How to Repair OST File 2003?

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“About a week ago when I was accessing Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 to list out emails that I had sent in the last week, Outlook 2003 displayed error on Windows XP system. The error basically stating that my OST file got corrupted and I should repair that Outlook 2003 OST files by running Scanpst.ext tool. However, after using this tool also the issue is not resolved. Is it possible to repair corrupted OST file of Outlook 2003?”

Dependence of Outlook is increasing rapidly by most of the processional as well as normal users, due to its various features and functionality. However, as specified in above scenario one can see how Outlook 2003 users facing problems due to corrupted OST file. Outlook 2003 OST file might get corrupted due to numerous reasons like:

  • Virus infection to the Outlook 2003 OST file
  • Power failure while Outlook synchronizing data from Exchange Server
  • Abnormal system termination while OST 2003 file in use
  • Outlook 2003 OST file get corrupt after exceeding its file size limit
  • Formation of bad sectors on hard drive where OST file of Outlook 2003 is saved

If your OST 2003 file is corrupted due to any of the above specified causes and Scanpst.exe tool fails to repair that damaged Outlook 2003 OST file, then no need to get disappointed. You can repair OST 2003 file with the aid of powerful Outlook repair software.

Software to repair OST 2003 file:

One of the best grade OST file repair application that used in all kinds of situations to fix corrupt or inaccessible OST 2003 file is Yodot Outlook PST Repair software. This software easily fix severely damaged or unreadable OST file of Outlook 2003 in Windows computer. The software can even repair corrupt PST file efficiently within few mouse clicks. The program automatically recovers deleted or missing emails, contacts, calendar items and other Outlook elements successfully while fixing corrupt Outlook 2003 OST file. Including Outlook 2003 OST file, this tool also repairs corrupt OST file belongs to Outlook 2000, 2007, 2010 and 2013 versions. The utility easily runs on Windows system and supports Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 operating systems.

Simple procedure to fix OST file of Outlook 2003:

  • Close MS Office Outlook 2003 application before fixing corrupt Outlook 2003 OST file
  • Download Yodot Outlook PST Repair application and install it to Windows desktop / laptop
  • Open the software by login as system administrator and start the repair process
  • Three options will be displayed on the main screen
  • Click on “Open PST file” option if you are aware about the exact location of Outlook 2003 OST file
  • Choose “Find PST file” option to search for corrupt Outlook 2003 OST file (or)
  • Use “Select Outlook profile” option to open the partitial OST file if you have multiple Outlook 2003 profiles
  • Select the appropriate scanning method
  • Browse for the destination location to save the repaired OST 2003 file and click on “Repair” button
  • After completion of the repair process, the program allows you to view the fixed mails and other Outlook elements like emails, attachments, contacts, notes, tasks, journals etc

Necessary Instructions:

  • Backup Outlook 2003 OST file on other storage device to be in safer side at the time of unexpected corruption issues
  • Maintain superior anti-virus software to detect and remove suspicious virus attack on system

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