How to Recover Deleted PST Files from Hard Drive

Abby Haines updated on May 31, 2019 to File Recovery | How-to Articles


The PST file of Microsoft Outlook is an application that enables you to store Outlook emails for both inboxes and sent emails on the hard drive of the computer. If you have accidentally deleted the pst file, you can download EaseUS PST Recovery Software to recover deleted pst files from your computer hard drive. It just requires simple clicks.

What can help you recover deleted outlook pst files

This morning, I accidentally deleted the pst file containing all my archived information from Outlook. I need to find a way to recover deleted files, so I can get back my data. Any good suggestion about how to recover deleted pst files from hard drive?

The PST file of Microsoft Outlook is an application that allows storage of Outlook emails for both inboxes and sent emails on the hard drive of the computer. Sometimes this archive PST file can get corrupted or deleted due to certain reason. When you encountered such a problem, you might be anxious to get back the deleted pst files.

But what can help you perform the recovery job while you have no available backup files? Actually, here you just need a powerful PST Recovery Software. With it, all your deleted pst files can be retrieved with ease.

Recover deleted pst files from hard drive with EaseUS recovery software

To effectively recover your deleted outlook pst files, you'd better choose a recovery tool with strong data recovery capacity. We recommend EaseUS file recovery software. This program is a professional data recovery software that designed for home users to recover lost files from the hard drive and other storage devices. It supports to recover multiple types of files including emails, pictures, videos, documents and audio files.

Now download the pst file recovery program and follow steps to recover deleted pst files from your computer hard drive. It just requires simple clicks.

1. Find the location where you used to save the PST files.
2. Only local saved PST files or Outlook folder can be found and restored. If you directly email from the app, the chance to restore will minimize.
3. Don't make any changes and apply EaseUS email recovery software to help right now.

Step 1. Run EaseUS email recovery software.

  • Select a location where you used to save the lost pst files on EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard.
  • Click "Scan" to let this software find lost PST files.
Scan lost PST files.

Step 2. Find PST files.

  • Use "Filter > Email" to quickly find your lost PST files.
  • Search with ".pst" can also help you quickly reach the PST file.
Find lost PST files.

Step 3. Recover PST files.

  • Select PST files and click "Recover".
  • Do remember to save them to a secure location on your PC.
Recover lost PST files.

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Frequently Asked Qusetions

1. Why cannot I recover 2GB data for free?

It is recommended to check the version installed is Free or Trial because they are different versions.

Trial has data preview function but cannot save any files, while the Free version enables to recover 2 GB files. The default free space is 500 MB and you may share the product on social media to get another 1.5 GB.

2. Why cannot the recovered files be opened?

A file is saved as 2 parts on the storage device: directory info (which is comprised by file name, time stamp and size info, etc.) and data content.

If the files with original file names and folder structures cannot be opened, one possible reason is the corrupted directory info. There is still a chance to recover the data content with the RAW Recovery method in our software.

3. Why isn't it suggested to recover the files back to the original drive?

The storage structure of the lost files would be altered or damaged by any changes on the drive. If you save the recovered files back to the same drive, the original data structures and data content would be corrupted or overwritten, which causes permanent data loss. So you should prepare another disk to save the files.

4. How can I check whether my data is recoverable or not before purchase?

The Free version helps you save 2GB files to better verify the recovery quality of our product before purchase.

5. How long does it take to scan the drive?

It strongly depends on the capacity of your hard drive and the performance of your computer. As reference,most drive recoveries can be completed in around 10 to 12 hours for a 1-TB healthy hard drive in general conditions.

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