Turning Outlook OST to PST

I have configured MS Outlook in my office computer to work in offline mode and all my mails are saved in .ost file format. Suddenly my Outlook stopped working and I am unable to access OST file. This OST file contains all my vital contacts, mails and everything that is not updated in mailbox server. How to access my Outlook OST file? Please assist in resolving this issue!!

Microsoft Outlook is outstanding tool that is helpful for communication purpose among the organizations. Outlook app has advance features that supports user to send or receive emails, take notes, save events on calendar, maintain contacts easily, etc. Outlook tool consists of two files widely known as OST (Offline Storage Table) and PST (Personal Storage Table) which is used to save information like emails, tasks and other data related to respective account. OST file is used in the presence of Exchange Server whereas PST file come to picture Outlook is working in online mode. However, there are chances of Outlook OST file getting affected by various factors.

Few scenarios that corrupt OST file from Outlook are:

  • Due to improper shut down of Windows system and software failure OST file could get damaged
  • Any interruption occurred while synchronizing OST file with Exchange Server leads to OST file corruption
  • Incorrect import or export of OST file may result in its corruption
  • Missing of Outlook associate files like .srs, .dll, etc also tend to OST file damage

When these instances encounter, Outlook users may lose access permissions to OST file. To overcome such an instance, you have to convert that corrupt OST file to healthy PST file. Conversion of Microsoft Outlook OST to PST file is the perfect way to fix damaged and unreadable Outlook OST file issues.

Utility to turn OST to PST file:

Yodot OST to PST Converter is best software to efficiently turn OST to PST file on Windows operating system. This program can easily retrieve vital emails and other info from corrupt OST file. It can also help you to restore attachments, sent items, notes, calendars, rules, alerts, etc. from unreadable OST file by converting it into healthy PST file. You can turn corrupt OST to PST file in MS Outlook 2000, Outlook 2002, Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010 versions. It has ability to convert encrypted OST to PST file or password protected OST file on Windows computer. After conversion, all Outlook attributes would retain their original position and within few minutes you can access your attributes from new PST file. This app is compatible on Windows 7, Window 8.1, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 operating systems.

Steps to convert Outlook OST to PST file:

  • Download Yodot OST to PST Converter application and install it on your healthy Windows computer
  • After completion of installation process, launch the app and follow the instructions that are provided on main screen
  • Click on Open OST File if you know the location of OST file or hit on Find OST File if you don't know the location
  • After selecting OST file, select the destination path in which the converted OST file should be saved
  • Click on Convert button and wait for repair process to get complete
  • On completion of OST file conversion, a message will be popped up stating that the conversion process is successfully completed

Useful suggestions:

  • Terminate MS Outlook application before conversion process
  • Always hold backup of Outlook OST file to avoid any unexpected situations of file corruption