OST and PST both are used in MS Outlook where OST stands for Offline Storage Table and PST for Personal Storage Table. As the name defines that OST, is an offline folder which is used to save the exchange server data. You can use OST file, when you are not connected with the server. Whereas, PST files are used to store the email data in a system such as calendar, contacts, notes, tasks, etc. The main difference between the PST files is used for “actual” storage and OST files are used for “cached” storage.
Shortcut Virus is a new virus that enters in your computer/USB/SD card automatically and converts your content into a shortcut format. This virus hides or replaces the original content from the folder and hence, due to this you are unable to access the data in the folder. The main causes of such virus are Internet, USB storage, any third party tool, online download files, exchanging data from the infected system to another, etc. And, when you try to access any such files or folder Windows will show you an error message as “shortcut missing”. But, the truth is that the files are still saved in the certain portion of the storage device.
As we all know about a universal fact that no computer file is immune to corruption, we should take timely back up to save our crucial data from any unwanted situation like virus attack, hardware failure or system crash, OS malfunctioning, etc. BKF files are sort of back-up copies created using NT-Backup utility which is an inbuilt tool that comes featured with most versions of Windows operating systems including Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.
Microsoft SQL is a RDMS (relational database management system) developed by Microsoft that is widely used at corporate and enterprises level to effectively manage database. MS SQL increases the robust performances of the software by retrieving data by means of SQL queries as it is mostly used in back-end connectivity with the software user- interface. Extensively used by software developers and data architect, MS SQL gives wide range of advanced features and functionalities for data modeling and normalization of raw information.
Microsoft excel is an indispensable software application by Microsoft office suite, that is powerful enough to accomplish maximum task on electronic spreadsheet. It can make lot of complex calculations tasks easier with illustrative graphics. Sometimes, while working on the excel sheet the data gets corrupted due to many common reason such as software failure, hardware failure, user fault, etc. Hence, in such cases you will repair your data with the help of below mentioned manual methods.
Email client IBM Lotus Notes is a powerful email messaging platform by IBM used extensively at corporate level for business email communication that is endowed with advanced enhanced security features. In some cases we have to access IBM Notes items which are stored in NSF database file in Outlook for windows i.e. MS Outlook by Microsoft that find maximum use at enterprise level owing to its cost effective email communication.
MS Outlook is the most widely used email system from Microsoft that is extensively used at corporate level for all kind of business level communication. It has been used since the mid -1990s to enable the end users to create local archives of their server-based email. MS Outlook email app can pose accessibility issues owing to two causes like corruption or password protection. Outlook PST file used to store the data in a system in the form of messages, tasks, calendar, notes, etc.