You tried to open Outlook OST file, but the file refuses to open and displays an error message stating “OST file cannot be opened”. You try to open the OST file by using certain methods such as – starting Outlook OST file in Safe Mode, turning off Compatibility Mode, and so on. But nothing works out and the OST file still refuses to open.
Outlook OST file might be corrupted and there could be various factors behind this. However, this doesn’t mean that you cannot access the OST file again. With the help of Remo Convert OST to PST software, fixing the OST file error is easy and quick.
Fix OST File cannot be Opened Error using Remo Convert OST to PST –
A quick solution to fix “OST file cannot be opened” error is by using Remo OST to PST Conversion tool. The software scans the corrupt OST file and only reads from the corrupt file, and then converts it into PST file. Thus the original OST file is not damaged further. Along with identifying the OST file issue and fixing the error, the program also recovers its attributes such as emails, tasks, contacts, notes, RSS feeds, etc.
Why do these errors occur? Mostly when you have left a group of contacts or an organization, you might not be able to access old mails from Microsoft Exchange Server or company mailbox. Also, even when your Outlook exchange server is deleted and your OST file is orphan and even when OST file is corrupt due to improper way of importing OST files, internet issues or due to some other factors these sort of errors may show up on Outlook 2010. In such circumstances when you try to get local copies of mails from Microsoft Exchange Server, you will not be allowed to access Outlook OST files. Therefore, you will get an error message “Outlook 2010 is in use and cannot be accessed”.
You can also make use of Remo Convert OST to PST software to fix OST file which exceeds the file size limit and also fix password protected file. The utility comes handy to convert both healthy and corrupted OST file created on Microsoft Exchange 5.0, 5.5, 2000, 2003, and so on, to Outlook PST. Even encrypted OST files can be converted with ease.
Causes for OST File cannot be Opened Error –
So when Outlook OST file refuses to open, Remo Convert OST to PST software comes to your rescue. In just few minutes, the application fixes OST file error and lets you access all your Outlook data that you saved offline. Moreover, after conversion, the Outlook attributes retain their original folder structure and you can access the mails from the new converted PST file.