OST is define as the offline file format for the recovery of the information in MS Outlook where OST abbreviate as offline storage table. They are usually used in offline mode. It works well in a specific area where Outlook is configured with the exchange server in order to communicate and share the information. The benefit of OST file is that you can simply access all the files that are stored in Outlook without getting connected to the Exchange Server. OST file permit you to access any of the file remotely and you can easily edit, delete or save any file. The changes which you made will get updated after you get connected with an Exchange Server.
PST is nothing but a personal storage table. It is a storage location on the hard drive. All the items of the Outlook such as notes, calendars, etc are stored in .pst file. As you know that, OST file is capable to create the exact replica of PST file. Therefore, it is required to repair the corrupted OST file in order to convert it into PST File format. If it’s not working due to any reasons, then this conversion will help out to keep the backup of your data.
Once, the OST file gets corrupted, and then you might not be able to access it. Outlook provides an import & export wizard which helps you to import and export all the mails from OST to PST files. This is the most ordinary way of converting OST to PST files. But, this wizard may fails to work occasionally. In that case, you might lose your mails, and it is compulsory to use a third party tool to convert OST to PST on MS Outlook. The most common reasons which are responsible for OST file corruption are listed below:
Due to file system error: File system error may damage the file structure. Because of this, some parts of the OST file will be lost, which makes the OST file unfinished.
Because of network problem: Due to network error or fluctuation in connection, the OST file will gets corrupted and it becomes inaccessible unless and until, you fix it.
Due to OST file exceeding the size limit: If an OST file exceeds the particular size limit of Outlook, then OST file may get corrupted.
Due to power surge: Due to sudden power surge, your computer will get shut down and conversion process will be affected. Due to this, OST file gets corrupted and you will not be able to restart your conversion process.
With the help of this utility, you can convert OST to PST files. It is compatible with almost all the OST files which were created on Microsoft Exchange 5.5, 5.0, 2003, 2000, 2007 & 2010. You can easily download this tool for the recovery results.