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An OST to PST Conversion tool like no other

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If you're here because you are facing any difficulty in accessing your OST data then you are in right place as I am going to introduce you to the all powerful OST to PST Converter from EdbMails. What makes EdbMails standout from other similar offerings is its its speed of export thanks to advanced  algorithms that run behind the scenes and invoke deep scanning to effective recover and restore every last bit of information from the OST file.

Outlook OST File location :

OST files are generally created when the Outlook runs in cached mode but if you're are facing a situation like mentioned above wherein you'd need to convert OST to PST then you'll want to know the location of OST file. Although this can vary depending on the version of Outlook you are running, here are some pointers.

In newer Outlook versions C:\Users\\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook

In Windows 7 and Windows Vista: C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook

In earlier windows versions:

C:\Documents and Settings\user\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook

Here's why OST to PST Conversion is necessary:

Some of the circumstances that could lead to OST corruption and inaccessibility of data within are listed below : -

Outlook profile corruption.

Outlook didn't synchronize properly for some reason or the other

Need to move mailboxes between systems.

 

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Some OST to PST Conversion techniques

If your OST file is inaccessible or Outlook shows some error trying to access it then the best way out would be to convert it to PST as Outlook PST files can then be imported back into Outlook easily to access all mailbox data from original OST.

1. Import/Export Feature of Outlook

This is a nifty little trick to know as Outlook import/export tool can help easily convert OST to PST. Here's how to do it: -

Open Outlook

Go to File -Open and Export- Import/Export

Select "Export to a File" from the window that opens and click on Next.

Select Outlook Data File(.pst) and proceed.

Select the location where you want to keep the PST files.

There is no guarantee that this method  will work especially if the OST heavily corrupted.

2. Use a reliable third party OST to PST Converter  

When thousands of exchange admins across the world recommend  a tool then its hard to give it a miss - the EdbMails OST to PST Converter is unanimously hailed by most of the veteran IT admin fraternity as the best OST Recovery tool out there. This is partly due to it being value for money and partly because its very reliable. The additional options you get with OST to PST Converter like direct OST migration to Office 365 and exchange server makes this tool a one stop solution for all your outlook OST recovery needs.

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