Everyone knows, Microsoft Outlook is used mainly as mailing application. It is one of the product of Microsoft. Outlook saves its files in two formats, namely PST and OST. OST is the acronym of Offline Storage Table. The main advantage of OST file is that, it allows you to work offline and then you can synchronize the changes with the Exchange server for the next time you connect to the internet. Outlook is not only used for mailing purpose, but it also includes journal program, web browser, contact manager, calendar, task manager, note taking etc.
Windows has also developed an Outlook app for mobile phone users, called as Outlook Mobile. This app allows the user to synchronize the Outlook account with their mobile phones. Even though Outlook OST files are very useful in many aspects, Microsoft cannot give an assurance, that the OST file will not get corrupt. Yes, there also chances for your OST files to be get corrupt. By using Fix OST software, you will definitely come to know how to fix Outlook OST file.
Reasons behind OST file damage:
- Poor network connection: As said earlier, it is possible to work with OST files, even when you are offline. Say for example, you have made changes to your OST file in Offline state. After finishing the process, you may be connected to the internet. At that time, you may have poor network connection. As a result, your OST file may get corrupt.
- Inappropriate termination of OST file: Whenever, you try to close a OST file, always close the files properly after saving it. Sometimes, closing an OST file in an improper manner may also leads to damage of that file.
- Email bombarding: Email Bombarding is also one of the reason for file damage. If you have opened “n” number of emails at the same time, it may sometimes becomes a chances for the OST file corruption.
Salient features of this tool:
Fix OST tool can repair files, which are created from different versions like Outlook 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010. This utility program is capable of retrieving messages, journals, folders, appointments, tasks, etc. OST files, that cannot be repaired even by “Inbox Repair” tool, provided Microsoft Outlook can be fixed effectively. Indexing issue in outlook 2010, can be easily fixed with the help of this application. Emails that are emptied from deleted item folder or any other Outlook folder can be recovered. It provides option to preview the repaired items with the help of Outlook Style Browser view. OST files that are secured with password protection can also be repaired by this program.