Drafts missing after closing a pst

Good day,

I have just moved a client from pop to Exchange all went well. However, he now tells me that there was 20 emails in the drafts that did not make the move.

Upon checking the drafts there are no emails there at all. I have removed the original POP profile and if I add the old . pst data file into a new profile there is nothing in drafts.

Does any one know if / how I can get these old drafts back ?

Thanks .
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John HurstConnect With a Mentor Business Consultant (Owner)Commented:
There is a program in the Outlook Program Folder called SCANPST. Make a backup of that PST file, and run SCANPST on a copy. Try to add this copy back to the profile and see if there are any drafts.

If not, then the drafts are probably lost. Why would a person have 20 active drafts? Seems like a lot, but that is just my own viewpoint.

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AlwayslearningmoreAuthor Commented:
I am running scanpst right now.
AlwayslearningmoreAuthor Commented:
Thanks I am running scanpst atm.

I have no idea why he has so many drafts ....
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
Some people use the drafts as a way of setting up canned messages,
AlwayslearningmoreAuthor Commented:
Scan PST did the trick.

John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@Alwayslearningmore - Thanks for the update and good news that you got the drafts back.

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