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How to convert an .ost to a .pst ?

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What the easiest way to do this?

I dont have exchange and Im working on getting email back from a .ost.

I need to convert it to a .pst

thanks
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by:fcek
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Pref free !
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by:Suliman Abu Kharroub
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Usinig outlook  you can export ost  to pst file.
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Alan Hardisty earned 500 total points
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Google "convert ost to pst free" and take your pick.

Not tried a free one before, but I have a paid for version http://www.nucleustechnologies.com/exchange-ost-recovery.html which works very well.

Alan
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by:Akhater
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If the OST is still accessible from outlook then your best bet is to simply use outlook to export it.

If it is a "Disconnected" ost or, in other terms, that doesn't open in outlook anymore I know not of any free solution that is worth it.

I second Alan for Nucleus one I have the paid version too and it works great
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by:fcek
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http://www.nucleustechnologies.com/exchange-ost-recovery.html

Looks good.

Im running it now on a 16 gig .ost and so far so good.

Anyone have a discount code for it? Its quite pricey.
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by:Alan Hardisty
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Sorry - not aware of any discounts available.
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by:chcw
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You may also consider the alternative options since there are a lot of OST to PST conversion tools. Below is a rather complete list of them:

http://www.datanumen.com/aexr/compare.htm

Among them, the only free tool is "OST2PST 2.1". I can find it several years ago. Not sure if it is still available online.
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