In today scenario, Microsoft Outlook is widely used by millions of customers to establish flawless communication. Now Outlook is used in conjunction of Exchange Server to increase business growth. An OST file is created when Outlook and Exchange Server works collaboratively and cache exchange mode of Outlook is enable. One extraordinary benefit using OST is that it allows us to work offline and permits to continues with work even in downtime of Exchange Server.
However, due to several causes OST file gets corrupt frequently and show few error codes whenever a user try to access Outlook profile or when the OST file gets corrupted. It produces some error on Outlook screen - "Encounter a large number of conflict items with OST file"
If system reports large numbers of conflicts items with OST file then the main causes behind this error is corruption issues in OST file. Sometimes interruptions in power failure, oversized ost file, hardware and software failures, virus infections may damage integrity of OST file and OST file gets corrupted.
Yes, Microsoft Outlook offers OST Integrity Check tool to repair OST file of Outlook 2007, 2003 and Outlook 2002 versions. But if you are using Outlook 2010 and later versions of Outlook then you need to choose Inbox Repair tool to repair Outlook OST file. Inbox Repair tool can be used to repair OST/PST file also. Before running this tool make sure that you need to close all running application. Once repairing process is completed, rename the new file and then restart Outlook.
You can find the inbox repair tool in following location;
Firstly run the Scanpst.Exe utility in your machine and browse the OST file have to repair and click the “Start button” to repair Outlook data file.
However, it has noticed that Inbox Repair tool will repair damaged OST file but during the process of repairing it removes corrupted parts of file and produces a healthy OST file. Although it’s a free utility but becomes time consuming and results are not reliable.Therefore, try a Fix tool to repair OST file having large number of conflicts items. This software uses troubleshooting algorithm to repair OST file data and saves data into PST or other desired formats.