Deleted Email Recovery

How far can I go to retrieve my e-mails that have been deleted?

Disk Doctors product portfolio includes email recovery tools that support both Outlook Express (.dbx) and Microsoft Outlook (.pst). Both the software are capable to recover deleted emails from email archives such as DBX and PST.

Deleted email recovery is similar to the recovery of files from hard drive. All emails are stored in an email archive file with some database arrangements, upon deletion, the corresponding application manages the emails and removes it entries from the table of content. The deleted email still resides in the email archive and gets overwritten upon saving new emails.

5 steps towards pro-active approach in recovering deleted emails
  • Upon knowing the event of deletion, immediately close the email application.
  • Take backup of the email archive dbx or pst
  • Do not try to run the application as it might download or write some data in the email archive, which can cause permanent loss of those deleted emails.
  • Immediately run email recovery tool evaluation version to check the chances of recovery. The software works in read-only mode. So, there is no chance that while using the software those emails will be overwritten

Once you are sure that those emails can be recovered, buy the full version of the software to recover those deleted emails.