Effective way to Convert OST to PST in Outlook 2003

Facing difficulty while converting OST to PST in Outlook 2003? Don't worry!!! Remo OST to PST convert tool will help you

As you all know Microsoft Outlook is considered as one of the best email client in the World and one of its stable releases was Outlook 2003. The best and most striking feature of an Outlook 2003 application is its ability to save a copy of all data which are made online in the form of OST file. OST file in Outlook provides you the liberty to work on MS Outlook even when internet connection is not available. And when exchange server gets connected, all the changes made to the OST file is updated on the server.

However, many people encounter problems while using OST files. This usually happens due to OST file corruption or damage. After such corruption, you won’t be able to access any of your important emails or any other Outlook attributes. There are few manual ways which promises to solve the problem, but they are not always successful. The best way to get rid of OST file corruption or any other issue is by converting the corrupt exchange OST file into a healthy MS Outlook PST file. OST files created on Outlook 2003 gets corrupt and unusable due to numerous reasons, some of the common ones are listed here:

  • Interruptions such as improper system termination or power failure while synchronizing OST file with exchange server
  • Upgrading Microsoft Exchange server from older version to newer version
  • Server crash due to hardware exception
  • Malware infection on OST file
  • Microsoft Exchange database corruption

Apart from the above stated reasons, there are many other factors which bring corruption to your OST file. However, as stated above you can eliminate all such issues by converting the OST file to a valid PST file. This tool is a one stop solution for all those Outlook users who wants to convert OST to PST outlook 2003 successfully.

Best way to convert OST to PST in Outlook 2003:

Remo OST to PST converter is a simple, yet effective conversion utility to change your damaged, corrupt or inaccessible Outlook 2003 OST files to PST. The tool can be very helpful for users who want to retrieve useful information from their corrupt OST file. This all in one utility not only converts the file, but also allows you to access mails, contacts, attachments, calendar entries, notes, journals, drafts etc after conversion process. Adding to this, the software converts password protected, encrypted and large sized OST file. Furthermore, converts OST file created on all major Microsoft Exchange server versions including 5.0, 5.5, 2000, 2003, 2007 and Exchange 2010.

Few useful tips:

  • Never interrupt while OST file synchronization process
  • Always backup your OST file before conversion or repair process
  • Make use of an UPS device to avoid OST file corruption as a result of power failure
  • Install powerful antivirus software to remove viruses causing corruption from your Windows system

Follow this process for conversion of OST files to PST:

Step 1: Download and install Remo OST to PST Converter software to convert OST to PST Outlook 2003. Run the application by double clicking on desktop shortcut or via start menu. The main screen shows two options, "Open OST File” and “Find OST File”. Make use of "Open OST File" option to choose your OST file if you know its exact location or use “Find OST File” option to search for your OST file.

Convert OST to PST Outlook 2003 - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: After this, use browse button to locate the OST file which needs to be repaired and click on next to start the repair process. This tool will repair your corrupt OST file within few minutes. It even safely convert the OST to PST.

How to Convert OST to PST in Outlook 2003 - Browse OST File

Figure B: Browse OST File

Step 3: Moniter OST to PST coversion process through progress bar.

OST to PST Conversion Outlook 2003 - Progress Screen

Figure C: Progress Screen

Step 4: After the completeion conversion process, the application displays a confirmation message like “OST file conversion completed”. At last browse the location to save coverted OST file.

Outlook 2003 OST to PST Conversion - Select Destination Path

Figure D: Select Destination Path