How to Fix OST File in Outlook 2010

 May 29, 2015      

Outlook 2010 started many additional features like to-do bar, instant search feature, social connector, conversation clean up to save space and many more.  By utilizing Microsoft Exchange Server, user can work with their mail data and messages even when mail server is not available. The altered mail data can automatically synchronize with Exchange Server mailbox when access to mail server is restored. Any damage to file present in Exchange Server does not affect OST file saved on hard drive. The ability to work in offline mode is useful to environment having untrustworthy internet connectivity.

Many a times you may have a problem in working on Outlook 2010 OST file. Whenever to open Outlook 2010 OST file on your computer, it may either freeze or terminate by itself. You might have some vital data which is not updated to Exchange Server mailbox. There are many other causes why users fail to access OST file in MS Outlook 2010 are given below:

  • Improper synchronization of Outlook OST file 2010 with exchange server results in corruption and makes OST file inaccessible
  • If any viruses present with email attachment that you download on Outlook OST file 2010, then complete OST file might become unreadable
  • Inappropriately terminating Outlook 2010 while shutting down your desktop may corrupt your OST file
  • When Outlook 2010 OST file exceeds maximum size limit then that file can get damaged and cannot view any content from oversized OST file

Sometimes, in-built repair app on system may fail to predict the above mentioned errors to fix corrupted Outlook OST file 2010. In such cases, you can make use of perfect Outlook repair tool.

Software to fix OST file in Outlook 2010:

Yodot Outlook PST Repair is the most recommended to know How to fix OST file in Outlook 2010 on Windows system. This tool easily fixes Outlook 2010 OST file and even PST file that is damaged due to various reasons. It can easily fix password protected, oversized, error showing or inaccessible Outlook 2003 data file. This application can fix Outlook data files that cannot be repaired using inbox repair tool provided by Microsoft. It can repair OST and PST files created on Outlook 2010 and other versions of Outlook like 2000, 2007, 2003 and 2013. This tool works with all computers installed with Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 operating systems.

Steps to fix OST file in Outlook 2010:

Download and install Yodot Outlook PST Repair software on your system. The main screen will show three options like ‘Open PST File’, Find PST File’ and ‘Select Outlook Profile’. Make your selection as per Outlook file location. Next you have to specify the location in which repaired OST file has to be saved. Now select any one scanning option from ‘Normal Scan ‘and Smart Scan’ and click on repair. When scanning process ends, you can view fixed file from destination.