EMail recovery after permanent deletion

Mega plea:
I was sent an important email today and my wife thought it was rubbish so hit the "SHIFT+DELETE" and permanently ("Hard delete") deleted the message. IE it was not put into the "Deleted Items" folder and lost from there - it was deleted from the inbox directly
(Having  not heard from the person in question for 20 years I don't have a return email address for him - hence that is part of the reason for this question!)
have I any chance of getting this email back from my disk? I am using Outlook Express 6 on Windows 98.
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war1Connect With a Mentor Commented:

Advanced Outlook Recovery will recover your deleted email

eRocvery for Outlook Express
You can also use Mcallan or DBXtract's recovery mode on Deleted items.dbx file
Outlook Express Repair Tool - free 30 trial version

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Thanks, war1
GSD4MEAuthor Commented:
I didn't actually buy any of the packages specified but the information CERTAINLY helped point me in the right direction as to how to at least see the email contents.

Once again, E-E provides the answer!
Many thanks
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