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How to perform EDB Repair manually (using inbuilt utility)

There is an undying need to possess excellent email and collaborative system that helps in email exchange and few other functions. Easy to use, accessibility and usage are some of the criterion to decide on an email client. Hence, having proved itself in local day-to-day business, MS Outlook is considered one such email application that people could trust on. However, just as every application has some downside, MS Outlook is no different. MS Outlook works in collaboration with Exchange Server that stores every email as backup in Exchange Database (EDB) Files. These files come in handy in case of user mailbox deletion issues. However, under severe damage circumstances user ends up losing EDB files as well that require quick attention.

ESEUTIL is an inbuilt utility that proves helpful in such occasions. Eseutil is a command line utility that works with Extensible Storage Engine (ESE), database files and log files, which are associated with a MS Exchange database and helps in performing EDB recovery. The exe file can be located at

<System Drive>:\Program files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\Bin.

It can be used to repair one file at a time. Other than being easy, it lets user repair, offline defragmentation, integrity checks etc on the file.

ESEUTIL analyzes the structure of database tables and records at the low level of database ESE.dll. Additionally, it takes care of defragmentation, repair, restore, recovery, integrity and likewise. Modes such as integrity and offline defragmentation could only be used to verify the state of given database. Although, the utility has few amazing set of features, it is not untouched with some sit backs as well. STM (streaming) files cannot be repaired using this utility and it restricts towards public repair only.

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Hence, in order to perform comprehensive EDB Repair one must trust third party utility EDB to PST conversion tool. Kernel for Exchange Server Recovery software is easy to use, efficient and performs entire corrupt EDB file repair in blink of an eye. Find out some amazing features as listed below:

  • Repair EDB files completely
  • Perform quick, easy and efficient Public as well as Private EDB files recovery
  • Performs complete mailbox including emails along with attachments, HTML text, various folders, calendar entries, journal, notes etc recovery
  • Recover permanently deleted emails as well (displayed in RED)
  • Repair EDB files damaged due to dirty shut down techniques or checksum errors
  • Save the recovered files date wise
  • Quickly extract all mailboxes from EDB file
  • Save recovered EDB files to multiple PST files
  • Free evaluation version for download available
  • Supports almost all versions of MS Exchange Server and MS Outlook

Kernel for Exchange Server Recovery consists of two recovery modes that ease out entire process and assure of complete EDB file repair instantly! Standard Scan is a fast mode that repairs slightly damaged EDB files and saves the recovered file into PST format. Advanced mode is slower than the first one but repairs severely damaged EDB files. The software recovers private or public EDB files along with STM files. Moreover, the Offline EDB recovery tool is available in free trial edition for users to analyzing it before purchase.

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Supported Versions:

Microsoft Exchange Server 5.0/ 5.5/ 2000/ 2003/ 2007/ 2010/2013 and 2016

Microsoft Outlook 97/ 98/ 2000/ XP/ 2003/ 2007/ 2010/2013 and 2016

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Kernel for Exchange Server Recovery software is also available in free trial edition. Free version allows user to analyze the software before purchase. Demo version lets the user perform complete repair and preview these files. However, in order to save any such data, user must purchase complete licensed edition of Kernel for Exchange Server Recovery.