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Windows 7: Need to restore Outlook contacts and e-mail, contents never saved

06 Aug 2012   #1
Cobra281

Win 7 32 bit
 
 
Need to restore Outlook contacts and e-mail, contents never saved

wasn't sure which section this belonged in, so i thought i'd ask here.

a serious disruption caused me to have to reinstall windows 7 again, but the old windows 7 copy(windows.old) was saved. however, the outlook 2007 contacts and e-mails were never saved, so now, how can i retrieve the e-mails and contacts? thanks in advance!


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06 Aug 2012   #2
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Search the Windows.old folder for any .pst or .ost files. Those can be imported back into Outlook.
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06 Aug 2012   #3
Cobra281

Win 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DeaconFrost View Post
Search the Windows.old folder for any .pst or .ost files. Those can be imported back into Outlook.
would those files still be there if they were never saved?
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06 Aug 2012   #4
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I'm not sure what all gets captured and put into the Windows.old folder, but if one of those files was present, you'd have what you needed.
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