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Stellar Phoenix EDB Recovery


EDB files stores all sent and received emails from a user's mailbox and can often get corrupted because of various reasons such as hardware malfunctioning, hard disk errors, mail size exceeding specified limits among others. These errors result in users not being able to access their emails and associated information such as contacts, meetings etc which may have adverse impact on communication further affecting other interrelated services.

Data recovery software helps to retrieve data from various types of storage media which may be corrupted or in a damaged state. Stellar Phoenix EDB Recovery is mailbox data recovery software that restores corrupted user mailbox by restoring EDB files as PST files. The tool also offers the feature to select the mailboxes that need to be restored without changing the original format of the RTF and HTML messages. Furthermore, the tool helps in restoring both 'in use' mailboxes and mails that have been deleted. Stellar Phoenix EDB Recovery uses sophisticated algorithms and recovery techniques for scanning which do not cause any further damage to the EDB files in question.

Compatibility from Stellar Phoenix EDB Recovery

Additionally, Stellar Phoenix EDB Recovery is compatible with various operating systems such as Windows 7, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Server 2003. It also supports various exchange servers such as MS Exchange 5.5, 2000, 2003, 2007, and 2010. The application has a very intuitive GUI which has easy to use toolbar as well as menu bar options. The front screen displays the steps that the user needs to undertake to aid the recovery.The application also displays a log of all recovery activities that have been undertaken. The log displays details such as the folders that have been recovered, the time and date of recovery among others.

Recovery process:

The software is surprisingly easy to use and you can undertake the following process to restore EDB files that are corrupted:

A On the dashboard click on the 'Select EDB File' icon. You may also select the EDB file option from the file menu. When the application is launched, a dialog box appears which allows the user to select the required files both automatically or through manual input. Additional features are provided through the following buttons

1 Open the EDB File button: this allows you to select the corrupted EDB file from its appropriate location.

2 Find the EDB File button: this assists in searching for the EDB file if you not aware of the location of the file. The 'Start' and 'Stop' buttons help to begin or stop the search respectively. Once the Search is complete, the tool displays the results at the bottom of the dialog box along with 'Clear List', 'Cancel' and 'OK' features.

3 Change Destination: The tool provides you with the option to change the destination of the recovered mailboxes if you do not want to restore it into the original folder

4 Select Server type: the feature allows you to specify the Exchange Server version once the database has been selected. This is the version in which the EDB file is created. Each of the Exchange server versions are supplied with their appropriate radio check buttons.

5 Start: the button runs the EDB recovery activities upon the database selection. Once the Start button is activated, a status bar at the bottom of the screen indicates how much the recovery process has completed.

6 Once the file is selected, use the 'Scan' option to view the recoverable items of the various user mailboxes in the EDB file.

7 Finally, after the scanning is completed, you can click the 'View All Mailboxes' option. This displays a dialog box which provides all the extracted mailboxes. You have the option to 'Save' all or certain selected mailboxes as PST files at any of the specified locations provided by you.

You may also stop the recovery process by either clicking the 'Stop' icon from the dashboard or by clicking the 'Stop Current Process' option from the File menu. The Help menu is displayed as '?' icon and can be used to view the user guide. The Help feature is also available through the Menu bar and in addition to the user guide also provides links for product purchase details, product updates and product information.

In addition to the dashboard, the tool also provides a menu bar function to perform similar functions. For e.g. the File menu provides options such as 'Select EDB File', 'View all mailboxes', 'Stop' and 'Exit' functions. The 'Exit' function is used to close the current running application session. Similarly, the 'Tools' menu provides the 'Save Log' and 'clear Log' features which help to save and clear log details respectively. Stellar Phoenix EDB Recovery provides activation option either through the Internet or manually. This is achieved through the 'Activate Online' and the 'Manual Activation' features within the main 'Activate' menu

Stellar Phoenix EDB Recovery allows free download of the demo mode. The demo provides a preview of all the files that can be recovered using the application. Please note that only those files viewed in preview mode are recoverable. For actual recovery of data the user will be required to purchase the software. It is suggested that for best results with Stellar Phoenix EDB Recovery Tool the .edb and .stm files are put in the same folder. One needs to ensure that MS Outlook is correctly installed.

Product Specifications:

The application interface language is in English. The version of the package is 4.1 and it was launched in February 2011. The processor required for the system is Pentium class and the operating system required is Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Windows 7/NT4(SP6). The minimum memory required for the system is 256 MB (around 512 MB is suggested). The hard disk should have 50 MB of free space.

License Types:

Stellar Phoenix EDB is available in 3 types. These are:

Administrator License (corporate)

Administrator License (educational)

Technician License

All license types are available as a CD and through regular download.Administrator License (educational) The software can be installed on multiple computers in a single location with both the Corporate and Educational licenses. The technician's license can be used to install the application on different systems in different locations.