recovery mode, etc.It has been seen that while running Inbox Repair Tool it produces an error messages on the screen as shown below - “An error has occurred which caused the scan to be stopped. No changes have been made to the scanned file.” In this blog you will know the number of reasons and probable solution to fix such types of error.

Identifying Reasons that Causing this Outlook Error

Let’s see the below section of this blog to understand the main reason behind scan to be stopped .

Reason #1: Corruption Issues in OST File

The main reason behind occurrence of this error is the damaged OST file. If ost file is majorly corrupted or damaged and if we are trying to run Inbox repair tool an error will occur which caused the scan to be stopped.

Reason #2: If there exist oversized OST file

If there is oversized OST file and OST exceeds its size limit then OST file becomes inaccessible i.e. Sometimes oversized OST file denies access when you attempt to open it, and this results in the above error.

Reason #3: Fault in Hardware

If there is failure in storage device, sudden power or electricity failure or if any other components of hardware is not performing well then there might problem occur while running any other process. If there exist issues in your hardware component then error has occurred which caused the scan to be stopped. No changes have been made to the scanned file.

Reason #4: Software Failure

Sometimes software issues like sudden shut down of system or if there is any virus infected file, file system disaster. Improper shut down or if there is any background process is running it will create issues and it will stop Inbox repair tool for scanning. No changes have been made to the scanned file” appears on the screen.

A Prospective Recovery Solution

In case of major corruption issues, don’t Repair OST File With Scanpst.exe. If any error error will occur while running Inbox Repair tool then you have second alternative is to use OST Repair software to repair OST file which has majorly corrupted. The software uses efficient scanning algorithm to scan and repair majorly damaged OST file. It will save OST file to PST format by keeping secure all original parts of OST email.