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anyway to repair corrupt ost files for all users

We had an issue with the exchange server(2010) and now all users cant receive email in outlook 2010 but they can send mail. Email works fine via owa. There appears to be an issue with the users ost files.
If we recreate the ost file then all works just fine. Is there anyway to do this for all of the users without having to go visit each computer?
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chris_martin62Commented:
try this
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\scanost.exe
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rindiCommented:
Just delete the Ost file, it'll get recreated when outlook starts. On PC's that are stationary inside the company I would disable cache mode so no ost would be needed.
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vmichAuthor Commented:
There are about 400 users and I dont want to have to visit each one if there is anyway to avoid that.
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chris_martin62Commented:
write logon script to exicute the program.

Or delete the ost file using a logon script.
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rindiCommented:
You should be able to delete the files via Remote Desktop, or add the delete command via login script.
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vmichAuthor Commented:
Is scanost.exe for ost files and does it come with outlook 2010?
I cant seem to find it.
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vmichAuthor Commented:
Scanost.exe was removed from outlook 2010...

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/983036
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vmichAuthor Commented:
Chris that link does not do open up. Is there another?
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chris_martin62Commented:
heres a batch file you can put at login to delete the ost file. it will only run once or should. I put my username since i was testing it you may want to change it or edit as needed but you will need to replace cmartin.
@ echo off
IF EXIST "C:\Users\cmartin\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\delete\" GOTO ENDNOW
del C:\Users\cmartin\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\outlook.ost
:ENDNOW
md C:\Users\cmartin\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\delete\
pause

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chris_martin62Commented:
its opening for me hummmm.
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chris_martin62Commented:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/repair-outlook-data-files-pst-and-ost-HA010354964.aspx

try again.

if not google "repair ost file outlook 2010" it should be one of the first.
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chris_martin62Commented:
just thought about it that script is for windows 7
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vmichAuthor Commented:
thanks
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