Fixing OST File Problems

July 10, 2015 Off By Tom

Fixing OST file issues

OST is an offline storage table file that is used by Microsoft Exchange Server to save offline work. OST files are one of the notable features of Microsoft Outlook because it lets you work offline even in the absence of exchange connectivity. OST file allows you to access Outlook attributes even when not connected to internet. It is possible to create, send, read, edit tasks, write notes, journals, etc. in offline mode. Thus all the work done in offline mode will be stored in OST files folder and once when the server is connected this folder will automatically synchronize to Exchange mailboxes.

Inspite of so many advantages of OST files, you may come across certain problems resulting in the corruption of OST files; like when you try to access OST file, error message may pop up stating “Cannot open your default email folders“, “Unable to expand the folder. The set of folders could not be opened.”  If you receive any error message like this, just make use of Remo Convert OST to PST to fix OST file problems in a quick way.

Remo Convert OST to PST to fix OST files problems

Remo Convert OST to PST tool fixes all your issues related to OST files by converting it in to PST file. Tool is built with simple graphical user interface which gives clear instructions to the user without requirement of any technical skills. Since the tool is read-only it doesn’t modify the original OST files. It just reads the content from OST file by scanning the inaccessible OST file and turns it in to a healthy data file. i.e., the tool fixes inaccessible OST file in to a healthy PST file and recovers all Outlook attributes like contacts, RSS feeds, tasks, notes, emails, journals, etc.

It is compatible with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 and Mac operating systems like Yosemite, Mavericks, Snow Leopard, etc. Application supports OST files that are created on Microsoft Exchange 5.0, Microsoft Exchange 5.5, Microsoft Exchange 2000, Microsoft Exchange 2010, etc. Thus tool helps in fixing OST file issues within few clicks by converting it into PST file. It even supports conversion of healthy OST file into PST file. By making use of this tool you can even convert encrypted and password protected OST file into PST file.  “Find OST File” feature helps you to find OST file, in case you are not aware of OST file location. The converted PST file can be saved in any location except the location from which it is converted.Apart from performing Outlook OST error fix, this tool can help you repair Outlook PST files that are corrupted / damaged.

Tips to keep your OST file safe:

  • Keep regular backup of OST file to overcome data loss problems
  • Reduce the OST file size by removing unwanted contents
  • Proper methods should be followed while accessing or editing OST files
  • Synchronization process of OST files should not be interrupted

Factors that results in the corruption of OST Files which can be repaired using Remo Convert OST to PST

Improper Termination of Outlook:  If Outlook application is improperly terminated due to some interruptions like sudden power failure while accessing or synchronizing the OST file, then OST file is prone to be damaged.

Errors while synchronizing: Since the work done in offline mode will automatically get synchronized to server mailbox and the changes that are made will be updated in Microsoft Exchange mailbox. During this process if any kind of interruptions like sudden system shutdown occurs then there is a chance of OST file corruption.

Exceed In OST File Size: When OST file size exceeds the maximum size limit, it results in the damage of OST file making it inaccessible.

Other Reasons: Dangerous external threats, upgrading exchange server, compatibility issues, Outlook application crash, etc. corrupts OST files.

Apart from the above scenarios there are still many other reasons that damages OST file. But however all these can be handled by Convert OST to PST tool by Remo Software to fix OST issues.

Other features of Remo Convert OST to PST application

  • Tool is safe and secure as it is digitally signed and scanned by latest updated antivirus before compiling into packages
  • Tool comes with demo version and paid version. You can first install demo version and later after evaluating the result you can purchase paid version and save the repaired files
  • Well trained technical assistance is provided by support team and online chat facility is also available round the clock. Incase of any issues you can contact them to get your queries solved. It can even convert encrypted and password protected OST files