Missing Exchange Data File

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I had a customer recently that called saying his Network Attached Storage (NAS) device had crashed and now his Exchange Priv.edb was missing. He tried running checkdisk on it, tried several undelete and file recovery programs with no luck. The weird … [Read more...]

Exchange Data Recovery Guide

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First and foremost, DON’T PANIC.  I cannot remember how many times I have seen somebody (myself included) do something completely idiotic and often times irreversible because they didn’t take the time to think things through.  For example, wanting SO … [Read more...]

Recovering a badly fragmented Outlook PST file after a few rounds with chkdsk The Final Installment

Welcome back!  As before, we still have the problem where chkdsk was run on a RAID with a stale drive.  We have had a brief explanation of how NTFS 5 works and how the data is stored on the volume.  Lets take a much more detailed look as to how the … [Read more...]

Restore Deleted Emails In Outlook Express

Ok so this is a major issue that I run into all the time. Someone has a ton of emails they have accidentally deleted from inside their Outlook Express, or they are trying to get back emails someone else may have deleted maliciously. We actually have … [Read more...]