Recovering Email Attachment in Outlook 2010

“I had just received a mail with few of attachment files included in it. I know this is strange but I am unable to find all the attached files. I just got access to only one attachment and rest all is gone, no sign of them at all. The mail was resent but the issue remained the same, I want to know if this is related to my Outlook 2010 application or if there is something wrong in my PC. Please provide me with some suggestions that can be followed leading to access of email attachments.”

Outlook 2010 is a masterpiece when it comes to accessing mails, viewing attachments, maintaining calendar, adding and removing contacts from Address book, creating archive and so on. There is more number of features that can be accessed without facing any trouble as Outlook 2010 is packed with amazing interface. So, being trouble free you perform all the tasks that are needed to be carried out but one day you might get an issue with the Email attachment. No matter what you do, it is not accessible and that’s delaying your work. Find out what’s causing loss of email attachment in Outlook 2010:

  • Virus infection in your system is one of the main causes that corrupts PST file and makes data present in it inaccessible
  • Abrupt system shutdown from the system when send / receive process is being carried leads to inaccessibility of email attachments
  • Presence of bad sectors also damages PST file to an extent where in you will not be allowed to access its contents (email attachments)
  • Other issues include sudden power surge, file system error, third party tools, registry errors that can lead to inaccessibility of email attachments present in Outlook 2010 PST file

Outlook 2010 email recovery:

Yodot Outlook PST Repair is considered as one of the most valuable tool for recovering email attachments in Outlook 2010 software. This PST repair tool is designed with interactive interface that provides accessibility to wide range of users without creating any issues. The best known feature of this repair tool is that it creates new PST file (duplicate) without making any changes to the original file contents. Other than recovering email attachments, you can also get back calendar items from Outlook 2010 as well as other versions of Outlook programs like Outlook 2000, 2003, 2007 and 2013 respectively.

Simple steps to recover Email attachment in Outlook 2010:

  • Download and install ‘Yodot Outlook PST Repair’ tool in the system with help of administrator account
  • Once installation process gets completed user can view shortcut icon on desktop and run the utility
  • Click on Open PST File, if you know the location where PST file is saved
  • If location of saved PST file is not known then hit on Find PST File option
  • Using the third option ‘Select Outlook Profile’ user can select different Outlook profile from where PST file has to be repaired
  • After clicking on one of the options, select PST file and then carry on to next window
  • Click on desired Scan type i.e.’Normal Scan’ or ‘Smart Scan’ option depending upon severity of PST file corruption
  • Now, select destination location where you need to save repaired PST file and then initiate repair procedure
  • Upon completion of fixing process, user can view contents of repaired Outlook 2010 PST file


  • Always maintain proper power backup to prevent abrupt system shutdown
  • It is suggested that you keep more than one copy of mail attachment to overcome unknown scenarios
  • Always save Outlook attachments on the hard drive first prior to opening it

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