How to Regain Large PST File?

Normally, while working on Outlook, you will perform different task such as send or receive emails, calendar entries, makes notes and so on. After few years of usage, your Outlook mailbox gathers huge amount of data and the corresponding PST file grow in size. Generally, maximum size limit of MS Outlook 2002 and previous version is 2GB, it is increased to 20GB for Outlook 2003 and 50 GB in Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013 respectively.

After continuous usage of PST file for years together, the PST file size may cross 50GB also, in such case you may feel difficult while sending and receiving mails, files, archives, etc in PST file. Even, there may be a chance for loss of PST file from Outlook.

Let us consider a situation like you are using MS Outlook PST file for past few years which is containing all your personal and professional information. Later, due to oversize issue, you decided to delete some data from it. Now, what will you do in such case? How will you get back such large PST file?

Let us know some other situations, where your large PST file may get deleted:

  • If severe virus attack on your PST file, then it may get delete
  • Accentually deleting large PST while trying to delete some other files

Software to recover large PST file:

Yodot File Recovery is an outstanding tool to retrieve lost or deleted large PST file on Windows system. Within few minutes it will scan and recover deleted or lost PST file by simply applying only few steps. Along with large PST file, it can also help to regain lost or deleted OST file in short period of time. It supports to extract DLL files, DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, PPT, PPTX, PDF, archive files, etc. you can also bring back files from external hard drive, USB drives, memory card, SSD drive, etc. This program is free from virus and any malware/spyware. It is compatible to run on all versions of Windows system such as Windows XP, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 operating system.

Procedure to recover large PST file:

    Download and install Yodot File Recovery tool on your Windows computer. After installation, now you can restore deleted or lost large PST file by simply applying below steps.

  • Step 1: Launch the program and choose suitable recovery option

    Run the application and follow onscreen instructions provided by the utility in order to recover large PST file on Windows system. First, you will get primary screen with two options such as “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”, choose any option according to your PST file loss situation.

  • Step 2: Select the drive for Scanning After first step, this program will display list of drives which is present in your Windows system, choose the drive from where PST file has to be restore. Later, it will start scanning of your selected drive

  • Step 3: Mark and restore deleted or lost large PST file After step 2, this software will display your lost or deleted large PST file in two different views i.e., “Data view” and “File Type View”, Mark the files which you want to get back and save them in a desired destination location other than source location on Windows system.


  • Keep regular backup of your PST file in a safe and secure location
  • Don’t neglect when PST file display error messages regarding file size

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