Recover deleted emails from Outlook 2007

How can we recover emails that were deleted in Outlook 2007?
rayluvsAsked:
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Syed Mutahir AliTechnology ConsultantCommented:
attach is the screenshot
you can click on the deleted items folder
then tools > recover deleted items

provided, they are deleted within the retention period set on your exchange server.



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SnibborgOwnerCommented:
If its beyond the retention period you can recover the items from the backup if you are using brick level backups (i.e. backing up the individual mailboxes).  Third alternative is to restore to the recovery group, take what you need and then delete the restore.

But hopefully the previous note worked.

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rayluvsAuthor Commented:
mutahir, the Outlook is not Exchange server, but the link provided i'm really ;looking for to try.
Lucian ConstantinTrainerCommented:
I succesfully used this instructions to recover messages (as immediately as possible after deletion) that were deleted by my users using "shift+delete" (entire folders). Even the article is for Outlook 2003 I used also on Outlook 2007 PST files.

Here is the article: Recover deleted Outlook email by corrupting the PST file
rayluvsAuthor Commented:
I haven't tried, but will tomorrow.

Lucian ConstantinTrainerCommented:
Be carefull - you must try as soon as possible after "disaster", orherwise any other received mesage will lower your recovery chances...
ComputerBeastCommented:
Try email recovery software if the emails are permanently deleted - http://www.recoveryfix.com/repair-pst-file.html
rayluvsAuthor Commented:
ok... we backed up the PST, so no emails are received.
rayluvsAuthor Commented:
Sorry for delay in answering the question, been away on a project.

Will recap soon
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