Convert OST to PST

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Microsoft Outlook
There is no method to recover .OST file. But my friend said to me about transformation OST to PST. Someone knows how to do it?

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It seems your OST file is corrupted and you want to recover data from that corrupt OST file. Try Scanpst.exe utility to repair or recover your corrupt file. This utility will repair your corrupt file and produces a healthy file after repairing its data but during the process of repairing corrupt data it also removes corrupt part and produces a healthy file. Hence it results in data loss as well as this tool require high level of technical expertise. If you want to export OST to PST then you can use different solutions to do this task as well.

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  • Subhendu Sen
    You can try with ost integrity check tool/scanost.exe to repair the same. However, it depends on OL version also.
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  • KumarSandeep
    Firstly if you want to recover OST file than you can use Microsoft Inbuilt Tool scanOST.exe. It scans OST file for errors and repairs it.
    However if you want to convert OST to PST you can use manual method.One of the easiest way is to export OST data in PST file
    • Open Outlook and go to File Menu
    • Go to account settings and click new. This will create a new PST file
    • Now Copy the data from old OST file and paste it in PST file.
    This way your OST data is exported to PST file.
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  • 8586virat
    • Open Microsoft Outlook.
    • Click the File menu.
    • Choose the Import and Export Wizard or press 't'.
    • Click the Export to a file option from the list >>Next.
    • Select Personal File Folder (.pst) >>Next.
    • Choose the Items to be exported or Click on parent root and check the Include subfolders option.
    • Browse and choose the target folder to save the items.
    • Finish.

    The above method is based on Microsoft Office 2003 Professional Edition. Options may vary in Microsoft Office other versions.

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  • bobmaria57
    You can simply try Scanost.exe tool to recover your corrupt or inaccessible Outlook OST file.
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  • ToddN2000
    You can also try the answer post to this site a while back found here
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  • Eddie0amell

    You can convert OST file to PST by Import & Export feature of Microsoft, please follow the given steps:

    Step 1: Launch Microsoft Outlook on your system.

    Step 2: Click File tab, then click Open > Import.

    Step 3: In Import and Export Wizard, choose an action to perform: Export to a file. click Next.

    Step 4: Now select Outlook data file (.pst) in the list, and click Next .

    Step 5: Select the mailbox folder that you want to export from. click Next .

    Step 6: Now you can see the selected PST file. Also, you can check other options given there. Click Finish to start the process.

    Step 7: Within a couple of minutes the process is completed. You can now check the new Outlook data file at the location you defined earlier.

    If this method doesn't work then download the OPT to PST Converter of Sysinfotools from the internet.

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  • johnkerrytech
    Read this forums:
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