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Recover Outlook

Best Software to Restore OST File

It is very interesting to manage email account with MS Outlook as it makes email communication more captivating by adding advanced features to it. Most adventurous feature with Outlook is, if you have not connected your computer with internet, still you can access emails on Offline Outlook data file, usually knows as OST file. Although, Outlook is very secure and facilitating application however, you can trapped in an undesired situation where you may find Outlook emails inaccessible because of OST file is corrupted or damaged. Seeing as you have number of crucial emails, which you may need at instance for particular purpose, it becomes a crucial issue to restore OST file. To make it happen successfully, it is important to employ an effective application like Recover Outlook. It is an incredible tool, empowered with advanced auto repair mechanism to resolve Outlook OST and PST file related issues.

Most of Outlook users lose access to Outlook OST data because of some common factors regarding OST file corruption. Circumstances, in which you find emails, attachments, contacts and other Outlook items inaccessible, are generally improper MS Outlook upgrade operation, abrupt termination of Outlook, virus invasion, Outlook crash etc. When user switches from an Outlook version to other version for example Outlook 2007 to 2010, it is required to back up Outlook data to existing Outlook environment. During data backup process, all templates, settings, signatures and other important attributes should be covered properly. If Outlook data is not backed up properly, it may lead to corrupting PST or OST file items.

Corruption to PST file header is also a considerable fact, which tends to making OST file inaccessible. Header file contains crucial Meta data related to respective file that is needed to access particular file data. Main reasons behind PST file header corruption are power outages and virus infection. If you are reading or composing emails or accessing other OST folders on Outlook and at that instance, computer system gets turn off because of abrupt current failure, it may lead to damaging or corrupting header file and then you cannot access Outlook contacts, emails, appointments etc. To get back Outlook contacts after PST header corruption, you can make use of this software.

Improper quit from outlook application can also reflect undesired effect on OST data. Therefore, you should terminate Outlook program after closing files properly to avoid undesired changes on Outlook OST items. In addition to these factors, hard disk bad sectors, malfunctioning MS Outlook program after improper installation, oversized PST file etc are also equally responsible for making OST file items inaccessible.

Recover Outlook is a non-destructive, easy to operate application comes with interactive GUI by which a novice user can also repair corrupted, damaged or broken PST and OST file on different MS Outlook versions, which are Outlook 2000 and its above. It can be utilized on all proffered Windows operating system platforms to restore lost or deleted emails, notes, attachments, journals and other Outlook folders. If you want to use this software to undeleted Outlook Deleted Items folder, please go through the link http://www.recoveroutlook.net/deleted-items.html

Steps to Restore Outlook OST File:

Step 1: Install and run the software on your system. You will find three options being displayed on the main screen, these are "Open PST File", "Find PST File" and "Select Outlook Profile" as illustrated in Fig 1. Choose the appropriate option according to your requirement.

Restore OST - Main Screen

Fig 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Select the corrupted PST file related to OST data using "Browse" button as illustrated in Fig 2 and click on "Next" tab to proceed further.

Restore OST - Browse to Select the PST File

Fig 2: Browse to Select the PST File

Step 3: Now select "Normal Scan" or "Smart Scan" method and then click on "Repair" button as illustrated in Fig 3.

Restore OST - Scanning Mode Selection

Fig 3: Scanning Mode Selection

Step 4: Upon completion of the recovery process, you can view a brief summary of retrieved data and import the PST file to retrieve lost Outlook data as illustrated in Fig 4.

Restore OST - Preview Result

Fig 4: Preview Result