System Requirements

  • Pentium Class Processor
  • Minimum 64 MB RAM (128MB Recommended)
  • 10 MB for Software installation
  • Disk Space – Enough space to store the converted files


EDB file stores the entire outlook mailboxes of MS exchange server. However, many of us are also aware of the fact about different instances resulting in the damage or corruption of the exchange database file. Now, every time you face a situation where EDB file gets damage or corrupt, you can’t sit ideal and wait till the condition to improve unless you take adequate actions. As smarter always wins the race, it is important for you to take smart steps to deal with EDB file error. Many experts always do recommend about taking help of third party software, but today market is flooded with numerous such applications and so it gets critical to make appropriate selection of exchange server recovery software.

In comparison to various other EDB file repair software, Kernel for Exchange Server Recovery is an advance software and very much capable of resolving all sorts of problems that results in the damage or corruption of EDB File data. The good aspect about this exchange server data recovery software is its ability to successfully restore exchange server database without letting its user face any unnecessary hassle. You can restore emails, folders, appointments, tasks, notes, calendar, journals, drafts, emails permanently deleted from the “Deleted Items” folder and other folders of the mailbox in just few clicks.

The software provides its user with two options – Open EDB File and Find EDB File – to begin with.

  • Open EDB File – With the help of this option you can easily browse down to the location of the corrupt EDB file.
  • Search EDB File – You would require taking help of this option, in case you are not exactly aware of the location of the corrupt EDB filePicture1

It doesn’t matter what ever be the reason for the inaccessibility of EDB file be it corruption, inconsistency or even mounting problems, all can be handled with the tool. This software is very smartly programmed and easily extracts all type of data from priv.edb or pub.edb file to Outlook PST. By using this exchange server recovery tool you can successfully restore every single email from exchange server and restore Exchange to MS Outlook PST file.

EDB File Scanning Option:

The software starts the EDB file recovery process by performing a detailed scanning of selected EDB file after you make the selection of respective EDB file. In fact, as a user you can select between two modes of recovery. User would require choosing a scan mode out of ‘Standard Scan’ and ‘Advanced Scan’ to continue EDB file recovery process.



You can clearly see on the above screenshot, a little detail regarding both modes is given. Although, you got to note that the scanning process may take some time as it directly relies on size of EDB file and the extent of corruption.

However, before you switch from Standard Scan mode to Advanced Scan mode and begin scanning of the EDB file, you must know the version of the Exchange Server on which the database was created.

Facility to Preview Content:

The software gives you provision to have a clear preview of EDB file contents. You can easily preview and select respective mailbox in EDB files along with their respective folders that too get displayed.


The good thing about the software is the availability of individual tabs that facilitates you to view email body along with its attachments. Other mailbox items like contacts, calendars, notes etc can be sorted and previewed through navigation panel at the left.

Various Saving Options Available:

Once you are done with preview procedure, the next step was to save the recovered mailboxes and with this EDB recovery software, from repaired .EDB file you can easily extract all mailboxes and save it at a desired location.


But the software provides you with various additional functionalities to save the recovered file and its content as per the requirement like:


PST Options –

  • Create Unicode PST: This option allows you to create Unicode PST.
  • Split PST file after: If you desire to split the newly created PST file then this tool also provides you with this option to split PST file just by specifying the size in MB.


  • Item Type: The option is available for you to select mailbox items like Emails, Calendars, Contacts, Journals, and Tasks to be saved in file.
  • Date Range: The option lets you to define desired time period and save emails of particular period by setting Date After and Date Before fields.
  • Include/Exclude Options: You are provided with alternatives to choose either include or exclude mailbox items depending upon applied filters.

What is more remarkable about the software is its wide range extra features that makes it more reliable EDB file recovery tool like:

  • Saving Individual Items – Using this software you could also save mailbox items individually instead of saving entire folders and mailboxes. In fact, you can easily save individual items to MSG, EML, RTF, HTML and TEXT files.
  • Proper Disk Space Utilization – Dealing with large sized EDB file also gets easy with software as it is integrated with option that allows use appropriate disk space while scanning and recovering EDB items. However, selecting this option increases the scan time.
  • Efficient Compatibility – Works well with Windows 9x, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, Windows Server 2003 (all service packs), 2008, 2008R2, 2012. Also compatible with MS Exchange Server 5.0, 5.5, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013.


This is certainly one of those few excellent applications that have got certain pros that one may find hard to find in other competitive email recovery tools like:

  • Efficient in performing operating like searching, scanning, and repairing EDB files
  • Provides filter option to even get rid of duplicate entries
  • Allows user to have a clear preview of all the items in the mailboxes
  • Keeps folder hierarchy intact in exported PST files
  • Permits the recovery of selected mailboxes

It is one of those ‘must-have’ tools to overcome from situations when one would require dealing with corrupt EDB fie in absence of a recent backup. As administrator, you are accountable for managing and taking a proper care of users’ mailboxes. In almost every condition when the Exchange Server is down or corrupt, this tool can always be very handy in restoring the mailboxes by performing successful recovery of EDB file. The user interface of this software is simple and also comes in demo version. Demo version is available at free of cost and can be solely installed on the computer to review the tool’s effectiveness. Also, it comes with online help documentation and can be handy in figuring out its functions with no trouble.

Download free trial version from here : http://www.kerneldatarecovery.com/exchange-server-recovery.html