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How to Recover PST File from Formatted Hard Drive

Updated on Nov 13, 2018 by Abby Haines to Format Recovery


Did you lose your Outlook emails after formatting? Read this article to learn how to recover lost Outlook PST files from a formatted hard drive using powerful PST file recovery tool in simple steps.

"Hi guys, I've accidentally formatted my PC with lots of PST files which were on C drive. And I REALLY need to recover them ASAP. Which PST recovery tool can I run in order to recover Outlook PST files after format?"

Overview of PST file recovery from formatted hard drive

Now, almost all users are using the Microsoft Outlook tool to send emails. The applications usually store your data including emails, contacts, attachment files in the PST file. And those PST files will be easily erased or deleted when you formatting your hard drive. If you do the formatting by accident, you will want to recover PST files from the formatted hard drive, then you can recover Outlook emails, contacts or attachment files. And if you have not found a reliable data recovery solution to retrieve PST files after formatting hard drive, please take it easy! Here you can read this article to download powerful and easy-to-use PST file recovery software and learn how to recover lost Outlook PST files from a formatted hard drive in simple steps. 

Recover PST files after format with EaseUS PST file recovery software

With powerful hard drive recovery capacity and intuitive interface, EaseUS file recovery software is the best PST file recovery software. It works well to recover deleted, formatted or inaccessible Outlook PST files and emails.

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.