File Recovery

How Creating a New OST File Can Resolve Synchronization Issues

While working with offline folder files or OST files, you occasionally face synchronization problems that can only be resolved by creating a new OST file. However, one has to be careful that no data is lost in the process or that one does not end up damaging the information in the Exchange Server mailbox. Our article looks at how to create a new OST file so as to resolve synchronization issues. If you have been using the offline folder feature in Outlook, you would have found it to be a very...

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Ensuring that Cached Mode Works Well in Outlook

With the introduction of the Cached Exchange Mode in Outlook 2003, Microsoft Outlook has now made it much easier for users to work offline and without the fear of interruptions. However, it can consume a large amount of system resources and to ensure that the entire network operates smoothly, there are some considerations to bear in mind. The Cached Exchange Mode available in Outlook 2003, 2007 and 2010 is an improved version of the offline folders feature in Outlook but a whole lot easier...

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Effectively Managing the Size of Your Mailbox

As the size of the Outlook mailbox continues to grow, you will notice a definite degradation in the performance of Outlook. This could be because the application takes time in accessing items from a large file or because there is some gradual corruption that is taking place in the OST file. By managing the size of the mailbox, you can make Outlook work more efficiently and avoid corruption in the OST file. You cannot prevent your Microsoft Outlook from continuously growing in size as you...

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