Get Back Deleted Outlook OST File

“I did not know about the location of OST file and when I asked about it to my friend, he said it is stored in ‘App data’ folder which is hidden. I have visited App data folder in order to check out OST file. However, along with PST and OST files, few hidden files were present in the location where OST file is stored. I thought those files are of no use and selected them to delete. But along with those unwanted files, I have deleted OST file also. Please someone help me to get back deleted OST file from my Windows computer”

Importance of emails in today’s world cannot be rated. Be it for professional interaction or personal usage, emails are the safest and easiest way to communicate with many people. Nowadays users prefer PST and OST file in order to manage their daily work. However, many experts have rated OST file as the best application compared to PST. The good thing to know about OST file is along with ‘Online’, user can work in ‘Offline’ mode as well. But users may sometimes delete Outlook OST file mistakenly as discussed in previous paragraph. Other vital causes reasonable for deletion of Outlook OST file are listed below:

  • OST file might sometimes get deleted from your Windows computer in case it is attacked with harmful viruses
  • While changing settings using Command Prompt on your Windows computer, you might unknowingly remove OST file from it
  • If any software installed on your Windows PC is malfunctioned, then it may result upon OST file deletion without any notification

Deleted OST file recovery software:

Taking backup of OST file is a complicated task as it is not just copying or moving process. You need to rely on “Import / Export” option in order to take backup of Outlook OST file. However, few users are not aware of taking OST file backup. In such circumstance, don’t be sad as you can get back deleted OST file with utilization of useful tool named Yodot File Recovery. This software will effectively scan and search for deleted OST file and present its details so that you can check and move further to restore it. Along with recovering OST file, you will be able to extract missing PST files from Windows computer running with Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 and operating systems. As this application is risk-free, it will not alter any file present in your computer. This, software requires very less hard drive space and you can also rescue Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access DataBase, PDF files, archive files and many files from all supported storage devices.

Note: In case, Outlook OST file is deleted or lost after formatting, corruption, crash or failure of hard drive or its partition, then utilize Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool to get back OST files.

Steps to restore deleted OST file:

  • Download Yodot File Recovery software and install it to your Windows computer
  • As soon as the software gets installed completely on your computer, run it to find out the steps involved in the recovery of OST file
  • Main screen shows two options which are “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”
  • Choose first option to regain deleted OST file and then mark on specific drive from where you have deleted OST file
  • Upon clicking on “Next” the software starts scanning selected drive and displays the list of recoverable files
  • Make your selection and then move further to check files using two view types which are “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Finally save recovered OST file in a safe location other than the original one on your computer hard drive

Safety Tips:

  • Cross check selected files before deleting them from your Windows computer
  • Backup OST file by going through appropriate method suggested by Windows OS

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