Retrieve Deleted Items Folder Missing from Outlook 2007

“Hi, I use Outlook 2007 on my desktop and it holds many of my emails and other details. However, today when I tried to delete items from Outlook, I noticed that Deleted Items folder was missing. Searching that folder manually wasn’t fruitful, so I restarted Outlook thinking that everything would be normal; but nothing changed. Is there any possible method to recover ‘Deleted Items folder’ missing from Outlook 2007? If any, then please suggest me appropriate one.”

As all are aware, Outlook is an excellent email client to be used on computers and laptops. However, sometimes users may collide with number of errors that result in inaccessibility of Outlook account. One such error is missing of Deleted Items folder from Outlook 2007. When Deleted Items folder goes missing from Outlook, one cannot erase any Outlook items and at worse Outlook may stop working or hang. Usually, ‘Deleted Items folder’ goes missing or hidden from Outlook 2007 data file in countable situations. It can be lost due to

  • Severe virus intrusion to Outlook 2007 application data file
  • Software conflicts in the working of Outlook 2007 tool
  • Corruption of Outlook 2007 configuration or Preferences files

There might be some unknown factors too that can render unavailability of ‘Deleted Items folder’ in Outlook 2007 data files. But in most of the cases, missing or hidden Deleted Items folder can be extracted by following some of these methods:

Method 1: Create a new profile and check whether this folder gets displayed there

Method 2: Start Outlook 2007 from run by enabling reset folders option. For this, go to Start -> Run -> type “outlook.exe /resetfolders” command along with space

Method 3: Make use of inbuilt Diagnose and Repair facility by MS Office

If none of these works and your Deleted Items folder is still missing from Outlook 2007 user account, then make use of some effective third party software to get back Deleted Items folder.

Best utility to retrieve Deleted Items folder in Outlook 2007:

Yodot Outlook PST Repair is the efficient tool that can recover various folders missing or deleted from Outlook 2007 data files. This utility can recover Deleted Items folder, personal folders, email folders, emails, attachments, contacts, journals and other attributes just in few clicks. This PST file repair tool has amazing strategies to rescue important mail data from Outlook PST and OST files that are severely corrupt, damaged or inaccessible under various scenarios. It is well suited for extracting data from Outlook data files created using MS Office Outlook 2000, Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010 and 2013 versions. It can even fix Outlook.PST is not a valid PST file error, Outlook unknown error 0x8004060c, Outlook error not enough memory to complete this operation, Outlook error cannot find PST file and many more. It can be employed to fix Outlook PST and OST file on Windows computers running with Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 OS versions.

Procedural steps to recover missing Deleted Items Folder on Outlook 2007:

  • Download Yodot Outlook PST Repair software on your Windows computer where Outlook 2007 data file is installed
  • Then install and run the utility according to given instructions
  • From main screen click on ‘Open PST file’ if you know exact location of PST file from where Deleted Items folder is missing
  • Else, if PST file location is not known then click on ‘Find PST File’ option
  • Or if your Outlook 2007 has multiple profiles, then click on ‘Select Outlook Profile’ and proceed
  • After choosing the PST file, select mode of scanning and mention destination location to save recovered PST file data
  • By clicking next, software neatly scans selected PST file and retrieves all its data including Deleted Items folder
  • Once scanning ends, browse for destination location to find recovered items of Outlook 2007

Important Note:

  • Backup your Outlook 2007 data file to avoid unexpected data loss scenarios
  • Follow proper procedure while performing crucial tasks on Outlook 2007

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