“Hi everyone, due to incorrect system termination my Outlook application got affected and now I am not able to open my Outlook OST file because it is showing an error. I feel those OST files got damaged. I am tensed because those Outlook OST files are important to me and I should get those files back. Do anyone know how to fix those corrupted Outlook OST files? Please help me”
OST (Offline Storage Table) is a database file created by Microsoft Office Outlook. Outlook OST files store all offline work like edit mails, deleting mails, adding notes, appointments etc. These OST files help users to work in server downtime conditions as well. Most of the times OST files get corrupted due to various internal and external causes. Some of reasons which cause OST file damage are given below,
- If the Outlook OST file exceeds its fixed file size limit then there is a chance of corruption of OST file
- Due to virus, malware or spyware threats OST files may become inaccessible
- Interruptions while OST file synchronization with MS Exchange server may lead to damage of OST files, which throws an error message when we try to access them
- Abrupt system shut down due to power outage or power failure may lead to corruption of OST files
Tool to fix Outlook OST file:
Yodot Outlook PST Repair is a tool for broken or damaged Outlook OST Files Fixing under all circumstances on system. It is read only program i.e. it will not entertain modification of any contents during repair process and creates a new healthy OST file which can be accessed by application so this is one of the best feature since your data will be safe. Through this application one can get back all corrupted OST file attributes such as emails, attachments, contacts, calendar events, reminders etc. present in Outlook of Windows Server 2003, Windows server 2008, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 operating system. This tool supports Microsoft Outlook 2000, Microsoft Outlook 2003, Microsoft Outlook 2007, Microsoft Outlook 2010, and Microsoft Outlook 2013.
Procedure to repair damaged Outlook OST file:
In your windows system download and install Yodot Outlook PST Repair software, once the installation completes follow steps which are displayed on main screen and launch the application. In next Window there will be three option, select “Open PST File” if you know exact position of corrupted OST file and choose “Find PST File” option when you don’t know location of damaged OST file, this option automatically browse the position of broken or corrupted file and if you have multiple Outlook accounts choose “Outlook Profile” option to select particular Outlook profile. Once you choose corrupted OST file to be repaired, click on “next”, and browse destination location to store fixed OST files. Select “Normal Scan” method to fix OST with minor damage or choose “Smart Scan” method to repair severely damaged OST file, after proper selection of scan methods press “Repair” button to proceed with fixing process. This tool take only short time to repair and displays fixed OST file. Using “Preview” option you can view repaired OST files.