Sometime due to some error, Microsoft outlook can't find OST file. This could happen due to slight changes in outlook settings and you will start getting "Outlook cannot find OST file" error in outlook. You could face this problem in any perfectly running system and outlook of any version. Here is the best thing to do never do any modifications in settings even accidentally. But if you are facing this problem and you want to fix this error, you should use OST to PST converter software a handy tool which will help you to find .ost files and scan them and convert them to pst files to keep your mail data safe.
If your outlook is configured with POP mailing server, the mailbox data file is known as PST file (Personal Storage Table) and for Exchange Server the mail data file is .OST file (Offline Storage Table). Microsoft Outlook saves all these data to your local storage in the directory where the Outlook is installed.
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Converting OST to PST
The best way to convert outlook ost file to outlook pst file format is to use a third party OST to PST converter software. We recommend you to try vMail OST to PST converter software form V Software. This OST to PST converter tool is very easy to use with user-friendly interface. vMail OST to PST converter easily found damaged or corrupted OST file by scanning them and convert those files to PST files and you can save converted data to your desired location. After that, you can use these converted pst files to import in outlook and access your mail data. OST to PST converter can convert any size of OST file to PST files. This tool can also convert ost file to PST, MSG, EML, HTML, PDF, and MBOX file formats. vMail OST to PST converter supports outlook version 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002, 2000 OST files.

Get the tool from here- http://download.cnet.com/vMail-OST-to-PST-Converter-Software/3000-2369_4-77746438.html
 
There are lots of professional OST to PST conversion software available in the market that can easily convert OST file to PST file. The software also allows you to repair badly damaged OST file and recover the stored data, including emails and their attachments without making any change in original data. To know more about the software, visit: https://www.convertosttopstfree.org/en/
 

selvi

Member
Hi
The best possible solution to open OST files in Microsoft Outlook is by converting them from OST to PST format using any converter tool. This is the simple and basic method for the files to open smoothly without any effort.

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Thanks
Selvi
 
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Clark

New Member
Hi,
Can you explain your issue in brief so that I can help you in better way. If your Outlook fails to open OST file then there might corruption issues in your OST file. I would recommend you to use Microsoft Inbox Repair utility(Scanpst.exe) to repair corrupt OST file as It's a free utility suggested by Microsoft to fix corruption issues of OST file. However, this utility gets fail if there exist major corruption issue. In this case, you can pick any reliable OST repair tool to solve your issue. With the help of this tool, you can recover OST file in your own guidence as tool does not require any extra technical skill.

Hope it might solve your issue!!
 
Exchange OST Recovery, a powerful and effective third party software, capable to recover and convert single or multiple mailboxes from OST to PST in a single attempt. Users can also restore the recovered data into, EML, MSG, MBOX and DBX file formats. Free evaluation version of the software is also available to download at- http://www.outlooktools.org/ost-recovery.html
 

anthony34

Member
Already somemembers posted good source and suggestion to get rid of this issue. But when i got similar issue then that blog post helped me a lot to resolve this issue. There are more than one solutions posted here and solution 2, i tried and it worked for me.
 
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