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Deleted Outlook profile by mistake - help!

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Jon

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Oct 12, 2009, 4:25:01 PM10/12/09
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I accidentely deleted an Outlook profile and now although I can get the pst
file to view emails, I have lost all the login info for my email accounts.
Therefore, I figure I need to somehow recover the deleted profile, right?

How can I do this? What is the file extension for profiles or are they
registry entries? If registry entries, can I import or copy and paste a
backup reg entry or something? Do I need data recovery software?

Thanks!

Jon


Gordon

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Oct 12, 2009, 4:29:41 PM10/12/09
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"Jon" <davesm...@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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By the time you had typed and posted, and I had replied, you could have
re-entered your account data in the new Outlook profile....

Jon

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Oct 12, 2009, 4:34:38 PM10/12/09
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Yes, but I can't remember all the emails, pop info, passwords etc. There are
quite a few of them.

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Phoenix

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Oct 12, 2009, 4:37:01 PM10/12/09
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Your .pst files should still be there.

1. From the Control Panel, open the Mail applet
2. Click the Add button to create a new profile; enter your login into
the name field for the new profile and click OK
3. Ensure that your email address is correct in the E-Mail Address field,
then click Next
4. Click Finish
5. Close the Mail window and re-launch Outlook
6. If you store mail locally in a Personal Folders File, you will want to
re-add those to your view by the following procedure:
1. Click File
2. Choose Open
3. Click Outlook Data File
4. Use the dialogue to open the appropriate .pst file

Hope this helps!

Jon

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Oct 12, 2009, 4:47:40 PM10/12/09
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Are you saying that this will recover my profile or just set up Outlook with
my pst file? I need to recover the actual profile since I have many email
accounts linked to it and I don't have all the passwords etc for them. I've
already got Outlook setup so I can view my emails, but its the login info
that I need too. So that is why I am asking to recover the profile data.

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Gordon

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Oct 12, 2009, 4:57:12 PM10/12/09
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"Jon" <davesm...@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> Are you saying that this will recover my profile or just set up Outlook
> with my pst file? I need to recover the actual profile since I have many
> email accounts linked to it and I don't have all the passwords etc for
> them. I've already got Outlook setup so I can view my emails, but its the
> login info that I need too. So that is why I am asking to recover the
> profile data.
>

Mail account info is not held in the pst file, it's in the Registry AFAIK.
Whether a System Restore to a point prior to when you deleted the Profile
would restore these entries in the Registry I'm not qualified to say...

Phoenix

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Oct 12, 2009, 4:58:02 PM10/12/09
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It will rebuild your profile and link to your old .pst (profile).

Gordon

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Oct 12, 2009, 5:06:33 PM10/12/09
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Gordon

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Oct 12, 2009, 5:07:25 PM10/12/09
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"Phoenix" <Pho...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> It will rebuild your profile and link to your old .pst (profile).
>

Err no. The Mail PROFILE is completely different to the pst file. The pst
file has NO profile information in it.

Jon

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Oct 12, 2009, 5:36:10 PM10/12/09
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System Restore fixed it. Thank you. :)

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Gordon

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Oct 12, 2009, 5:40:49 PM10/12/09
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"Jon" <davesm...@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> System Restore fixed it. Thank you. :)

YW!

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Brian Tillman [MVP - Outlook]

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Oct 13, 2009, 10:07:04 AM10/13/09
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"Jon" <davesm...@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> Yes, but I can't remember all the emails, pop info, passwords etc. There are
> quite a few of them.

Contact the mail service provider you were using.
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Brian Tillman [MVP-Outlook]

Brian Tillman [MVP - Outlook]

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Oct 13, 2009, 10:07:51 AM10/13/09
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"Phoenix" <Pho...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> Your .pst files should still be there.

PSTs aren't profiles. You're response doesn't apply.
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Brian Tillman [MVP-Outlook]

Brian Tillman [MVP - Outlook]

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Oct 13, 2009, 10:08:49 AM10/13/09
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"Jon" <davesm...@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> How can I do this? What is the file extension for profiles or are they
> registry entries? If registry entries, can I import or copy and paste a
> backup reg entry or something? Do I need data recovery software?

They're registry entries. You could use a system restore point to restore
your system to a date prior to the deletion.
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Brian Tillman [MVP-Outlook]

wangdong

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Dec 9, 2009, 3:12:17 AM12/9/09
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Make sure your pst files was all right? if not, you can try a tool
called Advanced Outlook Repair. You can download a free demo version
at http://www.datanumen.com/aor/aor.exe . I think it is a useful
repair tool for you. It is easy to recover your PST file by using its
wizard. It is a powerful tool to recover messages, folders and other
objects from corrupt or damaged Microsoft Outlook PST files.

Detailed information about Advanced Outlook Repair can be found at
http://www.datanumen.com/aor/


Wangdong


JNPT

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Jan 30, 2010, 6:32:01 AM1/30/10
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As far as corrupt .pst file is concerned, I heard about release of new
version of popular outlook pst repair software. The s/w provides 100% preview
of all recoverable pst file items and count of all items in individual
folder. which could help you to evaluate the software.
http://www.repair-outlook-pst.com/

"wangdong" wrote:

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>

VanguardLH

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Jan 30, 2010, 1:47:19 PM1/30/10
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JNPT spammed his site:
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