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accidently deleted my WLM account. how do i recover?

 
 
jeffM
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      05-19-2009
are my folders (and email) still located on my hard drive, even though the
account has been deleted. if so, do you know how i can recover the folders?
using vista o/s. thank you in advance...
 
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N. Miller
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      05-19-2009
On Mon, 18 May 2009 18:50:01 -0700, jeffM wrote:

> are my folders (and email) still located on my hard drive, even though the
> account has been deleted. if so, do you know how i can recover the folders?
> using vista o/s. thank you in advance...


IMAP, or POP3 account? WLM deletes the local message store for POP3
accounts, so that email is lost if the account is deleted; unless you
copied/moved email to Local Store folders.

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jeffM
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      05-19-2009
POP3 acct. when i created the acct 2 yrs ago, i did import
my old OE email into storage folders, for review. but i did
not think about using a storage folder for backup.

do you know if those undelete pgms would find/undelete the
individual folder names on my harddrive, in the typical
AppData\Local\Microsoft|Windows Live Mail directory?

"N. Miller" wrote:

> On Mon, 18 May 2009 18:50:01 -0700, jeffM wrote:
>
> > are my folders (and email) still located on my hard drive, even though the
> > account has been deleted. if so, do you know how i can recover the folders?
> > using vista o/s. thank you in advance...

>
> IMAP, or POP3 account? WLM deletes the local message store for POP3
> accounts, so that email is lost if the account is deleted; unless you
> copied/moved email to Local Store folders.
>
> --
> Norman
> ~Oh Lord, why have you come
> ~To Konnyu, with the Lion and the Drum
>

 
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Gary VanderMolen
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      05-19-2009
About all you can do is try an undelete program and look for .eml files.
This one is good: http://www.recuva.com/

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"jeffM" <> wrote in message news:3AF55622-2054-4162-8555-...
> POP3 acct. when i created the acct 2 yrs ago, i did import
> my old OE email into storage folders, for review. but i did
> not think about using a storage folder for backup.
>
> do you know if those undelete pgms would find/undelete the
> individual folder names on my harddrive, in the typical
> AppData\Local\Microsoft|Windows Live Mail directory?
>
> "N. Miller" wrote:
>
>> On Mon, 18 May 2009 18:50:01 -0700, jeffM wrote:
>>
>> > are my folders (and email) still located on my hard drive, even though the
>> > account has been deleted. if so, do you know how i can recover the folders?
>> > using vista o/s. thank you in advance...

>>
>> IMAP, or POP3 account? WLM deletes the local message store for POP3
>> accounts, so that email is lost if the account is deleted; unless you
>> copied/moved email to Local Store folders.
>>
>> --
>> Norman
>> ~Oh Lord, why have you come
>> ~To Konnyu, with the Lion and the Drum
>>

 
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SIW2
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      05-19-2009

Hi Jeff,

If you have a recent Shadow Copy, you might try this free app.

'ShadowExplorer.com - Manual'
(http://www.shadowexplorer.com/documentation/manual.html)

'ShadowExplorer.com - Downloads'
(http://www.shadowexplorer.com/downloads.html)

Hope it helps

SIW2

jeffM;1046370 Wrote:
> POP3 acct. when i created the acct 2 yrs ago, i did import
> my old OE email into storage folders, for review. but i did
> not think about using a storage folder for backup.
>
> do you know if those undelete pgms would find/undelete the
> individual folder names on my harddrive, in the typical
> AppData\Local\Microsoft|Windows Live Mail directory?
>
> "N. Miller" wrote:
> > > >
> > > On Mon, 18 May 2009 18:50:01 -0700, jeffM wrote:
> > >> > > > >
> > > > > are my folders (and email) still located on my hard drive, even
> > > though the
> > > > > account has been deleted. if so, do you know how i can recover the
> > > folders?
> > > > > using vista o/s. thank you in advance...> > > > >
> > > IMAP, or POP3 account? WLM deletes the local message store for

> > POP3
> > > accounts, so that email is lost if the account is deleted; unless

> > you
> > > copied/moved email to Local Store folders.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Norman
> > > ~Oh Lord, why have you come
> > > ~To Konnyu, with the Lion and the Drum
> > > > >



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N. Miller
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      05-19-2009
On Mon, 18 May 2009 19:20:01 -0700, jeffM wrote:

> POP3 acct. when i created the acct 2 yrs ago, i did import
> my old OE email into storage folders, for review. but i did
> not think about using a storage folder for backup.
>
> do you know if those undelete pgms would find/undelete the
> individual folder names on my harddrive, in the typical
> AppData\Local\Microsoft|Windows Live Mail directory?


They might. I used an emergency undelete program, once, to recover files I
thought I had copied to another drive, but had actually only copied to the
source drive. After which I performed a full format. It found a number of
the original files from areas not overwritten during the OS reinstall. Time
is critical; the longer you use the drive, the more likely the deleted file
space will be overwritten by new data.

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L_turn9
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      07-27-2010

I HAD THE SAME THING HAPPEN EXCEPT IT WAS MY FAULT BASICALLY. I DELETED A
DUPLICATE ACCOUNT AND IT TOOK A HUGE # OF EMAILS WITH IT. I THOUGHT THEY
WERE GONE FOREVER. TODAY - 6 DAYS AFTER THE INCIDENT, I TRIED TO DO A
"IMPORT" AND TO MY SURPRISE I GOT ALL OF MY EMAILS BACK AS FAR AS I CAN TELL.
HOPE THIS HELPS -

LARRYT

"jeffM" wrote:

> are my folders (and email) still located on my hard drive, even though the
> account has been deleted. if so, do you know how i can recover the folders?
> using vista o/s. thank you in advance...

 
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...winston
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      07-27-2010
That is only applicable...if there was something available to import(from)
- Outlook Express dbx files
- Windows Mail files
- Windows Live Mail files(usually previously exported or saved)



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"L_turn9" wrote in message news:F84434B9-CA8A-4CF7-A5BC-...

I HAD THE SAME THING HAPPEN EXCEPT IT WAS MY FAULT BASICALLY. I DELETED A
DUPLICATE ACCOUNT AND IT TOOK A HUGE # OF EMAILS WITH IT. I THOUGHT THEY
WERE GONE FOREVER. TODAY - 6 DAYS AFTER THE INCIDENT, I TRIED TO DO A
"IMPORT" AND TO MY SURPRISE I GOT ALL OF MY EMAILS BACK AS FAR AS I CAN TELL.
HOPE THIS HELPS -

LARRYT

"jeffM" wrote:

> are my folders (and email) still located on my hard drive, even though the
> account has been deleted. if so, do you know how i can recover the folders?
> using vista o/s. thank you in advance...


 
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