Recover Outlook PST File after Formatting Hard Drive

Outlook tool has been provided by Microsoft which helps user for better communication. Entire data that is present in Outlook application will be stored in PST file. All the emails, contacts, attachment files and other tasks will be stored in your PST file. Due to some human faults, the hard drive gets formatted which erases all files and folders including PST file. All your work comes to an abrupt end as you cannot further access lost information.

Here is some bit of information that will help users who do not know what actually formatting does. Once the format option is clicked all files and information saved on drive will be erased-out at once. Let’s say the logical drive or hard drive becomes brand new after the completion of formatting process.

You will be tensed as this instant puts your job at risk! Worry is certain to happen as you lost vital PST file containing number of E-mails and other valuable information. Now stop worrying as there is an apt recovery application that will get back your PST without losing even a single bit of data. All information will be restored as it was saved prior to formatting.

Below are the scenarios that can result in hard drive being formatted

  • Assume that you have connected your external storage media for formatting and unintentionally have ended up in formatting the drive which is in your system
  • Formatting the hard drive also takes place during re-partitioning process, by selecting wrong drive
  • While installing multiple operating systems in same computer, the wrong drive may get formatted accidentally
  • The user can accidentally end up in formatting the drive by mistakenly typing wrong commands from command prompt

Get to know about formatted hard drive recovery utility

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery is the best application that has been chosen by many users to rescue their PST files from desired partition which has been formatted. Use this product to rescue information from different partitions having file systems like NTFS, FAT16, FAT32, Ex-Fat and other logical drives. The simple and user-friendly interface of the program can bring bck uoyr data effortlessly. Along with recovery of PST files you can also restore DBX files, photos and other file formats which are supported by hard drive. In no time entire drive is scanned and the list of recovered files will be presented to user. After restoring your PST file using the software, you may get doubt whether it is in healthy state or not. But this brilliant utilty do not allow you to think how to check if PST file is corrupted, as the tool operates in read-only mode; that is it tracks and extracts the file using its file signature without touching the file structure (content).

Simple steps to rescue PST file after format:

  • Connect formatted drive externally to healthy Windows computer
  • Get installed Yodot Outlook PST Repair tool
  • Run it and select “Formatted/Reformatted Recovery” option on main window
  • Next select the drive which has been formatted
  • Then you will be listed with set of files and folders that are present in formatted drive
  • Toggle with “Data View” and “File Type View” options which are provided and select your PST file
  • Preview the file before saving it on respective location

Tips:

  • Backup entire data before formatting your system with new OS or when partitioning drive
  • Check information that is present in your drive before formatting
  • Avoid using the drive after format as it may overwrite existing files

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