1.    22 Mar 2016 #1
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 1
    win 10

    WLM restore folders and mails

    I accidentally deleted some folders and mails within these in wlm, is there any chance of restoring these folders?
    Kind regards,
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  2.    22 Mar 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    SouthWest, FLorida
    Posts : 465
    Win 10 Pro (x64), OSX 10.11

    Have not use Windows Live Mail for many years!

    As I recalled:

    Go to C:\Users\usernamexxxx\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Mail folder. You must turn show hidden files, folders and drives in File Explorer Options to see that. You may see the folders missing from your Live Mail.

    Go back to WLM and clicked on VIEW then COMPACT VIEW (collapses all the folders listed and a green plus sign appears under them.) Click on the green plus and ALL folders even those missing from the list show up in the dialogue box. Put a checkmark beside all the folders you want and click OK. Now, when you click on Compact View once more all the folders should appear.

    I am not 100% sure. It has been for a while! Maybe some one here can give you a better direction?

    Good luck Stephen!
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  3.    22 Mar 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Covington, Louisiana
    Posts : 506
    Windows 10 Pro 64

    1) If you have an image backup of C: maybe you can find the C:\Users\usernamexxxx\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Mail folder and restore what you need.
    2) Are they possibly in the Recycle Bin?
    3) Use Recuva to try and recover the deleted files. http://www.piriform.com/recuva

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