Recover Outlook Contacts from Hard Drive

Outlook users often delete emails to prevent the Inbox from getting large and thus causing performance problems to their email account. The emails are also deleted by many companies to destroy evidence & to avoid liability and future lawsuits. But while deleting emails, you may unfortunately end up losing your important email contacts stored on your computer hard drive.

Outlook recovery tool is the best read-only software recommended by various recovery experts & organizations. This software is natively designed restore deleted contacts from hard drive. It is called read-only because it only reads the original PST file which is damaged due to corruption and creates a new repaired PST file after the completion of repair process. Hence the chances of further damage to original PST file are minimized to greater extent, which is not possible with Scanpst.exe Inbox repair tool provided by Microsoft Outlook. In that case, make use of our Outlook PST repair tool i.e. recover deleted contacts to fix the corrupt the PST file and restore all its information.

Basic factors accountable for the deletion of contacts from hard drive:

Import at wrong location: While importing the Contacts from older version of Outlook to newer then it must be imported to default location of newer Outlook, otherwise the Contacts may become inaccessible.

Accidental deletion: If you have accidentally deleted some Contacts and emptied the Deleted Item folder then you cannot recover back those Contacts without the use of third party utility software. Visit and learn how to recover deleted contacts in this situation.

PST file corruption: While upgrading the Microsoft Outlook from older version to newer if you do not have a proper backup or when PST exceeds the default file size then there is a possibility that Contact folder of Outlook gets corrupted or lost. To know more about Address Book recovery in Outlook visit:

File system corruption: The default location of your PST file is your logical hard drive. Hard drive uses the file system to organize and maintain files stored on the hard drive. If file system gets corrupted due to some common reasons like virus attack, improper system shutdown, sudden power failure then all the files including PST file becomes inaccessible. In such case, you cannot access the data from Outlook resulting in loss of contacts. With the help of Recover Deleted Contacts you can easily recover accidentally deleted contacts from Outlook. To know how visit here:

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Necessary steps to recover Outlook contacts from hard drive:

Step 1: Just download the free demo version of Outlook recovery software. Install and launch the software, a main screen will get displayed with three options i.e. “OPEN PST FILE”, “FIND PST FILE” and “SELECT OUTLOOK PROFILE”. Select option as per your requirement.

Recover Outlook Contacts from Hard Drive - Main Screen

Step 2: Select PST file that needs to be fixed using “BROWSE” button, then click on “Next” option. Use either “Normal Scan” or “Smart Scan” to scan and restore contacts from Outlook and click “Repair” button to begin scanning.

Recover Outlook Contacts from Hard Drive - Choose corrupted PST file

Step 3: Upon completion of the scanning process, recovered contacts can be previewed using the Outlook Browser Style view.

Recover Outlook Contacts from Hard Drive - Recovery result

Precautions to avoid deletion of contacts from hard drive: