Can I retrieve emails after deleting Outlook

Outlook Discussion in 'Microsoft Office' started by Martin French, Jun 13, 2007.

  1. Martin French

    Martin French

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    Hi all

    I have stupidly uninstalled all microsoft office fincluding Outlook from my old pc before I copied or printed out some important emails. Can anyone tell me if the emails are still there somewhere, and if so how can I get to them. I need to put them onto a laptop running Vista.

    Thanks

    Martin
     
    Martin French, Jun 13, 2007
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    Adywebb Growing old.... Moderator

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    I doubt they will still be there, or accessable to be honest - once you delete Office I think it removes all the folders.
     
    Adywebb, Jun 13, 2007
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    muckshifter I'm not weird, I'm a limited edition. Moderator

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    Search your hard drive for *.pst ... if there are none, then you have lost 'em.


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    muckshifter, Jun 13, 2007
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    Ian Administrator

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    Other than using a data recovery company (expensive!) then you've probably lost them - you may stand a chance if you try to do a system restore (in XP) to restore the laptop to before it was uninstalled... it may bring back the pst files too. Not sure but worth a shot.
     
    Ian, Jun 13, 2007
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    Maybe the Oulook data folder is still intact with the data files. Try C:\documents and settings\User\Local settings\Application data\Microsoft Outlook, & if data files are still there transfer them to your new Vista, Microsoft Outlook directory.
     
    Browny, Jun 14, 2007
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