“Hi everybody, my MS Outlook OST file had lots of information and I thought of converting it to PST file. Before I could convert the PST file, it turned corrupt due to some reasons. Now, Outlook application is not working and not opening the OST file nor allowing me to convert it to PST format. Is it possible to convert OST to PST after OST has corrupted or damaged due to some cause? Please give suitable ideas to resolve this problem.”
Microsoft Outlook is an email client proposing its users to connect to their accounts in both online and offline mode. With Outlook Online file, .pst file extension, user can effectively achieves tasks like receive/ send mails, contacts, create tasks, calendars and many more. OST file allows users to keep track of the data when they are offline. In case, if the user wants to access their Outlook profile in another system then they can copy this OST file to another system and convert it to PST. But while doing this there is a high possibility of meeting several problems, hence in such situations a professional OST to PST converter will be really handy.
Every Microsoft Outlook version support different storage limit for offline OST files generated on each version. For example, MS Office Outlook 2002 and lower versions allows max OST file store limit that is 2 GB of data. Similarly, MS Outlook 2003 version OST file can store data max up to 20 GB and Outlook 2007 supports up to 50 GB data for OST file storage. When OST files exceed this limited file size, then it becomes immoral and broken. And when such OST file is tried to open, Outlook errors out saying, *.ost has reached maximum size limit.
When MS Outlook OST file rejects to show its data because it exceed its max file size limit, the best tool to overcome with this issue is to run Scanost.exe, the only inbuilt integrity tool to repair oversize OST file. But if the OST file is corrupted by some other reason then, Scanost.exe may fail to repair the OST file. In such circumstance, it is better to resolve this problem by converting corrupted OST to healthy PST file using advance OST PST Converter utility.
Some other reason behind OST corruption:
- While updating OST file information’s with Server account a stable internet connection is required. Else data sync will be disturbed and OST file will not be update successfully resulting OST file corruption.
- Changes in Outlook configuration settings due to application conflicts or some other faults can corrupt the Outlook OST file
- Incomplete Installation of application, malfunctioning of Microsoft Outlook application, improper Outlook migration process, improper Closing, etc. can all lead to OST file damage thus production of OST file unreachable.
Advance OST to PST Converter utility:
OST PST Converter is one of the best program used for OST to PST file converter that is facing some file issues like reached its maximum size, improper closing, virus attack and other causes. This application can easily repair corrupted OST file and convert it to PST on all Windows based system within few simple clicks. OST PST Converter program is developed with advanced repair and converting approaches to achieve safe conversion of healthy as well as damaged Outlook OST files. One can use this OST PST Converter to convert Outlook OST files created on MS Outlook 2010, 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2000, versions of Outlook. This tool also has the ability to convert PST files related with different version of MS Exchange Server such as 5.0, 5.5, 2010, 2003, 2007 and 2000.