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Repairing Outlook 2010 OST File

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Microsoft Outlook is among the best and most widely used email client in the world. People often use this application to communicate ideas and information through emails. MS Outlook application including Outlook 2010 stores a replica of user elements on mailbox in the form of OST file on Exchange server, using which you can work on your Outlook program even in case of no internet connection. OST (Offline Storage Table) is a very useful Outlook storage file, which empowers users with the facility to work on Outlook though the application is disconnected from the Exchange server. For instance, you can write new emails, open existing mails, save them in draft and perform many other tasks. And once the Exchange Server comes back, you are automatically connected to the internet and Outlook sends and receives all pending emails.

The main benefit of OST file is, these files are replica of mailbox lying on Exchange Server and is stored on system hard drive. Therefore, corruption or damage to Server does not affect the OST file saved on hard drive. However, you may also face many problems when your OST file is corrupt or damaged. After which you Outlook application displays a lot of error notifications. Repairing outlook 2010 OST file sound difficult but these OST files can be fixed using repair oversized PST file software. With this tool user can fix Outlook 2010 OST file only in few minutes. But prior to repair outlook 2010 OST file process, let us see some of the common reasons for Outlook 2010 OST file corruption.

  • Microsoft Exchange Server crash is one the main reasons due to which outlook 2010 OST file gets corrupt, usually Exchange server gets corrupt due to hardware malfunction. For repairing outlook 2010 OST file after hardware malfunction go for the repair tool.
  • OST files also get corrupt due to database corruption; once your database gets corrupt you’ll no longer be able to use your OST file. Database often gets damaged due to reason such as improper system termination.
  • Interruption while synchronizing OST file with server is also a reason behind OST file corruption. At this stage you need oversized PST tool for to repair outlook 2010 OST file.
  • Other main reasons include abrupt server shutdown due to software failure, deadly malware infection on exchange server, upgrading Exchange server from older version to newer and many others

However, you can follow one method to fix Outlook 2010 OST file using built in OST integrity check tool. This application works by scanning both OST file and mailbox server file running on Exchange, compares the items and folders in each file and tries to resolve the synchronization differences between them.

If Scanost.exe fails to fix Outlook 2010 OST file, no need to get upset!! You can repair it by using Repair Oversized PST File software as stated before. It good repair tool to repair OST file, it easily fixes corrupt, damaged and broken OST file in minutes. More to this, the main benefit of using this software is that the application by default recovers all deleted Outlook elements such as email attachments, contacts, journals, settings, calendar entries and many others while repairing Outlook 2010 OST file. It even allows consumer to recover emails from PST files. Check this page www.oversizedpst.com/email-recovery.html to find more information about PST file email recovery.

Precautionary Measures:

  • Terminate Microsoft Outlook application while using the software
  • Backup your important OST files on reliable storage drives such as removable hard drives, USB drives, CDs, DVDs etc
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Follow below mentioned steps to repair Outlook 2010 OST file:

Step 1: Download and install the trial version on PC completely and launch it by double clicking on the software icon present on the desktop. Select "Find PST File" when a main screen gets displayed.

Repairing Outlook 2010 OST File - Main Page

Fig 1: Main Page

Step 2: After choosing PST file, select appropriate scanning method on basis of severity of PST file corruption, and select destination path to save mended PST file as shown in figure 2. Finally click on "Repair" button to start repairing process.

Repairing Outlook 2010 OST File - Select the Destination Path

Fig 2: Select the Destination Path

Step 3: After completion of the repair process, you can preview regained Outlook data as shown in figure 3.

Repairing Outlook 2010 OST File - Retrieved List of Repaired Outlook Items

Fig 3: Retrieved List of Repaired Outlook Items

Step 4: Finally purchase full version on basis of satisfactory results if you gained in the demo version.

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