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How can I restore deleted files in a public folder in Exchange 2010
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what are you using for a backup? If you don't have a backup then you can take a look at this:
http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/02/06/recovering-public-folders-after-accidental-deletion-part-1-recovery-process.aspx

You should always have a backup of this information as it is not easy to recover.
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by:vadimmikhal
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For backup we use DPM 2010.But it doesn't let me recover folder from Public folders backup
I can restore entire database,but not an item
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by:Sean
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you can do a recovery database then but that isn't the easiest thing to do. Where did you delete the file from? if you did it from outlook you can check the recover deleted items folder as it may be in there.
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I got an e-mail from one of our users - yesterday she noticed that files in one of the Public folders are missing
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Without pulling a backup and creating a restore database there doesn't sound like there will be any way to recover those files
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Here is a great article on the restoration process of Public folder database, it's not easy by any means but this is a good walk through guide.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/02/06/recovering-public-folders-after-accidental-deletion-part-1-recovery-process.aspx
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I was able to restore deleted files from Public Folder using ExFolders
Has to be run from Exchange server
Has to be run as Administrator
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