Microsoft Exchange Server crash abandons the access from Outlook Anywhere or Outlook Web App. Then Office Outlook is the only reliable source that consist the information of Exchange Server user mailbox. However, Exchange Sever information store data is stored in Outlook.OST file for each user account. Outlook.OST file is an offline file and is encrypted by Exchange server, this generate the need to convert OST2PST for Outlook.
Office Outlook when configured with MS Exchange server creates OST file but if the access to pre-configured mailbox is lost OST file becomes corrupted or unreadable. Remove internal errors from .OST file by the latest version OST2PST.exe. Although, Microsoft provides scanost.exe as inbuilt utility to repair OST 2 PST in Outlook but due to higher amount of corruption this free applications fails to work adequately.
Manual Method using ScanOST.exe & Risks:
1. Find the ScanOST.exe from following location and run.
2. Select the path of OST file from the local system.
Resultant: If Outlook.OST file is not properly configure with its Exchange mailbox then it will be digitally encrypted & later will get corrupted. In these situations Sacn.OST fails to repair & convert OST2PST file as it is limited to recover tiny logical errors.
Automatic Method - Faster & Safer: Use OST to PST converter software that runs automatic scanning process to scan .OST file. Later perform OST2PST conversion from an offline folder file to Outlook data file.
Freeware version is released for users to freely interact with software features and functions. Free version of the software is made to preview data from OST file. Right after the satisfaction with tool's performance you can buy the full version of OST2PST tool.
"Our organization recently switched from Office Outlook to Outlook Express and required to access the data from OST file to EML file. But we used OST Converter i.e. recommended by you. Only this software made it possible to access OST file data over other email clients like: Thunderbird & Outlook Express."