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Recovering a badly fragmented Outlook PST file after a few rounds with chkdsk The Final Installment

Welcome back!  As before, we still have the problem where chkdsk was run on a RAID with a stale drive.  We have had a brief explanation of how NTFS 5 works and how the data is stored on the volume.  Lets take a much more detailed look as to how the data is stored in […]

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NTFS File System and PST File Data Recovery

As discussed in the previous articles we have a RAID that had some problems.  These problems were exacerbated by the fact that a chkdsk was run on the file system and changed some of the attributes of the PST file we are trying to recover.  Normally when this happens the file becomes irretrievable and is […]

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Chkdsk is Not Designed For Data Recovery

In the previous two articles we have discussed how the RAID and some of the decisions the client made in trying to recover the RAID affected the PST file.  In addition I discussed that there may have been a stale drive in the array and which probably caused the client to do something that normally […]

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Outlook PST Data Recovery

Last time I gave a brief description of a RAID that we received here at the shop.  I also shared some of the things the client had done to try and get their RAID back online. I also explained that chkdsk had been run. What made this RAID unusual was that the client had replaced […]

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Recovering Fragmented Outlook PST After Running chkdsk

The following saga is the story of the recovery of a single Outlook PST (Personal Information Store) file.  It was accomplished using a simple hex editor some diagnostics, and the courage of  David when he slew the Philistine Goliath.  Well, maybe not so dramatic, but it was pretty cool. As fate would have it I […]

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Missing Email in Outlook Express and How to Get it Back

Up until recently it had been the general thought that after an archive or compression in Outlook Express that if you had lost email you were just out of luck. I recently found that when Outlook is doing this compression/archiving that it move you original folders/ dbx’s to the recycle bin and rename them  with […]

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Don't Compress Email In Outlook Express

We have a really great piece of data recovery software called E-Recovery For Outlook Express, that will restore deleted emails. The software is very easy to use, you just select the email folder the emails were deleted from and then we show you what we see for recovery. NOTE: If you have deleted the actual […]

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Restore Deleted Emails In Outlook Express

Ok so this is a major issue that I run into all the time. Someone has a ton of emails they have accidentally deleted from inside their Outlook Express, or they are trying to get back emails someone else may have deleted maliciously. We actually have a really great piece of software what will recover […]

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