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I'm repairing a computer for a friend, the computer won't boot into Windows (Vista) and I've tried all of the usual stuff (BIOS settings, repair console etc) so I'm in with a Ubuntu Live CD backing everything up before I do a clean install. Long story short, I'm trying to find the Outlook data files, I want to make sure I get the right ones and I get them all.

My questions are:

  • How many files are there?
  • What are they called?
  • Where are they?
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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Settings: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook
Messages: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook


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Magic, thankyou – JMK Nov 5 '11 at 15:31

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