Method to recover deleted items on Microsoft® Outlook
What are the steps to recover deleted items from Microsoft Outlook?
Microsoft Outlook is a superior personal information manager developed and released by Microsoft. This application is available as a part of the Microsoft Office productivity suite or it can be purchased separately from Microsoft. The latest release of Microsoft Outlook is Microsoft Outlook 2010. It is available for Windows as well as Mac OSX. Data deletion issues on your computer are common. This may include accidental deletion or deletion due to malware threats on your computer. This may also happen to data or items on Microsoft Outlook. The deletion of important data is critical, but you are provided with methods to recover your lost data.
Following points mention the ways to recover deleted items from Microsoft Outlook:
- Causes of deletion
- Ways to recover
- Tips to resolve this issue
Causes of deletion
Accidental deletion is one of the main causes of items getting deleted from Microsoft Outlook. Accidental deletion may occur if you have selected some items or all items of a folder in Microsoft Outlook and pressed the 'Shift' + 'Delete' keys all of a sudden. This can also happen if you want to delete some items from Microsoft Outlook and instead of deleting items you want to delete, you might have accidentally deleted the wrong set of items. Another reason for Microsoft Outlook items getting deleted are due to malware threats. Some malware on Microsoft Outlook may lead to deletion of files without your permission.
Ways to recover
The easiest way of recovering deleted item is to download items from your e-mail server again. This will be possible only if you have enabled to save a copy of data on a server. You can make necessary changes to your Windows Registry to get back deleted items. For this, you can launch your Registry Editor and locate the following registry key to edit it. 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftExchangeClientOptions'. You need to click on the 'Edit' menu, from here you need to navigate to the 'Add Value' option and click on it. After that, you can change the registry value to the following: Set the Value name as DumpsterAlwaysOn, set the Data type as DWORD and set the Value data as 1. After this you can save Registry Editor. Then you need to open Microsoft Outlook, and click on 'Deleted Item Recovery' option provided by 'Tools’ menu to recover data.
You will not be allowed to make changes to your registry if you do not have the necessary administrative privileges. If you face such issues, you can log in as administrator and access Registry Editor to make changes. At times, critical malware threats on your computer can prevent you from accessing your registry, you can update your antivirus program and check and remove all malware threats from your computer. To prevent issues that may come up while editing your registry, you can always create a restore point before making edits on your registry.
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