Converting OST to PST File

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claud.griffin

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Outlook 2010 64 bit
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Exchange Server 2010
I have a user's old OST file that I need to convert to a PST file so I can search for missing emails. Or any other way that would enable me to perform this task. Uses Outlook 2007.
 

Diane Poremsky

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If the profile that created the ost was just recently deleted, you can use system restore to bring it back then export the account to a pst file. If the profile is no longer available, you'll need to use an ost to pst recovery utility. I have a list of utilities at Convert an Offline File (.ost) to a Personal File (.pst) - note that there are a lot of ost to pst utilities available but many are just rebranded versions of the utilities on that page.
 

christian.pedersen

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Outlook 2010 64 bit
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Exchange Server
Is the user still active in Exchange ? If YES then Follow given some instruction: IN Outlook 2007.
Tools -> Account Settings -> Email account -> More settings -> Advanced tab -> select Use Cached Exchange
Mode --> Click Offline Folder File Settings -> Browse to .OST file then restart Outlook. open your OST file
After restart outlook,
File -> Import and Export -> Export to a file -> .pst file.
Also see this site for help...
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Diane Poremsky

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This thread is locked because it is attracting too many spammers. Sorry!
 
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