OST to Windows Live Mail Software
Import OST File into Windows Live Mail with No Trouble

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Now transferring emails from OST to Windows Live Mail is easy and straightforward with OST to Windows Live Mail Converter. The application is advance which is programmed with multifaceted features and allow users of any professional to utilize and enjoy the functionalities of the tool without taking support from technical expertise. Follow the below steps to implement the process successfully.


Convert OST File to Windows Live Mail Format

Just download OST file converter, which allows to migrate Outlook OST to Windows Live Mail format as Windows Live Mail format can be imported to Windows Live Mail without any error message. It is a simple to use software which can be easily operate by both technical as well as non-technical users and it maintains email attachments during the migration process. It is technically advanced utility as it comes with several advanced features.

After download and install, run OST to Windows Live Mail converter and convert OST files to Windows Live Mail format as shown in screenshot.

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Import OST to Windows Live Mail

There can be many personal and professional reasons due to which users move their emails from one platform into another. In such type of situations, the only given application can troubleshoot the problem and give way the projected outcome easily. Moreover, as Windows 10 is the new and the last version that Microsoft has introduced, so there are many users who are switching from old edition OST to Windows 8 Mail.

  • MS Outlook email client might be uninstalled
  • MS Exchange server environment is not available anymore
  • User may not wish to buy MS Office suite to install Outlook setup
  • Need to use free inbuilt mail client in spite of using paid edition

Now Import Resultant File(s) to Windows Live Mail

One OST data is converted to WLM format, users can simply import it to Windows Live Mail by following few steps as showing in screenshot.

  1. Run Windows Live Mail email application
  2. Go to File << Import Messages << Windows Live Mail
  3. Click on Browse button to select email folder from your computer
  4. Click on Next button to start the process, at last press Finish button

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— More Details to import OST to Windows 8 Mail —

Users Query - “Why do I get the error ‘access denied’ repeatedly while using my OST profile? “I have been using MS Outlook with Exchange from long time. Recently, I added another profile to my Outlook and when try to access it, error message display suddenly – File access is denied. Why I am receiving it and how will I resolve this issue?”

Trouble-free Solution - While using two OST profiles, access to one of the profile is denied, then it would be due to consistency issue, loss of integrity and etc. When a user creates new profile, some logical errors happened unknowingly by a user which generates an error for OST profile. Also, this could be the outcome of incorrect OST file location or when the file is – Read-Only marked.

  • Run Outlook client as an administrator
  • Check whether the file attributes of OST are marked as Read-Only and uncheck the option, if selected
  • Confirm that full access controls are permitted to the user - Check Security for OST file Properties
  • Try renaming the OST profile and reopen it in Outlook
  • Lastly, you can check and resolve the integrity issue for the OST profile if it exists by using Scanpst.exe tool

The OST file location differs as per the version of the Microsoft Outlook. Based on the Outlook edition, the location of OST files are mentioned below:

Outlook 2010 and upper editions

In Windows Vista, Windows 7/8 /8.1/ 10
In Windows XP
drive:\Users\user_name\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook

Outlook 2007

In Windows Vista
drive: \Users\user\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook
In Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP
drive: \Documents and Settings\user\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook

  • Perfect application to import OST Exchange to WLM with accurate items
  • Data integrity is assured by the tool during OST mail to Live Mail conversion
  • Option to batch convert OST to Windows Live Mail email client with attachments
  • Allow to save the converted data at desired location
  • It is not necessary that MS Outlook must be installed on the system to execute the process
  • Easily runs on all versions of Windows OS including Win 10
  • Offers multiple file naming conventions to save the resultant data as per need
  • Convert OST to Windows Live Mail including contacts, calendars, journals, etc.
  • Supports different OST encryption types i.e. No Encryption, Compressible Encryption & High Encryption.


Words of Clients

What an excellent application for converting OST emails into Windows Live Mail format. I have done successful transfer of multiple OST files to WLM email file type with precise mailbox items in seconds. Thank you guys for developing such a wonderful utility.

- Changchang, China

Thank you developers for creating such strong and reliable OST email migration solution which really worked with all versions of Outlook OST format and perform successful conversion from orphaned OST file to Live Mail. I will surely recommend this application to others also.

- Mason, United States

I was looking for a tool which can convert OST to Windows 8 Mail. Finally I got this application and I am so amazed by seeing the functionality and the working of the tool that I can’t even express. It is a must try utility.

- Logan, United Kingdom

Simple method for transferring email messages from OST (Offline Storage Table) to Windows 8 Mail within few steps

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