Repair OST File in Outlook 2007

OST is an offline storage table folder used in Microsoft Outlook. Offline folder enables the user to work without internet connectivity and then synchronize the changes made on the file to the exchange server after establishing the connection. Like PST file it also contains emails, contacts, journals, RSS feeds, etc. Outlook 2007 is also a well-known emails client in which you can use OST file. But there are many scenarios where the Outlook OST file may get corrupt and causes loss of important data. In order to get back all lost data from Outlook, you need to repair corrupted OST file. You can use OST repair program for repairing Outlook OST file in Outlook 2007. It is also possible to repair Outlook archive PST file by using PST repair program.

Reasons behind OST file corruption

  • There are certain viruses which may corrupt OST file and makes it inaccessible. Always use quality antivirus software to ward off your computer from such viruses.
  • Usually, people will close Outlook by saving all the changes made on Outlook file. However, if the Outlook is closed abruptly while some task is performing in the background, then the OST file may get damaged.
  • Errors while synchronizing OST file to Exchange server may result in OST file corruption.
  • One more reason is the oversized OST file. For example, the OST file size in Outlook 2002 is 2 GB, if you have exceeded this limit, then the OS file will get corrupt automatically. If you want to repair PST file that is bigger than 2 GB, then you can read here.

Once the OST file is corrupted, you cannot access any data from your Outlook profile. It may affect seriously on your business or project work if you have lost the respective emails. To save your lost Outlook information, you have only one option i.e. OST repair program.

This software can help you to resolve all errors that are getting from the corrupted OST file. You can use this software to repair OST file when you are getting the following errors:

  • Cannot open email folders
  • The .OST is not an offline folder file
  • Encountered number of conflict items
  • Errors occurred while synchronizing Exchange server mailbox to your OST file

Whatever may be the error you have received from corrupted OST file, you can repair it by using OST repair program. This software is competent to fix corrupt OST file as well as recovers all Outlook items from this file.

It is developed with a more advanced technology than the Inbox repair tool scanpst.exe. To repair OST file, first it will scan that file and gives the Output with a list of data stored in it. It can retrieve all information from corrupted OST file without destroying the original data because it is a read-only application. It is also possible to find permanently deleted emails by using this software. It has many advanced features like smart scan and advanced scan methods. You can perform OST repair without getting any problems because it has a userfriendly interface. You can also get a demo version of this software, to estimate OST repair results before purchase. You can also get the software to repair PST file in Outlook 2010, by visiting the link -

Procedure to fix Outlook 2007 OST file

Step1: Run repair software on your computer and click on “SELECT OUTLOOK PROFILE” option from the main page as shown in Figure 1.

Repairing Outlook OST File in Outlook 2007 - Main Page

Figure 1. Main Page

Step2: Then click on “Browse” button to locate OST file that needs to be repaired and click on “Next” button as shown in Figure 2.

Repairing Outlook OST File in Outlook 2007 - Browse OST File

Figure 2. Browse OST File

Step3: After executing all required repair steps, lastly you will get the preview of recovered Outlook items as shown in Figure 3.

Repairing Outlook OST File in Outlook 2007 - Preview Screen

Figure 3. Preview Screen