Help to recover Office Outlook Emails & Contacts file please

  Audio~~Chip 21:27 13 Sep 2011
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Hello My friends motherboard died, I have his HDD and have managed to access it via a SATA/IDE-USB cable kit which shows on my windows the main drive which is E I can see all the original Folders and files and done the recovery there for pics, Docs & Music but also need to get his emails and contact list from his Windows Vista.

What I need to know is where does the backup file/s reside please, can someone point me towards the file path please.

Thanks in advance !

  compumac 21:52 13 Sep 2011

Search for Outlook.pst - this holds contacts e-mails etc.

  Sea Urchin 21:58 13 Sep 2011

Just to add to compumac's post

http://tinyurl.com/5vbh7zz

  Audio~~Chip 21:59 13 Sep 2011

Thanks compumac, will do and report back !

  Audio~~Chip 22:13 13 Sep 2011

Hello Compumac, nothing in the search turned up for Outlook.pst Sea Urchin, thanks for the link. Will follow and try your suggestion.

Thanks

Steven.

  Woolwell 22:20 13 Sep 2011
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For a Vista machine it is probably in Drive letter:\Users\Username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook

  Audio~~Chip 22:29 13 Sep 2011

Thanks Sea Urchin & Woolwell M8t ! Yes its under :\Users\Username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook I found the PST file ! now backed up

  Audio~~Chip 22:30 13 Sep 2011

Thanks Sea Urchin, Compumac & Woolwell much appreciated !

Thank U Steven

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