Conversion of OST to PST to Mend MS Outlook 2007 OST File Error

“Since there was no internet connection in my PC, I completed some task on my Microsoft Outlook 2007 utility. Entire information that I had worked for about two hours was saved on OST file. When I was able to access internet again, synchronization of OST file with Server was being done. But, all of sudden I received an error stating that OST file is corrupted. I made use of Scanost.exe file, but it didn’t work out, my two hour task is gone down the drain. Can anyone please tell me how to fix this problem?”

Microsoft Outlook 2007 as we all know consist of two data files, OST (Offline Storage Table) and PST (Personal Storage Table). PST file is used when tasks are carried out online and OST file is used when user needs to work on his Outlook utility in offline mode. Once you are online, you can synchronize the information to PST file. While synchronizing information, there are cases where in OST file may get corrupted and become inaccessible. Mentioned below are some issues that result in MS Outlook 2007 OST file error:

  • Improper system shutdown when Outlook 2007 OST file is being used can result in OST file error
  • Sudden power failure or internet breakdown when MS Outlook 2007 OST file synchronization is being carried out
  • Use of unknown third party tools and virus / malware attacks on the system are other reasons that lead to OST file error

Microsoft Outlook 2007 OST file converter:

Yodot OST to PST Converter is the best tool that can be used to convert MS Outlook 2007 OST file to PST file format in a minimum duration of time. Upon completion of conversion process, it provides view to list of mails, calendars, contacts, notes, tasks, archives and other component of OST file recovered in respective PST file format without making any changes to original data. This software can also convert OST to PST after Outlook 2007 OST file size issue or OST file that has exceeded its fixed file size limit, OST file header damage, indexing issue in OST file and other problems in Outlook 2007 OST file. This OST to PST file conversion utility can be easily installed on laptops, computers or notebooks installed with Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 OS versions.

Steps for converting OST to PST file to solve MS Outlook 2007 OST file error:

  • Download and install Yodot OST to PST Converter on Windows system by logging in as local system administrator
  • Once installation of OST to PST converter gets completed, user can preview shortcut icon
  • Run the utility and follow onscreen instructions
  • Click on ‘Open OST File’ option, if location of OST file is known or choose ‘Find OST File’ option, if you don’t know where OST file is stored
  • After selecting OST file, from next screen you will be asked to select destination path in which converted OST file can be saved
  • Now, click on ‘Convert’ button to initiate conversion process
  • Upon completion of OST file conversion, user can view converted PST file

Valuable Suggestions:

  • Keep backup copy of OST file on more than one storage media to overcome unexpected Microsoft Outlook 2007 OST file errors
  • Make sure you have good source of power backup to prevent abrupt system shutdown when Outlook 2007 OST file opened
  • Install updated antivirus utility to prevent virus or malware attacks on your Outlook 2007 OST file