Converting OST File to PST On Microsoft Exchange



  • The finest utility to convert Outlook OST to PST on MS Exchange Server
  • Supports OST/PST files from any version of MS Outlook and MS Exchange Server
  • It is a read-only program that assures no modifications to the original file
  • Can also be used to resolve corruptions and errors with Outlook mailbox

                  

Microsoft Outlook is the most renowned mail client in Windows operating system. It is a utility of Microsoft Office suite. Emails have become the fastest means of communication. MS Outlook not only supports emails along with that it supports attributes like contact details, calendar entries, tasks, scheduling dates, appointments, journals, etc. There are two types of file formats supported by the Microsoft Outlook, one is PST file format and another is OST file format. PST (Personal Storage Table) file is stored on the client system, not on the Exchange Server where you can store emails, contacts, calendars etc. In case of OST (Offline Storage Table) files, they represent the server-based folders of Exchange mailbox. An OST file allows users to work offline when the Exchange server connection is absent.

You can make changes in OST files while working offline and the changes are synchronized with the Exchange server when it is connected to the network. If the synchronization fails or if the OST files get corrupt or deleted by mistake then you are not able to access your important emails along with other attributes. In such conditions, you need to opt for a conversion utility that can convert OST to PST on Microsoft Exchange in order to access the lost OST files. Convert OST to PST software enables the user to convert Exchange 2010 OST file to PST and also converts Exchange Mailbox of other Outlook versions in just a few steps. You can also refer this link for more information about how to convert OST file to PST on different Exchange versions.

The are several reasons behind the inaccessibility of OST file like if the synchronization process fails due to a sudden power failure that corrupts the OST files. If you alter the profile over the Exchange server then that also leads to loss of OST files. If the OST files are infected from some harmful malware or Trojan then also it results in inaccessibility of OST files. If you try connecting your old profile with a new network then it results in inaccessibility of OST files. If you face an error, like "The file OST_File_Pathoutlook.ost is already in use by the maximum number of applications. Close some of the applications, and then try again." This is caused due to the storage file of Outlook is accessed by several applications or if the OST file is damaged or corrupted. Visit: http://www.convert-ost-pst.net/repair-exchange-server.html to repair OST Exchange Server.

In case to overcome loss, you can take some precautions by not altering any of the settings in the Exchange Server. Regularly checking out for virus and removing it with help of anti-virus programs. You can also use an in-built OST integrity checker tool i.e., Scanost.exe in order to rebuild and repair the OST files. If the OST files are not repaired even after using the integrated checker tool then the only way to repair corrupted OST files is by making use of a reliable OST to PST file converter.

Convert OST to PST software is specially designed by professionals to convert OST to PST files that are corrupted and damaged. With the help of this software, you can even convert OST files that are encrypted and password protected. It converts all the OST files and retains all the Outlook attributes like emails, journals, calendar entries, contacts, appointments, etc., in their respective PST folders. By using this tool you can even convert OST to PST on Outlook 2007, 2003 and 2010. This tool can be utilized to convert OST to PST on Microsoft Exchange 2010, 2016, 2013, 2007, 2003, 2000, 5.0 and 5.5.

Outlook 2013, which was released in 2013 composed of various unique features such as people hub, Exchange ActiveSync, Add-in resiliency etc. It is not a cumbersome task to convert an OST file into PST on Outlook 2013 using this software.

NOTE: Visit Convert OST to PST on Outlook 2010 page in order to convert OST file to PST file using the Find OST file option.

Follow the steps to convert OST files into PST on Microsoft Exchange:

Step 1: Download and Install the Convert OST to PST software and launch it by clicking the desktop icon. You can see a main window where two options "Open OST file" and "Find OST file" are listed at the bottom of the window. Select Open OST file option only when you know the file location or else click on Find OST file option if you are not aware of the location of the particular file. All the steps mentioned below are related to Open OST file option, therefore, click on "Open OST file" option in order to commence the conversion process as shown in Figure A

 

OST to PST file conversion - Main Window

Figure A: Main Window

                  

Step 2: Once you click on Open OST file option, a new window appears from which you need to click on the "Browse" button for selecting your OST file for conversion. After selecting, you need to click on the "Next" button as shown in Figure B

OST to PST file conversion - File selection screen shot

Figure B: Select the OST file

Step 3: After you click on the "Next" option, a new window appears, in which you have to select a location for storing the converted OST files as PST files by clicking on "Browse" button. After selecting the preferred location for storing the converted OST files, you need to click on "Convert" button to start the conversion process as shown in Figure C

OST to PST file conversion - Path for storing converted OST file screen shot

Figure C: Select the path for storing converted OST file

Step 4: Once the conversion process is over, you need to click on the "Finish" button as shown in Figure D

OST to PST file conversion - Final screen shot

Figure D: Finish Window