OST file deletion is very different from OST file disabling. Where the OST file deletion deals with complete erasure of OST files, the OST file disabling has a simple task to knock-off the connection with the network connection. Disabling the OST files is a quite simple process. It requires users to follow few simple steps Continue reading Knowing All about OST file Disabling – An Intro to Manual Method
Every OST file has definite file size that maintains the saving space in Exchange Server and also in user’s system. For better system and Exchange Server functionality, it is always advised to set the OST file size maximum to 1 GB. Beyond 1 GB the system performance gets affected i.e. speed may get slow, low response time and some more ill effects. Continue reading Limiting or configure OST File Size limit – A Manual Method
Offline storage Files or OST – As the name indicates, it is created in an environment which is devoid of network connections. Sometimes we have done some sort of changes but we don’t recall that such changes are made in the OST files. These OST files are copied automatically when ever information is exchanges on Outlook platform. This goes as follows: The mail is exchanged between client and the server. In the server the original message is sent, while the user’s system entails a default copy of the OST files. After sometime, if the user wishes to make some changes in the corresponding OST files, then it can be made at the same time, even if the network connections are not enabled. Continue reading Learning all about OST files – A cascade to OST Introduction
OST files are located in the user’s system. But specifically where and how to access them becomes a question of grave concern. Sometimes users are so sceptical about them that they don’t wish to access OST files unless it is very much needed in the eleventh hour. When such situation arrives, at that point user starts looking for the possible location where the concerned OST file could be found. In the meantime, to look for the concerned OST file, the naive users tend to delete the real files instead of obsolete. Continue reading How to know OST file location? Get a brief concept
Export or Backup of Outlook settings are of utmost importance because we don’t have any ready-to-go backups in case of Outlook failure. The failure of Outlook platform is least expected but cannot be ignored at the same time. It could happen due to software anomalies or hardware peculiarity. To remain safe at our side, it is recommended to take backup of the account settings. Continue reading Witty Outlook Account Management Strategy – Exporting Outlook Account Settings
The awkward behavior shown by OST files sometimes chills the spine of the user. It happens generally in Exchange Server due to virus attack, unintentional deletion of user account and sometimes due to hardware anomalies. To get rid of such issue, user seeks repair or recovery of files using third-party tools. The assistance from third-party is OK, but what about reliability? The reliability is quite questionable. Continue reading Recreating MS Outlook OST files even after corruption
Alike every object in the binary system, MS Outlook too has limitations regarding saving the Outlook-linked files. With time, the space allocated to save the Outlook data files gets saturated and there comes a need to delete few of them to create ample of space for the new ones. To delete the mails from Outlook platform, simply take charge to move to ‘Deleted Items Folder’ and ‘Junk Email Folder’. By doing so you will be definitely being relieved and some space could be created to save them. Continue reading How to automatically delete junk folders and Deleted email folders in Outlook to create more drive space?
How to use scanost.exe to fix OST errors?
One of the most widely used email client is Microsoft Outlook which provides various features over its counterparts. MS Outlook stores its database in two formats PST (Personal Storage Table) and OST (Offline Storage Table). OST allows user to work with Outlook in offline mode. It stores all offline data which has been created when the user is working in the absence of Exchange Server and hence called its local storage area. User can work on OST file and modify its content in offline mode. This OST file gets synchronized automatically with Exchange server once it gets reconnected. Continue reading Use scanost.exe tool to repair corrupted OST file
Eseutil utility is one Exchange tool that has been developed specifically to tackle any kind of data disastrous situation encountered while using Microsoft Exchange Server. This situation could be the result of improper shutdown which in turn makes the database dirty. Eseutil handles such situation by defragmentation of the database offline. It further checks for the integrity of the database and at last repairs the damaged or lost database. It can be used for both soft recovery and hard recovery. Besides it is advised to always keep backup of the data, so that when any data crisis occurs this data can be easily restored. Continue reading How to perform recovery from Exchange Server with Eseutil command?
With mail being the quintessential mode of communication among professionals, the number of Outlook users is increasing day by day. Outlook manages the mails most effectively and hence most popular among email users. It stores Outlook files including mailbox files, contacts, email folders etc in Personalized Storage Table (PST) format. This PST file has a particular storage limit (2 GB) which is needed to be kept in mind as over-sized PST file results in various kinds of errors. With increase in the size of PST file, Outlook requires more resources to complete the task and hence it becomes slower and prone to errors. At times, while launching Outlook application user come across error which says “Cannot start Microsoft Office Outlook. Cannot open the Outlook Window.” This may be the result of either corrupted or over-sized PST file. Continue reading Repair corrupted Outlook PST file using Inbox Repair Tool