In MS Outlook, OST file is an off-line folder file which enables user to work in off-line mode. With the ability to work off-line, OST file becomes most useful data file in MS Outlook. It continues synchronizing with Exchange server for the latest updates done over the file.
Along with the convenience, OST file also creates difficulty when users are encountered with the message Encounter a large number of conflicts items in your offline folder (.ost) file while working on OST file. This message clearly indicates that OST file is corrupt. To overcome such OST file error a user can follow the directions to fix the error.
First of all, check for the Exchange email account settings in Outlook, whether, Outlook can connect to Exchange or not. Now, reboot Outlook and send/ receive emails. It will create a new OST File associated with Outlook account.
A user can delete and create a new Outlook profile if the above solution does not work.
- Exit from MS Outlook
- Click Start and go to Control Panel
- Click on Mail and click Show Profile on Mail Setup dialog box
- Find incorrect profiles and remove it
- After removing all incorrect profiles, Click Add to create new profile
- Now Start Outlook and re-synchronize with Exchange server
However, there comes a time when fixing such OST error turns into a panic situation. Users go to opt for various methods, but cannot able to find the solution. At that moment, third party tool like OST to PST works generously to solve out OST file error.
It converts corrupt OST file into easy accessible PST file utilizing file conversion algorithm. It recovers all OST content including emails, contacts, tasks, attachments and other. Thus, it is better known as OST recovery software. It is developed for Microsoft Exchange Server 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2000, 5.5 and 5.0 and MS Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002, 2000, 98 and 97. For more information visit here:- http://www.nucleustechnologies.com/exchange-ost-recovery.html