PST File Recovery

Know how to recover PST file

Hi there..! I am stuck up in a situation that was not planned by me. In order to increase the efficiency of my system, I formatted my computer. Knowing the fact, that formatting erases data. I copied all important files and folders in external drive and formatted my system. But..! I forgot that I configured my internet account to Outlook and need to take back up of my Outlook account (PST file). Now I am desperate to recover deleted PST file, as it contained all my important mails, remainders, contacts, journals, etc., which is required to carry out my daily work. So, any sort of help regarding PST file recovery is highly appreciated.

This kind of mistake tends to happen, as you might be in some swing mood and commit this blunder. However, you need not to be much worried about, as there are several options using which you can restore deleted PST file on your Windows computer. Before that, let’s know about Outlook and PST file in brief.

Microsoft Outlook PST file:

Outlook is popular email client that is developed by Microsoft Corporation and PST file is heart and soul of MS Outlook, as it is responsible for storing all the Outlook information. Outlook PST is nothing but the abbreviation of Personal Storage Table and stores data like emails (Inbox mails, Sent items, Junk emails), Drafts, Deleted items, Tasks, Notes, Calendar events, Journals, etc. PST file of various Outlook versions have different storage capabilities such as Outlook 2000 PST file has a storage limit up to 2GB but in Outlook 2010 it’s been increased up to 50GB.

Circumstances for losing PST file…

Corruption of hard drive: Corruption of hard drive may become a reason for losing PST file. At times because of some unwanted changes made to boot sector or file system of drive your hard drive. It turns inaccessible or gets corrupt resulting in loss of PST file.

Accidental deletion: You may delete PST file in process of copying it from one location to another. There are chances that you click on delete button instead of copy and delete Outlook PST file unknowingly.

How to recover PST file..?

There are many users who know how to use a PST file, but there are very few who know how to recover PST file. Don’t worry..! Using Remo Recover you can also become one among few by recovering each and every bit of your PST file. Software is well organized with strong and efficient recovery programs because of which you can restore deleted PST file from all MS Outlook versions. Tool ingeniously scans the complete hard drive and recover MS Outlook file along with its attribute in few couple of minutes. However, in case you use any other unreliable data recovery app to do the job, then the recovered Outlook data file may not get restored correctly and might turn up corrupted. If that's the case the make use of Remo Repair PST tool to repair corrupted Outlook PST file. The elite Outlook repair software will reliably fix all issues in the PST / OST file and make use usable within minutes.

Some major features of Remo Recover..!

  • Software is completely free from dangerous virus and safe enough to use
  • PST file recovery from formatted drive, reformatted drive and repartitioned drive can be done using this superb recovery utility
  • Tool is well designed to bring back lost and deleted data from Windows XP, 7, Vista and other popular Windows versions
  • You can execute PST file recovery from almost all versions of Outlook
  • Remo Recover comes with complete detailed instructions, so make PST file recovery ease
  • Compatible with file systems like FAT16, FAT32, NTFS and NTFS5
  • Recovered files and data can be saved to location of your choice on computer or on CD / DVD

Few safety measures:

  • Avoid upgrading of Outlook version after data loss
  • Do not import any data to your Outlook
  • Use of Outlook should be stopped immediately

 


Simple steps to perform PST file recovery:-

Step 1: : Download and install Remo File Recovery software on your computer as a first step and then follow the step by step instructions as described below

Step 2: Click on Recover Files in the main screen and then choose the drive from which you want to recover PST files. Then click Scan for the software to scan the drive for lost files

PST File Recovery - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 3: After the scanning process is complete, a list of found files is displayed in 2 views; namely File Type View and Data View. You can use File Type View to have recovered files sorted by file types, making it easier for you to identify pst files

PST File Recovery - View Recovered Files

Figure 2: View Recovered Files

Step 4: Once you have found the PST files, preview them and save in a preferred location of choice

PST File Recovery - Save Recovered Files

Figure 3: Save Recovered Files