“I am getting an error message that I could not open email folders as the folder is not an offline folder, when I am trying to open my Outlook profile. I am puzzled, how could I get this error? What can I do to access my important mails and other attributes saved in Outlook 2003 PST file?”

Don’t panic! In such situations you can get back access to data in PST file by converting OST file to PST file by fixing the issues with the OST file using OST to PST Converter software as, this is the problem caused due to OST file corruption.

You can hardly imagine a world without instant messaging and email communication. Any field, be it home or office it’s hard to imagine that it doesn’t use the services of emails and messaging applications. One application that has survived in the world of email communication is MS Office Outlook. According to a recent study conducted, Microsoft Outlook happens to be the most used email client by both professional and personal communication.

Outlook is developed by Microsoft, which is one of the most reputed names in industry. The Microsoft Outlook application exists in several versions, let us consider Outlook 2003. Similar to other versions, MS Outlook 2003 contains two data files such as OST (offline mode) and PST (online mode). As Outlook offers users to perform certain tasks in offline mode (in the absence of internet), when network connection resumes, the synchronization process takes place between Exchange Server and the data of OST file will be shared to the PST file successfully to work in online mode. But, during the synchronization process if any communication errors or interruptions occurs then there is a chance of OST file corruption.  Hence, you can get back access to data in PST file by converting OST to PST Outlook 2003 OST to PST Converter software as it fix the issues with OST during conversion.



Causes that lead to corruption of OST file while converting OST to PST Outlook 2003:

  • Exceeding maximum size limit corrupts OST file. You need to keep cleaning Outlook file by removing junk data in it and compact the file.
  • When OST file is infected by viruses, the file gets corrupt and you will lose access to the attributes of PST files as it refuses to open.

In such circumstances, Microsoft Outlook won’t allow users to access their Outlook profile containing valuable information. In order to overcome troubles related to OST files, users have to fix OST file by converting it to compatible PST file. You can resolve this kind of difficulties using OST to PST Converter software. It is the best software for all the professionals who have encountered Microsoft Outlook 2003 OST file corruption as result of the scenarios that are mentioned above. This software is designed with most effective graphical user interface for OST to PST conversion Windows mail, i.e. you can easily convert and restore Exchange mailbox items like mails, contacts, notes, archive folder and other items from corrupt Microsoft 2003 OST file. The special feature of the software is that it is a read only application which ensures that no damage is done to the original OST file structure during the conversion process. Other than Exchange 2003 OST file, this tool supports the conversion of MS Exchange 5.0, 5.5, 2000, 2007, and Exchange 2010 on Windows OS respectively. This program also convert .OST to .PST Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013 etc. Hence, it is one of the best tools to covert OST to PST outlook 2003.

Steps to convert OST to PST Outlook 2003 using OST to PST Converter:

Step 1: Download and Install the demo version of the software and Run the software. From the main screen click on "Open OST File" or "Find OST File" option to convert OST to PST Outlook 2003.

Converting OST to PST Outlook 2003 - Main  Screen

Fig 1: Main Page



Step 2: From this Window select the "Browse" button and browse for your OST file.

Converting OST to PST Outlook 2003 - Browse OST File Screen

Fig 2: Browse OST File

Step 3: Choose the destination path to store your converted PST file after the OST convertion and then click on "Convert" button.

Converting OST to PST Outlook 2003 - Select Destination

Fig 3: Select Destination Path

Step 4: Finally, after the conversion the software displays a sucess message about the OST conversion process.

Converting OST to PST Outlook 2003- Sucess Message Screen

Fig 4: Result Screen