Convert ost to Pst - In a collaborative messaging environment with
Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Outlook is the facilitators that
(enables file access when you are offline) and stores your emails, notes,
contacts, and other objects in OST (Offline Storage) file to. When you
need to update or modify your account, connect to Exchange Server. After
synchronization, the OST file automatically gets converted into PST
(Personal Storage) file. However, if the synchronization can not take
place, the file can not be converted and accessed. At this point, you
have to manually Convert OST to PST using reliable tools. The
synchronization may fail due to a number of reasons, which include
Exchange Server mailbox corruption, server failure, OST file corruption,
damaged Outlook profile, and many alike. In a practical scenario, you may
encounter below error messages, while trying to start Microsoft Outlook:
-œUnable to open your default e-mail folders. The file C:\Documents and
Settings\\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook\outlook.ost
cannot be accessed. You must connect to your Microsoft Exchange Server
computer at least once before you can use your offline folder file.-•
Or -œMicrosoft Office Outlook Offline Folders The file
C:\Documents and Settings\user name\Local Settings\Application
Data\Microsoft\Outlook\Outlook.ost is in use and cannot be accessed.
Close any application that is using this file, and then try again. You
might need to restart your computer.-• It prevents Microsoft Outlook to
connect to Exchange Server and it can not Convert OST file. Cause
This behavior may occur due to Microsoft Exchange Server mailbox
corruption, OST file damage, Exchange Server being down, and more. After
this, the synchronization and conversion process can not take place.
Resolution In order to complete the synchronization process and to
get your OST file converted to PST, you have to: 1)Repair or re-create
Exchange Server mailbox. 2)Repair and restore damaged OST file through
Inbox Repair Tool. 3)Fix Exchange Server hardware/software problems.
However, these solutions can not help you to convert Outlook data file
from OST to PST. In such cases, you need to opt for third-party
utilities, known as OST recovery tools. ] They convert unusable
orphaned OST file to usable PST file. The applications use powerful
algorithms to successfully convert all OST file objects such as emails,
notes, contacts, tasks, journal, and more. You can OST to PST in quick,
safe, and easy way through these tools.
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