Convert OST to PST File in Outlook 2007

OST to PST File Conversion in Outlook 2007

Microsoft Outlook 2007 allows users to send and receive emails for both official as well as personal purposes. Apart from email, it also provides other amazing features like save contacts, organize task, schedule meetings and manage many other activities. The best thing about MS Outlook 2007 is that it enables users to deal with Outlook elements even when there is no internet connection. This is made possible with the help of OST (Offline Storage Table) file. An Outlook OST file is created when Microsoft Outlook collaborates with Exchange server. All the changes or modifications made to the OST file when the server is down will be automatically synchronized to the MS Exchange Server after retrieving the internet connectivity.

Despite of so many benefits, users sometimes face strange problems while accessing OST files and folders due to problems of corruption and damage. After facing such circumstances, users cannot access single files present in OST. There are several reasons because of which OST file gets corrupt or damage. The main ones are discussed below:

Reasons for OST file corruption

  • The header file of OST contains important information like file name, file size, storage location, etc. So, if header file of OST gets corrupt due to any reason then it leads to damage of the OST files
  • Improper upgrading of Outlook 2007 to its newer version is another reason for OST file corruption
  • Virus infection is also responsible for corrupting OST files
  • Improper system termination while accessing OST files lead to OST database corruption
  • Other possible reasons: Improper server settings, exchange server failure, exchange server crash due to hardware error etc.

OST files get damaged due to all the reasons discussed above. Apart from these, there are numerous other known and unknown reasons for causing OST files to get corrupted. The only way to get rid of such problematic circumstances is by converting OST file to PST file in Outlook 2007.

How to convert .ost to .pst file?

You can safely convert OST to PST files using some third party tool. One such reliable utility present online is the Remo Convert OST to PST. The tool is especially designed for converting offline OST file to PST either it is in healthy or corrupt state. It works in such a way that it can perform conversion of all OST elements like important emails, calendars, notes, and contacts, drafts, sent items etc. from your inaccessible OST file into a PST file in just a few minutes. It supports conversion of OST file created on any MS exchange versions such as MS Exchange 5.0, Exchange 5.5, Exchange 2000, 2003, 2007 and Exchange 2010.

Amazing features of Remo Convert OST to PST application

  • The tool has the capability to convert inaccessible, password protected and encrypted OST file
  • Embedded with powerful built-in algorithms which ensure that the recovery process is carried quickly and efficiently
  • Compatible with various versions of Windows operating system like Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and Server 2008
  • The software is free from deadly virus, spyware, malware which further ensures secure conversion process
  • Doesn’t alter the original contents of OST while converting it to PST as the tool works on read only mode
  • Demo version facilitated in the tool allows you to check the efficiency before the purchase of software
  • It recovers other Outlook elements such as calendars, contacts, notes, journals, attachments, tasks, etc side by side after converting OST to PST files
  • 24*7 customer support is provided to deal with any queries related to conversion of OST files to PST of Outlook 2007.

Precautionary measures to avoid OST files from getting corrupted

  • Back up OST files before start of upgrade process
  • Close MS Outlook 2007 before converting it to PST
  • Avoid interruption of OST files during synchronization
  • Regularly scan your system with proper antivirus software so as to avoid OST file corruption


Detailed instructions to convert .ost to .pst file in Outlook 2007

Step 1: Download and install Remo Convert OST to PST tool in your Windows system. Run the application by clicking on the start menu. The main screen displays options “Open OST file” and “Find OST file”. If you know the exact location of your OST files then Click on “Open OST file” option else click “Find OST file”.

Convert OST to PST in Outlook 2007 - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: Browse and click on the OST file which needs to be converted and then click “Next” to start the process.

OST to PST Conversion in Outlook 2007 - Browse OST File

Figure B: Browse OST File

Step 3: You can see the conversion process via progress bar.

Converting OST to PST in Outlook 2007 - Progress Screen

Figure C: Progress Screen

Step 4: After converting the OST file to PST, save it to any location of your PC.

Microsoft Outlook 2007 OST to PST Converter - Save Converted File

Figure D: Save Converted File